Bhubaneswar: The India U-17 national women’s team has left here for Spain to play some international friendlies next week, the All India Football Federation said on Saturday.
These friendlies have been planned as part of the team’s preparation for the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, which is scheduled to take place in India from October 11.
The Young Tigresses have been camping here with the support of the Odisha government headed by chief minister Naveen Patnaik.
The 23-member Squad is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Melody Chanu Keisham, Monalisha Devi Moirangthem, Anjali Munda
Defenders: Astam Oraon, Gladys Zonunsangi, Kajal, Naketa, Purnima Kumari, Varshika, Shilky Devi Hemam, Nikita Jude
Midfielders: Babina Devi Lisham, Nitu Linda, Shailja, Shubhangi Singh
Forwards: Anita Kumari, Lynda Kom Serto, Neha, Rejiya Devi Laishram, Shelia Devi Loktongbam, Kajol Hubert Dsouza, Lavanya Upadhyay, Sudha Ankita Tirkey
Head Coach: Thomas Dennerby.