Monday , January 25 2021

Women

XtraTime VIDEO: IFA happy with conduct of Kanyashree Cup!

SSB locked horns with SC East Bengal in the final of the 2020 Kanyashree Cup at the Saltlake Stadium, which they went on to win yesterday. After the final, XtraTime spoke with IFA secretary Joydeep Mukherjee and women’s committee chairperson Sudeshna Mukherjee. Go to read the match report: SSB beats …

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XtraTime VIDEO: SSB beats SC East Bengal to win Kanyashree Cup!

SSB locked horns with SC East Bengal in the final of the 2020 Kanyashree Cup at the Saltlake Stadium, which they went on to win. XtraTime spoke with both teams amongst them with top SSB striker Ranjita, who played the final despite her father being in an ICU. Go to …

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Dangmei Grace: Background in athletics has helped me grow as a winger!

Indian Women’s National Team star Dangmei Grace may have made a name for herself by leaving a number of flat-footed defenders in her wake, but the 24-year-old has her sporting roots not in the beautiful game, but in track and field events — more specifically, short-distance races. Speaking to AIFF …

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India National Team icons hail Manipur’s sporting culture!

In a candid conversation on AIFF TV on Sunday, December 27, Indian women’s national team winger Dangmei Grace, who hails from Bishnupur in Manipur, spoke about the sporting culture in her home state and how sports is “in the blood” of all Manipuris. “Our inclination towards sports comes from our …

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Dangmei Grace: Every one of India Women’s team is a star!

Prolific India Women’s Senior National Team forward Dangmei Grace feels everyone in the team is a “star” in their own capacity and playing with these stars has made her really “proud.” “After joining the National team as a professional player and especially after playing with the stars of the national …

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Bala Devi: FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will help change the overall mind-set about women’s football in India!

The Indian Women’s Team’s prolific striker Bala Devi feels that the forthcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup in 2022 will bring in a fresh change in Indian parents’ mind-set about motivating their daughters to embrace the beautiful game. “Earlier, we didn’t see many girls play football. Now, the numbers have …

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