womens football

Women's football in India is rising: IM Vijayan

India had played against Brazil, Chile and Venezuela in a four-nation tournament as part of its preparation for the AFC Asian Cup to be held in India.

published on : 10th December 2021

Indian women go down to Venezuela 1-2 in four-nation football tournament

Ranked a place below Venezuela in the FIFA rankings at 57th, India entered their final game of the tour aiming for a positive result.

published on : 2nd December 2021

Need to be more confident as a unit: Indian women's football team head coach Thomas Dennerby

India are currently participating in the Torneio Internacional de Futebol Feminino in Manaus, where they have already played hosts Brazil (1-6) and Chile (0-3) at the Arena da Amazonia.

published on : 30th November 2021

Santosh Trophy: AIFF may allow Jharkhand's participation after state government intervention

The Chief Minister's Office had intervened following the AIFF's ruling on Monday that no team would be allowed from the faction-ridden JFA after two groups sent four teams for the two tournaments.

published on : 23rd November 2021

Women's football legend Bembem Devi says Rs 60,000 salary in IWL clubs is peanuts 

She rued the financial plight of the fellow players and asked the corporate sector to chip in by sponsoring more clubs and tournaments.

published on : 12th November 2021

In a first, Indian women's football team to play against Brazil in international tournament

Chile, ranked 37th in FIFA chart, and Venezuela (56th) are the other teams that the 57th-ranked Indians will face in the November 25 to December 1 tournament to be held in Manaus, Brazil.

published on : 9th November 2021

If we perform in Asian Cup, it might help us do better at World Cup qualifiers: Renu 

The Indian women were on a four-game exposure tour and played two friendlies in the UAE and as many in Bahrain over two weeks.

published on : 29th October 2021

AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 set for thrilling opening matches from January 2022

Host nation India go head-to-head against the Islamic Republic of Iran, who are making their debut, in the opening day action at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai at 7.30 pm.

published on : 28th October 2021

Women's Asian Cup draw: India clubbed alongside China, Chinese Taipei, Iran

Head coach Thomas Dennerby's team will feel confident especially on home turf and having recently beaten Chinese Taipei in an international friendly.

published on : 28th October 2021

After a long lull, Kerala woman’s football returns

After seven-years of hiatus, Kerala’s women football league is back to provide a professional platform for woman footballers.

published on : 12th October 2021

Meet Ibha the lioness - official mascot of FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022

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.

published on : 11th October 2021

Indian women's football team beats Bahrain 5-0 in international friendly

Pyari Xaxa (19th and 68th minutes) scored twice while Sangita Basfore (13th), Indumathi 34th, Manisha (69th) were the other goal-getters.

published on : 10th October 2021

Kerala State Sports Council's first women's football academy launched in Ernakulam

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 

published on : 8th October 2021

Indian women's football team move to Bahrain for next challenge

The Indian women's football team will play another two friendlies against the Bahrain national team and the Chinese Taipei.

published on : 7th October 2021

Indian women's football team lose to Tunisia in friendly

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.

published on : 5th October 2021
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