After seven-years of hiatus, Kerala’s women football league is back to provide a professional platform for woman footballers.
According to a release issued by the global body, Ibha aims to inspire women and girls across India and around the world to realise their potential.
Pyari Xaxa (19th and 68th minutes) scored twice while Sangita Basfore (13th), Indumathi 34th, Manisha (69th) were the other goal-getters.
Sports Council's first women’s football academy was launched with a theme song by Sarath Mohan, who works extensively with sports organisations in the country
The Indian women's football team will play another two friendlies against the Bahrain national team and the Chinese Taipei.
The Indian senior women's football team went down to Tunisia by a solitary goal in a friendly match played at the UAE FA Stadium in Dubai.
The Blue Tigress have been winless in the five matches played so far this year, though all of them were against higher ranked European sides.
The Indian women's football team arrived in the city on Thursday for its upcoming friendlies in the UAE and Bahrain.
Former champions Thailand, South Korea and Philippines also qualified for the 12-team continental women's showpiece to be held in India for the second time after 1979.
The team, which is currently camping in Jamshedpur, will travel to the UAE for two friendly matches against the United Arab Emirates on October 2 and the Tunisia national team two days later.
The Indian women's football team is set to leave for UAE to play friendlies against UAE and Tunisia and then to Bahrain to play against Bahrain and Chinese Taipei.
It was unclear how many Afghan women players and their family members were allowed to enter in Pakistan.
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The All India Football Federation has struggled to find an opponent due to the COVID-19 quarantine restrictions in various countries.
Dalima, member of the Indian national team, also referred to the achievements of India's female athletes at the Olympics as a source of motivation.
At a time when the pandemic has affected normal life, the players are elated at being back at the national camp.