Head coach Thomas Dennerby on Wednesday introduced a 21-man Indian squad for the FIFA U-17 Girls’s World Cup, beginning right here on October 11. Hosts India are positioned in Group A together with USA, Morocco and Brazil. They may face USA on 11 October, adopted by matches towards Morocco and Brazil on 14 October and 17 October on the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.
“It is a new state of affairs for everybody. India has by no means performed a World Cup earlier than. It is a fully completely different ball sport,” Dennerby mentioned. “It is a distinctive alternative to indicate everybody that we’ve ready nicely and nobody will probably be allowed to run over us.” The celebrated match will probably be held in Bhubaneswar, Goa’s Margao and Navi. Mumbai 11-30 October.
Kalinga Stadium will host India’s three pool matches.
“When you’re on the sector, the whole lot is left behind and also you simply need to concentrate on the sport. That is what ladies ought to do.
“We’re not going into the match as favourites. I consider the strain is on the opponents,” the top coach mentioned.
Pointing to the significance of doing nicely on the pitch, Dennerby mentioned: “Efficiency is vital to us. And I hope the women do not get too nervous and play with confidence. You may’t be nervous and carry out on the identical time.” Can do. It is time to get the ball rolling.” Squad: Goalkeepers: Monalisa Devi Moirangthem, Melody Chanu Keesham, Anjali Munda.
Defenders: Astam Oraon, Kajal, Naketa, Poornima Kumari, Varshika, Shilki Devi Hemam.
Midfielders: Babina Devi Lisham, Neetu Linda, Shailja, Shubhangi Singh.
Forwards: Anita Kumari, Linda Kom Sarto, Neha, Regiya Devi Laishram, Shelia Devi Loktongbam, Kajol Hubert D’Souza, Lavanya Upadhyay, Sudha Ankita Tirkey.
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