India Announce Squad for AFC U-19 Women's Championship Qualifiers

Updated: 31 October 2014 16:40 IST

India are in Group A along with hosts Jordan, Uzbekistan, and Lebanon. The Indian girls will open their campaign against Uzbekistan at the Petra Stadium in Amman, Jordan.

India Announce Squad for AFC U-19 Women's Championship Qualifiers
A represenational pic of footballs on the field. © AFP

New Delhi:

Head coach Priya P.V. has named a 23-member India squad for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-19 Women's Championship China 2015 qualifiers starting on Wednesday in Amman, Jordan.

The Indian contingent camping in Ahmedabad for 45 days will be travelling to Jordan via Bahrain from Mumbai Sunday night.

India are in Group A along with hosts Jordan, Uzbekistan, and Lebanon. The Indian girls will open their campaign on Wednesday against Uzbekistan at the Petra Stadium in Amman, where other matches would also be played.

The hosts will play India next November 7 followed by Lebanon on November 9.

The squad:

Goalkeepers: Tikina Samal (Odisha), Elangbam Panthoi Chanu (Manipur), Khiangte Lalhruaizeli (Mizoram)

Defenders: Rachita Malik (Odisha), Ngangbam Sweety Devi (Manipur), Karam Tony Devi (Manipur), Komal Kumari (Bihar), Lalduhawmi (Mizoram), Dalima Chhibber (Delhi)

Midfielders: Yumkhaibam Hemolata Devi (Manipur), Sinulata Sahoo (Odisha), Kshetrimayum Margaret Devi (Manipur), Subburaj Muthu Selvi (Tamil Nadu), Nikhila Thumbayil (Kerala), Tanvi Singh (Delhi), Menaka Malik (Odisha), Sorokhaibam Ranjana Chanu (Manipur), Sangita Basfore (West Bengal)

Forwards: Sanju (Haryana), Pyari Xaxa (Odisha), Nongmaithem Ratanbala Devi (Manipur), Dangmei Grace (Manipur), Velanie Fernandes (Goa)

Head coach: Priya PV (Kerala)

Topics : Football
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