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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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India Women win 2-0 over Indonesia in Olympic Qualifiers Round 2 opener!

The Indian Women’s National Team took bold steps towards the 2020 Olympics Tokyo after registering a 2-0 win over Indonesia in their first match of the Qualifiers Round 2 for women’s football at the Mandalarthiri Stadium in Mandalay, Myanmar today, April 3. Dangmei Grace’s brace (27′,67′) proved to be the …

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India Women battle-ready for Mental Litmus Test against Indonesia!

Ahead of Indian Senior Women’s Team’s opening match of the AFC Olympic Qualifiers Round 2 against Indonesia at the Mandalarthiri Stadium, Head Coach Maymol Rocky dubbed the clash as “mental litmus test for her team with incredibly high stakes”. The kick-off on Wednesday, April 3 is slated for 2pm IST. …

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India Women Maymol Rocky: SAFF triumph puts us in perfect frame of mind for Olympic qualifiers!

A day after winning the SAFF Women’s Championship for the fifth consecutive time, Head Coach Maymol Rocky prefers to look ahead to the next big challenge – the Round 2 of the AFC Olympic Qualifiers in April. In an interview, she talks about India’s chances at the Olympic Qualifiers, the …

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