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Women's Football

AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022: VAR Set To Make Debut In India From Quarterfinals

Jan 08, 2022 PTI

The Video Assistant Refereee can review four categories of decisions -- goal/no goal, penalty/no penalty, direct red card, and mistaken identity in awarding a red or yellow card.

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.

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

Dec 23, 2021 PTI

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.

SAFF U-19 Women's Football Championship 2021: India Face Bangladesh In Final

India finished second after group stage with three wins and one defeat, against Bangladesh. Holders and hosts Bangladesh are unbeaten, winning three and drawing one.

10 December, 2021

Women's National Football Championship: Manipur Win Record-extending 21st Title


After failing to win the Women's National Football Championship in the 24th edition in 2017-18, Manipur completed yet another treble with a nervy penalty shoot-out win against the Services. They have won 21 times in 26 editions.

18 November, 2021

Kim Kardashian Helps Afghanistan Women Football Players Fly To United Kingdom

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Britain and other countries evacuated thousands of Afghans in a rushed airlift as Kabul fell to Taliban militants in August.

18 November, 2021

India Women's Tour Of Brazil: Head Coach Thomas Dennerby Reveals 23-member Football Squad

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This will be the first time any Indian senior national team will be playing against either Brazil, Chile or Venezuela. The exposure tour is part of the Indian women’s team's preparation for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup.

14 November, 2021

Gokulam Kerala Beat FC Bunyodkor To End AFC Women's Club Championship Campaign On A High

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Ghanaian striker Elshaddai Acheampong helped Gokulam Kerala beat FC Bunyodkor of Uzbekistan 3-1 in their final AFC Women's Club Championship match.

29 October, 2021

Seeing Iran Women Play Football Against All Odds Still Gives Me Goosebumps: India Captain Loitongbam Ashalata Devi


India play Iran on January 20 in their first group match of AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022. They face Chinese Taipei on January 23 and China on January 26.

28 October, 2021

Women's Asian Cup Football: India, China, Chinese Taipei, Iran In Group A


The draw for 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup was held at the Asian Football Confederations headquarters in the Malaysian capital. India will host the tournament from January 6 to February 6.


28 September, 2021

Women's Asian Cup Football: Iran Book Historic Ticket For India Finals


Former champions Thailand, South Korea and the Philippines also qualified for the 12-team continental women's showpiece to be held in India for the second time after 1979.

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.

24 September, 2021

India Women Football Team To Play Multiple International Friendlies Abroad


The Indian women's team, as part of their preparation for the AFC Asian Cup, is currently training in Jamshedpur.

21 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Sweden Stun US 3-0 In Women's Football


The Americans, ranked No. 1 in the world and the favorites to win gold in Tokyo, were riding a 44-match unbeaten streak heading into the match

21 July, 2021

Tokyo Olympics: Marta Scores Twice As Brazil Rout China 5-0


A six-time FIFA Player of the Year, Marta has 111 international goals, more than any Brazilian player, male or female

20 July, 2021

Ngangom Bala Devi Named Women's 'Footballer Of The Year'


This marks the third time that Ngangom Bala Devi has bagged the award, having previously won it two years in a row in 2014 and 2015


20 July, 2021

Official Logo Of AFC Women's Asian Cup India Launched


The tournament will be held in Mumbai and Pune from January 20 to February 6

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.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan

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