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We’re not just a team but a family, India U-16 Girls say in unison!

They say, a team only can prevail over the odds when they are not just a team, but a family. Taking a sneak peek into the Indian U-16 Girls National Team and you find it’s a family who laugh together, cry together and take an oath together to excel in …

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India U-16 Girls draw Laos, are eliminated from AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers!

India U-16 girls were held to a 1-1 draw by eventual table-toppers Laos in their final fixture of the first round of the 2019 AFC U-16 Women’s Championship – Thailand Qualifiers at the MFF Stadium in Ulaan Baatar today, September 23. Following the result, Laos, having amassed 10 points from …

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AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers: India U-16 Girls face Laos in do or die match!

After a loss to hosts Mongolia in the previous match the equation of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifier stays very pretty simple for Coach Firmin D’Souza’s wards. It’s a do or die at the moment in the last match against Laos and only a win will be able to …

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India U-16 Girls go down 1-2 to hosts Mongolia in AFC U-16 Championship qualifiers!

Amidst extreme weather conditions, where the average temperature has been hovering around zero degree Celsius for the last couple of days, India U-16 girls staged a gritty display but that was not enough against the hosts Mongolia as they went down fighting 1-2 at the MFF Stadium in Ulaanbaatar today, …

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Thousands of kilometres apart, India U-16 youth teams aim to create history!

Malaysia and Mongolia are almost 5,000kms apart. Nothing between the two nations is similar, let alone common tradition. However, for the Indian Youth Teams currently playing and training in both the nations, the commonality is of epic proportions – an attempt to create a historical footnote in Indian football history. …

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Braving sub-zero temperatures, India U-16 Girls bank on positives against host Mongolia!

Even after two back-to-back victories in the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers against Hong Kong and Pakistan respectively, the extreme climate in Ulaanbaatar has been ‘a real headache’ for Coach Firmin D’Souza. India will play hosts Mongolia in their third group stage match on Friday, September 21. “Snowfall has been …

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India U-16 Girls drub Pakistan 4-0 to stay top in AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers!

The Indian U-16 girls dished out another stellar performance in the ongoing AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Qualifier to churn out a spectacular 4-0 win against archrivals Pakistan at the MFF Stadium in Ulaanbaatar today, September 19. While Avika Singh (22′) opened the scoring for India, the Pakistani goalie Ayesha (43′) …

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India U-16 Girls battle ‘challenging weather’ as they gear up to face Pakistan!

Six days after India’s comprehensive victory over Pakistan in the SAFF Cup semifinal, it’s India vs Pakistan again! This time it’s in Mongolia – in the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers. The Indian Girls started their campaign on a winning note, breezing past Hong Kong 6-1 in their opening fixture …

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India U-16 Girls open AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers with 6-1 over Hong Kong!

A hattrick from Lynda Kom enabled Indian U-16 Girls’ Team kick-off their campaign in the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers in style when they breezed past Hong Kong 6-1 in their first match in Ulan Bator, Mongolia on Saturday, September 15. Apart from Lynda’s hat-rick, Captain Shilky Devi netted a …

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India U-16 Girls coach Firmin D’Souza: Ready to toil hard on the field of play!

Ahead of the AFC U-16 Women’s Championship Qualifiers in Mongolia, Head Coach of the Indian U-16 Women’s National Team sounded “confident of the team’s ability to play tacky football”. The Indian Women come on the back of winning the SAFF U-15 Championship in Bhutan and have been drawn in Group …

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