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Zinc Football name Renedy Singh, Bembem Devi & Shaji Prabhakaran as advisors!

The Zinc Football initiative of Vedanta Hindustan Zinc have announced that former India captain Renedy Singh, Indian women’s football legend Bembem Devi and Football Delhi president Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran have joint as part of the advisory board for the programme. The advisory board, consisting of the three specialists at its …

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Get addicted to football, Indian Football legends say in unison!

On the International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking, Indian Football legends join hands in the fight against drug abuse. ‘Get addicted to Football, not drugs,’ stay their message. Every human being faces challenges at every step. The challenge to overcome them to face a tougher one describes ‘life’. …

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Indian Women’s team stars laud ‘Padma Shri’ Bembem Devi!

India Women’s National Team stalwarts lauded former India captain Bembem Devi, who is fondly known as the ‘Durga of Indian Football’, as she is set to receive the prestigious Padma Shri later this year. She will be the seventh Indian footballer of all-time, and the first female player, to win …

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Bembem Devi: This Padma Shri is what Women’s Football in India is all about!

Bembem Devi, the first Indian woman footballer in India to have been named a Padma Shri, walked down memory lane to recollect days when she changed her name to Bobo and Amko to play football with the boys. In an exclusive interview she opens up at length about what the …

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AIFF congratulates Bembem Devi on being named Padma Shri!

The ‘Durga of Indian Football’, Oinam Bembem Devi became the first Indian woman footballer and the seventh overall to be named a Padma Shri. The Awards will be conferred by the President of India at ceremonial functions which are held at Rashtrapati Bhawan in March/April every year. All India Football …

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Bembem Devi: Domestic competitions lay foundation stone of national team!

Bembem Devi, the most decorated woman footballer of the country, feels the robust domestic football pyramid structure has laid the “foundation stone” of the Indian Senior Women’s National Team for the future. “Tournaments such as the Senior Women’s National Football Championship lay the foundation stone for a strong Women’s National …

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India’s Bembem Devi: I’m happy to be playing an active role in shaping the Youth system!

The legendary Bembem Devi who was in her first Coaching assignment in the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship says she’s extremely happy to be playing an active role to redefine the youth setup of women’s football in our Country. After India’s triumph in the final against Bangladesh, Bembem spoke at length …

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India U-15 Girls coach Firmin D’Souza: We deserved this trophy!

India U-15 Girls Coach Firmin D’Souza attributed the success in the SAFF U-15 Championship to “hard work”. Moments after India were crowned champions in the SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship by defeating Bangladesh by a solitary goal in the final in Thimpu, D’Souza stated, “We stuck to our task. There were …

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Bembem Devi relishing life as assistant coach of the India U-15 Girls Team!

Football life for some players might end after retirement but not for former Indian Women’s Team captain and legend Bembem Devi. The Manipuri midfielder who played for India for more than two decades retired in 2016 after winning Gold in the South-Asian Games, but football came calling once more – …

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