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Seven Women Footballers from Jharkhand Included in Indian Team for SAIF Under-17 Women's Football Championship

  • 17 Mar 2023
  • 1 min read

Why In News?

  • On March 16, 2023, The All-India Football Federation (AIFF) announced a 20-member Indian squad for the SAFF Under-17 Women's Football Championship to be held from March 18 to 29, which includes seven footballers from Jharkhand.

Key points

  • Out of seven footballers from Jharkhand in the Indian team, four footballers are trainees of JSSPS Ranchi while three footballers are from Residential Girls Football Training Centre, Gumla.
  • The seven players from Jharkhand who have been selected in the team are Vikas Bada (Defender), Nishima Kumari (Defender), Babita Kumari (Forward), Anisha Oraon (Goalkeeper), Shaulina Dang (Midfielder), Shivani Toppo (Forward) and Lalitha Boypai (Midfielder).
  • The seven players from Jharkhand who have been selected in the team are Vikas Bada (Defender), Nishima Kumari (Defender, JSSPS), Babita Kumari (Forward, JSSPS), Anisha Oraon (Goalkeeper, JSSPS), Shaulina Dang (Midfielder), Shivani Toppo (Forward) and Lalita Boypai (Midfielder, JSSPS).
  • It is known that a trial was organized in Indore on February 21-22 for team selection, in which 35 players from across the country took part.
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