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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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Anju Tamang: From football shoes to wielding the sickle!

While the rest of the country braces up for the new normal of the festive season during a pandemic, the people in the small village of Rangalibazna in the foothills of the Himalayan Range in West Bengal are rejoicing a successful harvesting season. Among those rejoicing the bountiful harvest of …

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India Women’s captain Ashalata Devi lays emphasis on building a fighting spirit for juniors!

The Indian Women’s National Team has been raising quite a few eyebrows of late, having earned some impressive results over the last couple of years. Captain and centre-back Ashalata Devi has been leading the side from the back with her own brand of competitive spirit. During a candid chat with …

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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 Women’s Maymol Rocky: Our journey has just started!

Indian Women’s National Team Head Coach Maymol Rocky addressed participants on the second day of the ongoing International Virtual Coaching Conference organized by the All India Football Federation (AIFF), speaking on the topic ‘Women’s Football In India’ – where she talked about the progress made by the Indian Senior National …

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Gurpreet & Sanju declared winners of AIFF Player of the Year Awards!

Indian National Team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, and Sanju are the winners of the 2019-20 AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year Award, and the 2019-20 AIFF Women’s Footballer of the Year Award respectively. This is the first time Gurpreet has received this prestigious award, and in the process he became …

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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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