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Jamshedpur hosts National Women’s Football Team Camp From 16 August

Mumbai, August 13 (IANS) The state of Jharkhand is hosting the Indian Women’s National Team Camp in Jamshedpur from August 16 in preparation for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 Flagship Continental Championship, held from January 20 to February 6, 2022.

India is hosting the event for the second time – the first time in 1979 – and the camp in Jamshedpur will go a long way in India’s preparations for the Asian Cup, which will be held at three venues – Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune. Twelve teams including hosts India are participating in the event.

After taking charge of the senior women’s team, head coach Thomas Dennerby has named 30 probabilities for the Jamshedpur camp. A decorated coach with over three decades of experience behind him, Dennerby has previously guided Sweden’s women’s national team to third place in the FIFA World Cup in 2011 and a quarter final at the Olympics in London 2012.

In addition to the 30 players named by Dennerby, Bala Devi, who is currently undergoing rehabilitation, will join the camp to assess her medical condition, while Dalima Chibber will train for the first 10 days, after which she will return to play. league football in Canada according to her previous commitment, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced on Friday.

The 30 players selected for the camp are:

Goalkeepers: Aditi Chauhan, Sowmiya Narayanasamy, M Linthoingambi Devi, Shreya Hooda

DEFENDERS: Jabamani Tudu, Ashalata Devi, Sweety Devi, Hemam Shilky Devi, Michel Castanha, Ritu Rani, Ranjana Chanu Sorokhaibam, W Linthoingambi Devi, Kritina Devi Thounaojam, Anju Tamang, Asem Roja Devi

MIDFIELDERS: Indumathi Kathiresan, Sangita Basfore, Martina Thokchom, Dangmei Grace, Soumya Guguloth, Sumithra Kamaraj, Mariyammal Balamurugan, Sanju, Manisha.

FORWARD: Renu, Karishma Shirvoikar, Sandhiya Ranganathan, Sumati Kumari, Daya Devi, Pyari Xaxa.

–IANS

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