By Susil Premalal
The Sri Lanka Team led by Subash Madushan will commence their preparations with a friendly encounter against the Bangladesh National Team on August 29.
Sri Lanka would take on India in their opening Group ‘B’ fixture on September 4 followed by their second match against the Maldives against September 7.
The Group ‘A’ includes Bangladesh, Pakistan, Nepal and Bhutan.
Sri Lanka Squad: Subash Madushan (Captain - Navy SC), Yogendra Puslas (New Youngs FC), Anuruddha Warakagoda (Army SC), Charith Rathnayake (Colombo FC), Sajith Mendis (Army SC), Mohamed Rifnaz (Colombo FC), Afeel Mohamed (Colombo FC), Ashikur Rahman (Army SC), Mariyathas Nitharshan (Renown SC), Hewage Ishan (Air Force SC), Naizer Mohamed (Colombo FC), Johar Mohamed (Colombo FC), Jude Supan (Renown SC), Asela Madushan (Renown SC), Sasanka Jayasekara (Ratnam SC), Dilan de Silva ( Colombo FC), Nicholas Fernando (Air Force SC), Sujan Perera (Eagles SC, Maldives), Rajapaksha Dhanushka (New Youngs FC) and Kaveesh Fernando (Colombo FC).