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India’s Blue Tigresses touch down in Kathmandu to play SAFF Women’s Championship!

The defending champions, Indian Senior Women’s National Team has arrived in Kathmandu, today on Saturday, September 3 for the SAFF Women’s Championship, which kicks-off on September 6. The Blue Tigresses have been clubbed in Group A alongside Pakistan, Maldives and Bangladesh.

“The players are aware of the challenges and we hope to put up a strong performance. The mix of seniors and the younger ones will surely help us to achieve the target,” said Head Coach Suren Chettri.

India face Pakistan on September 7, followed by Maldives on September 10 and Bangladesh on September 13. All matches will be played at the Dashrath Stadium in Kathmandu, Nepal.

The squad travelled to Kathmandu after a brief camp in Pune. Dangmei Grace has also joined the team from Uzbekistan, where she is plying her trade with FC Nasaf Qarshi.

INDIA WOMEN

Goalkeepers
Aditi Chauhan, Maibam Linthoingambi Devi, Sowmiya Narayanasamy

Defenders
Sweety Devi, Ritu Rani, Ashalata Devi, Ranjana Chanu, Manisa Panna, Michel Castanha, Juli Kishan, Santosh

Midfielders
Anju Tamang,Priyangka Devi, Martina Thokchom, Sandhiya Ranganathan, Kashmina, Ratanbala Devi

Forwards
Dular Marandi, Apurna Narzary, Soumya Guguloth, Renu, Kiran Pisda, Dangmei Grace

Officials
Suren Chettri (Head Coach)

India’s fixtures in the SAFF Women’s Championship 2022 – Group A:

Sept 7: India vs Pakistan (12.45pm IST)
Sept 10: Maldives vs India (5.15pm IST)
Sept 13: India vs Bangladesh (5.15pm IST)

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