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FIFA President wishes Bembem Devi on her birthday!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino expressed his wishes to former Indian Women’s Team captain and ‘Durga of Indian Football’ Oinam Bembem Devi, on the latter’s birthday; Bembem celebrated her 42nd birthday on Monday, April 4. In a letter to AIFF, the FIFA President expressed his admiration and gratitude to Bembem for …

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Indian footballers take a stand of zero tolerance for female genital mutilation!

Indian Footballers took a stand on the International Day for Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, stating that the malpractice needs to come to an end to give an equal chance to children. Female genital mutilation is an ancient practice that is still followed across many places in the world, …

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Extremely impressed the manner the Blue Tigresses played, Bhaichung Bhutia & Bembem Devi say in unison!

The performance of the Blue Tigresses in their opener of the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup against Iran has left the two Padma Shris who were present at the stadium extremely impressed. Blue Tiger legend, and former captain Bhaichung Bhutia felt “women’s football has come a long way.” “I am …

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VIDEO: Bembem Devi lauds Kerala Government for hosting Senior Women’s National Football Championship!

Bembem Devi, the first Indian women’s footballer to be conferred with the Padma Shri award, praised the Kerala Government for hosting the Senior Women’s National Football Championship 2021-22 in the state. The tournament is being played across four venues- Municipal Stadium, Kuthuparamba; EMS Corporation Stadium, Kozhikode; Calicut University, Kozhikode; and …

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Bembem Devi lauds Kerala Government for hosting Senior Women’s National Football Championship!

Bembem Devi, the first Indian women’s footballer to be conferred with the Padma Shri award, praised the Kerala Government for hosting the Senior Women’s National Football Championship 2021-22 in the state. The tournament is being played across four venues- Municipal Stadium, Kuthuparamba; EMS Corporation Stadium, Kozhikode; Calicut University, Kozhikode; and …

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Padma Shri Bembem Devi: India Women’s Team lucky to get a chance to play Brazil!

Bembem Devi, the first woman footballer to have received the prestigious Padma Shri Award, feels the current crop of the Indian Senior Women’s National Team is “extremely lucky” to get a chance to play against Brazil in the forthcoming International tournament in Manaus. “Brazil are ranked 7th in the world. …

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Oinam Bembem Devi – Durga of Indian Football receives Padma Shri Award!

The ‘Durga of Indian Football,’ Oinam Bembem Devi became the first Indian woman footballer, and the seventh overall to receive the prestigious Padma Shri Award. She received the Award in the Capital earlier today, November 8, 2021 from the honourable President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind. The function was …

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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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