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VIDEO – 420 Grams S01E22: India to Host FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup; But Do Women Get to Play?

India has bagged the rights to host the 2020 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup. This will be the first time a women’s team will represent India at one of FIFA’s World Cups. The move is a positive one from the perspective of providing an impetus to young women looking to …

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CONCACAF announces Preliminary Rounds of the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic qualifiers!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today announced details for the preliminary rounds of the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship. Regional qualifiers will begin this summer, with matches in Central America and the Caribbean. The qualification process for the CONCACAF Men’s Olympic Qualifying Championship will …

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India Women’s Maymol Rocky: Team displayed football maturity more than their age!

After the Indian Senior Women’s National team’s heart-breaking exit in the Olympic Qualifiers Round 2, Head Coach Maymol Rocky was at a loss of words to explain how proud she was of the bunch of girls most of whom are in their late teens, and early twenties. “These girls are …

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India Women draw 3-3 with hosts Myanmar, bow out on goal difference!

On a stage where the Indian Senior Women’s National Team had to secure nothing less than a win, the Maymol Rocky coached team with an average age of just 21, showcasing class, composure, tenacity, and maturity to be held 3-3 by hosts Myanmar at the Mandalar Thiri Stadium here today, …

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India Women’s Maymol Rocky: Against Myanmar, we will fight for every inch!

India Women’s national team head coach Maymol Rocky in her own words said what it means about facing Myanmar tomorrow. I looked up synonyms for ‘gut feeling’ but could not find any. That’s the feeling you get when you wake up in the morning with a bit of nausea, touched …

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Three teenagers stay pivotal for India Women’s team!

At barely twenty years of age, Jabamani Tudu, Roja Devi and Manisha have carved out a small niche of a young core in the engine of the Indian Senior Women’s National team. Indispensable and often brimming with excitement, the trio are some of the youngest members of the Women’s National …

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India Women captain Ashalata Devi: Easy was never an option!

It’s a must win for India Senior Women’s National team when they take on a “strong Myanmar” in their last group league match on April 9. Captain Ashalata Devi admits the “match will be tough”, but maintains that “easy was never an option”. In an exclusive interview, Ashalata talks at …

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India Women clinch crucial 3-1 win over Nepal in 2020 Olympic qualifiers!

The Indian women’s national team defeated Nepal 3-1 in their second group stage match of the Olympic Qualifiers Round 2 at the Mandalarthiri Stadium in Mandalay, Myanmar today, April 6 to go top Group A with six points out of two matches, with hosts Myanmar to play later in the …

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India Women’s Maymol Rocky: This team can play 120 minutes when needed!

Conditioning is that key component in sport which yields better athletic results. In the age of sports science, there has been a significant stress on strength, conditioning, rehab, stamina, and even the usage of GPS systems, all since the girls assembled in December for the preparatory camp, and the exposure …

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