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India Women’s team stars express delight over 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup opportunity!

Members of the Senior National Women’s Team expressed their delight after India was announced as the host of the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup finals, and spoke about how the mega-event will provide a further boost to the sport in the nation. Head coach Maymol Rocky stated that she is …

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Senior women footballers praise AIFF for broad-basing women’s football!

Indian Women’s national team players lauded the All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) approach to “broad-base women’s football across the country” as the final round of the Indian Women’s League 2019-20 is all set to get underway at the Bangalore Football Stadium in Karnataka from January 24. “We have played in …

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India Women captain Ashalata Devi: The U-17 Girls need your support!

People make their New Year’s Resolutions. But I have a revolution in mind for the new decade. And it revolves around Women’s Football in India. We all know how important the year 2020 is going to be for female footballers like myself in this country. The FIFA U-17 Women’s World …

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Two nominations for India at upcoming AFC Annual Awards 2019!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced the nominees for the AFC Annual Awards Hong Kong 2019 on Friday, November 15 with India receiving nominations in two categories. Senior Women’s National Team captain Ashalata Devi has been nominated for the AFC Player of the Year (Women) award while the All India …

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Sunil Chhetri & Ashalata Devi win AIFF Footballer of the Year 2019 awards!

All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel announced iconic national team striker Sunil Chhetri as the AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year 2018-19 at the AIFF Executive Committee Meeting in the Capital today. This is the sixth time Chhetri bagged the prestigious Award having earlier won it in 2007, …

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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’s Ashalata Devi: Wearing captain’s armband a magical feeling!

It was back in 2011 that Ashalata Devi made her debut for the Indian women’s team as an 18-year-old and eight years later on Tuesday, November 13, she etched her name into the history books as she became the first-ever captain of the women’s national team to lead her side …

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