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Indian Team for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup Announced

Bhubaneswar: With only a few days left, the India national football squad for the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup India 2022 has been announced on Wednesday.

Thomas Dennerby, head coach of team India announced the 21-member Indian squad.

The World Cup is scheduled to begin on October 11. India will play their group league matches at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar on October 11, October 14 and October 17 with USA, Morocco and Brazil respectively.

โ€œItโ€™s a new situation for everyone. India have never played the World Cup before. This is different ball game altogether. Itโ€™s a unique chance to show everyone that we have prepared well and will not allow anyone to run over us. Everyone wants to play the World Cup, but I can only select the best 21 in the squad,โ€ Coach Dennerby said.

The final Squad:ย 

Goalkeepers: Monalisha Devi Moirangthem, Melody Chanu Keisham, Anjali Munda

Defenders: Astam Oraon, Kajal, Naketa, Purnima Kumari, Varshika, Shilky Devi Hemam

Midfielders: Babina Devi Lisham, Nitu Linda, Shailja, Shubhangi Singh

Forwards: Anita Kumari, Lynda Kom Serto, Neha, Rejiya Devi Laishram, Shelia Devi Loktongbam, Kajol Hubert Dsouza, Lavanya Upadhyay, Sudha Ankita Tirkey


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