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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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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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AIFF TV: Live Q&A session with India Women’s Bala Devi!

Indian women’s national team and Rangers Women FC forward Bala Devi, the first woman from India to sign a professional contract with a European club, joins us on AIFF TV as she talks about her journey in football, her time in Glasgow so far and the rise of the Indian …

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India Women’s Bala Devi: Playing at Glasgow Rangers a whole new experience!

Indian Women’s National Team striker Bala Devi described playing for Rangers Women FC as a “whole new experience”, where she gets to share the pitch with a number of quality players from various countries. On a candid chat with AIFF TV, Bala Devi, who became the first Indian woman footballer …

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420 Grams S03E11: Breaking Women’s Football down with Bala Devi!

With 52 international goals in 58 games since 2010, Bala Devi is easily one of India’s most accomplished footballers. This month she became the first Indian to score a goal at the highest level in Europe for Glasgow Rangers FC. In this exclusive 420grams interview Bala Devi talks to Arjun …

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Bala Devi: MC Mary Kom a big source of inspiration for me!

Indian women’s national team forward Bala Devi, the first woman from to play professional football in Europe, is an inspiration for numerous budding players across the country and in a candid chat with AIFF TV, she revealed how she idolizes legendary boxer MC Mary Kom and how the two met …

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Ashalata Devi: Bala Devi’s move to Rangers FC will have a huge impact on the next generation!

Earlier this year, talismanic Indian women’s national team forward Bala Devi became the first woman player from the country to sign a professional contract with a European club as she signed for Rangers Women’s FC, who play in the Scottish Women’s Premier League. According to national team skipper Ashalata Devi, …

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Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: Bala Devi’s path-breaking journey will inspire Indian Football!

Arjuna awardee Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, the only Indian footballer to have played in the UEFA Europa League so far, feels Bala Devi’s “path-breaking” journey can inspire not only the women footballers but also their men counterparts in India – all in an effort to take Indian Football Forward Together. “It …

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Bala Devi returns to footballing action for Rangers FC in Scotland!

The Indian football ecosystem has already started to move forward together with the I-League Qualifier 2020 and Mohammedan Sporting already sealing a berth in the I-League 2020-21. The Qualifier has been the first-ever sporting action in India organised by any sporting Federation since the lockdown. Add to that – around …

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India Forwards together: Manisha – Incredible to learn from Bala-di!

At just 18 years of age, Manisha is quite a versatile attacker. A pacey, strong forward with a powerful shot, she has been making rapid progress at the Indian Senior level. And a key factor for all of that are inputs from none other than the mercurial Bala Devi, who …

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