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AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022: Youngest In Competition, India’s Shilky Devi Keen To Learn For Future

Jan 15, 2022 PTI

India defender Shilky Devi is the youngest player in the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 at 16 years and two months. India will begin their campaign against Iran on January 20.

AFC Women's Asian Cup: Indian, Chinese Taipei Football Teams Reach Mumbai

Jan 13, 2022 PTI

Amid the concerns caused by the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic, Chinese Taipei became the first team to arrive in Mumbai for AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022. India and Chinese Taipei are in Group A.

AFC Women's Asian Cup: India Announce 23-member Squad, Ngangom Bala Devi Misses Out

While the AIFF has not named a captain yet, the experienced Loitongbam Ashalata Devi is likely to lead the side in the AFC Women's Asian Cup, which will be held in three venues across Maharasthra from January 20 to February 6.

Strength And Conditioning Coach Made Huge Difference, Says India Goalie Aditi Chauhan

Jan 04, 2022 PTI

Aditi Chauhan believes that morning sessions in the gym with new strength and conditioning coach of Indian women's national football team have helped her become a lot more agile on the pitch.

AFC Women's Asian Cup: India Head Coach Thomas Dennerby Eyes FIFA World Cup Qualification

Five teams from the Asian Cup, to be played in Mumbai and Pune from January 20 to February 4, will qualify directly for the 2023 World Cup. Asia got six direct berths and two intercontinental play-off spots for the FIFA World Cup.

29 December, 2021

Yearender 2021: From ESports To Sunil Chhetri’s Khel Ratna, Indian Football Made Exciting Moves - Highlights

Koushik Paul

The year 2021 was good for Indian football despite the COVID-19 pandemic. Indian women played in Brazil while Sandesh Jhingan signed up a Croatian professional team.

23 December, 2021

SAFF U-19 Women's Football Championship 2021: India Go Down To Bangladesh In Final


India had finished second behind Bangladesh after the group stage too, with three wins and one defeat. Holders Bangladesh, who defeated India in both meetings, remained unbeaten in the SAFF U-19 Women's Football Championship 2021.

16 December, 2021

SAFF Under-19 Women’s Championship: Priyangka Devi Brace Hands India Victory Over Bhutan


India's 3-0 win over Bhutan is their second win in the ongoing SAFF Under-19 Women’s Championship in Dhaka. Earlier, India started their campaign with a comprehensive 5-0 win over Sri Lanka.

14 December, 2021

SAFF U-19 Women’s Championship: India Blank Hapless Sri Lanka 5-0 In Campaign Opener


Nitu Linda scored a brace while Santosh, Karen Estrocio and Priyanka Devi got their names on the scoresheet for India against Sri Lanka in the SAFF U-19 Women’s Championship. India next play Bhutan On Wednesday.

26 November, 2021

BRA Vs IND: Brazil Women Hammer India 6-1 In Football Legend Formiga’s Farewell Game


Manisha Kalyan scored the only goal for India women against Brazil in the four-national international tournament on Friday. Ariadina Borges, Kerolin Ferraz, Geyse Ferreira, Giovana Costa netted for Brazil.

14 October, 2021

India Women Beat Higher-ranked Chinese Taipei 1-0 In International Football Friendly


The friendly matches were a part of preparations for the AFC Asian Cup, which will be hosted by India in January-February.


11 October, 2021

India Women Beat Bahrain 5-0 In International Football Friendly


Bahrain are ranked 85th in the FIFA chart as against India's 57th position. India had beaten UAE 4-1 and lost to Tunisia 0-1 in Dubai in international friendly matches earlier this month.

27 September, 2021

Thomas Dennerby Picks 23-member Indian Women’s Football Squad For Friendlies In UAE, Bahrain


The 23-member Indian Women's Football squad, currently training in Jamshedpur, will play friendly games starting from October 2nd against four countries.

13 August, 2021

Thomas Dennerby Appointed Head Coach Of India's Senior Women's Football Team


Dennerby, 62, was earlier in charge of the Indian U-17 women's World Cup squad and has been roped in to help the team prepare for the AFC Asian Cup

08 April, 2021

India Women Suffer 1-2 Defeat To Belarus In Football Friendly


Sangita Basfore pulled one back deep into added time, but it was too little too late for India

07 April, 2021

Indian Women Get Ready For Football Friendly Against Belarus


In its long-term preparation for the AFC Asian Cup India 2022, the Indian team has been training together since December 2020

16 February, 2021

Indian Women's Football Team Face Serbia On Wednesday In First Of Three FIFA Friendlies


The match against Serbia is the first of three international friendlies India will play this month in Turkey.


28 January, 2021

Women's Asian Cup In India To Be Held From Jan 20 To Feb 6 Next Year


The tournament will feature 12 teams, expanded from eight in the previous edition

Photo Gallery

A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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