Indian ladies’s crew to play pleasant matches towards Uzbekistan, Belarus as preparation for AFC Asian Cup

Indian ladies’s crew to play pleasant matches towards Uzbekistan, Belarus as preparation for AFC Asian Cup

The crew has been tenting in Goa since December and is getting ready for the AFC Ladies’s Asian Cup, which is ready to be held in India in 2022.

Indian women's team to play friendly matches against Uzbekistan, Belarus as preparation for AFC Asian Cup

File picture of the India ladies’s soccer crew. AIFF

New Delhi: The Indian ladies’s crew will play pleasant matches towards Uzbekistan and Belarus on 5 and eight April respectively as a part of its preparations for the AFC Asian Cup subsequent 12 months, the All India Soccer Federation stated on Saturday.

Each the matches shall be performed in Uzbekistan.

The crew has been tenting in Goa since December and is getting ready for the AFC Ladies’s Asian Cup, which is ready to be held in India in 2022.

Head coach Maymol Rocky, who has named a 23-member squad for the 2 friendlies in Uzbekistan, feels that the preparation for the crew is selecting up momentum.

After the pandemic, now we have been in camp for nearly 4 months now, and the crew is absolutely gelling properly collectively, Maymol stated.

Each Uzbekistan and Belarus are sturdy sides, and can present ample problem to the women within the two friendlies.

India had performed friendlies towards Uzbekistan two years again, and Maymol recalled one such match.

We had initially struggled towards them, however I keep in mind the final match that we performed towards Uzbekistan, we fought again properly and it will definitely led to a draw. We’re wanting ahead to additional constructing on that consequence, she stated.

The squad:

Goalkeepers: Aditi Chauhan, Sowmiya Narayansamy, M Linthoingambi Devi.

Defenders: Jabamani Tudu, Ashalata Devi, Sweety Devi, Ritu Rani, Ranjana Chanu, W Linthoingambi Devi, Kritina Devi, Anju Tamang.

Midfielders: Indumathi Kathiresan, Manisha, Sangita Basfore, Martina Thokchom, Pyari Xaxa, Dangmei Grace, Soumya Guguloth.

Forwards: Renu, Karishma Purushottam Shirvoikar, Sandhiya Ranganathan, Sumati Kumari, Heigrujam Daya Devi.

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