Thursday , October 22 2020

Women

Bala Devi returns to footballing action for Rangers FC in Scotland!

The Indian football ecosystem has already started to move forward together with the I-League Qualifier 2020 and Mohammedan Sporting already sealing a berth in the I-League 2020-21. The Qualifier has been the first-ever sporting action in India organised by any sporting Federation since the lockdown. Add to that – around …

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India Women’s Maymol Rocky: Our journey has just started!

Indian Women’s National Team Head Coach Maymol Rocky addressed participants on the second day of the ongoing International Virtual Coaching Conference organized by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), speaking on the topic ‘Women’s Football In India’ – where she talked about the progress made by the Indian Senior National …

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Real Kashmir FC announces formation of an all-women’s team!

On an occasion most appropriate, Real Kashmir FC presented its fans in the union territory a Daughter’s Day gift by announcing the formation of an all-women’s team, which will compete at national level tournaments. Real Kashmir FC chairman Sandeep Chattoo said, “as we believe that girls have tremendous sporting potential …

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India Forwards together: Manisha – Incredible to learn from Bala-di!

At just 18 years of age, Manisha is quite a versatile attacker. A pacey, strong forward with a powerful shot, she has been making rapid progress at the Indian Senior level. And a key factor for all of that are inputs from none other than the mercurial Bala Devi, who …

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#ShePower comes to the fore, drives social change through Golden Baby Leagues in Punjab!

The Golden Baby Leagues initiative was launched by All India Football Federation (AIFF) in 2018 with the primary objective of engaging children from ages 6-12 with football and give them exposure from a very young age. However, in communities across the country, it is also helping break societal stereotypes and …

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India’s first full-fledged girls residential football academy launched!

RFC Girls Football Academy, India’s first full-fledged girls residential football training facility, was launched by Rebels FC on Monday, August 17 in Bengaluru. The academy will provide top of the line scientific training for young female players to achieve their dream of becoming a professional football player and also help …

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FIFA Women’s World Rankings: India stay 55th, USA retain top spot!

Yesterday, the latest FIFA Women’s World Ranking were released by the world football governing body and in the third rankings of 2020, India stay in 55th position alongside Northern Ireland behind South Africa and Belarus, but ahead of Venezuela. India have 1432 points, the same as last quarter and they …

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Football Delhi eSummit VIDEO: The Importance of Women’s Football Development!

Football Delhi (former Delhi Soccer Association) organised their inaugural Football Delhi eSummit on Monday, August 3 which is Delhi Football Day! The Importance of Women’s Football Development • Sara Booth (FIFA, Head of Women’s Football Competitions) • Sara Pilot (AIF Women’s Committee, Chairperson) • Dalima Chhibber (India Women’s national team …

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Maymol Rocky: Introduction of strength training has worked wonders!

Indian Women’s Team Head Coach Maymol Rocky has attributed the rapid improvement in her team to the “introduction of strength training” into the regular training regime of the players. Speaking about it at length on AIFF TV, Maymol referred to the period when she first introduced it in the team. …

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Manipuri cousin trio hopes ‘family tradition’ continues at FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup!

Time stood still as Jeakson Singh Thounaojam leapt higher than all in the sultry Delhi air to head the ball into the back of the Colombian net – becoming India’s first-ever goal-scorer at a FIFA World Cup in 2017. As he ran to celebrate much to the joy of the …

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