Dangmei Grace feels everyone in the team is a star in their own capacity and playing with these stars has made her really proud.
Starting young 'really important' in the formation of a player: Indian women's football team captain Ashalata Devi
Ashalata Devi feels that the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 and FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022 will inspire new girls to take up football.
I am lucky to have such teammates in the national team. Unfortunately, we can't play in an ISL team together but in the national team, we make a great defensive wall for India, said Khan.
The former midfielder, who is also assistant coach in the Indian team under Igor Stimac, spoke to TNIE. Excerpts...
We can now compete against 'high-profile opponents': Indian women's football team captain Ashalata Devi
Ashalata Devi feels women's football in India has come a long way forward where they can compete against high-profile opponents.
ATK Mohun Bagan and Kerala Blasters will start the proceedings with what is expected to be a blockbuster clash.
Ghosh represented India in the 1985 Nehru Cup in then Cochin in the team coached by Yugoslovian Milovan Ciric.
Bala Devi joined Rangers Women FC in January this year before the coronavirus pandemic broke out.
Footballer Adil Khan revealed that despite his critical injury, he was 'hopeful' of coming back to the national team fold.
Bengaluru United head coach Richard Hood spoke to The New Indian Express about their preparation, bio bubble challenges, conditioning levels among others ahead of the competition.
The delayed football season in the country will finally kickstart with I-League qualifiers next month amid strict COVID-19 protocols.
Jhingan said to make the world's biggest tournament, the Indian team will need to regularly feature in the AFC Asian Cup, break into the top 100 and then aim for the top 50 in the FIFA rankings.
The two bodies will look to encourage the involvement of more female coaches and increase access to football for all participants.
Mercurial striker Chhetri, who received the Arjuna in 2011 and the Padma Shri in 2019, expressed his delight and termed Jhingan as a "great role model".
Bhutia stressed on the importance of continuously producing quality players for the national team by focussing on the grassroots.