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FIFA Friendly: Indian women’s football team to play two international friendly matches in April

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FIFA Friendly: The Indian women’s team will play two international friendly matches — against Egypt and Jordan — in April, the All India Football Federation said on Monday. Follow FIFA Friendly updates on Insidesport.IN

The matches will be played in Jordan on April 5 (against Egypt) and 8 (against Jordan).

FIFA Friendly: Indian women’s football team to play two international friendly matches in April

“The senior women’s national team will be playing Egypt and Jordan in two friendly matches, both of which are to be played in Jordan from April 5-8, 2022,” the AIFF said in a release.

“The Blue Tigresses will thereafter, be joining their respective clubs for the upcoming Hero IWL season.”

The training camp of the 30-member Indian squad under head coach Thomas Dennerby began in Goa on Monday. The team will leave for Jordan on Saturday.

Dennerby was with the national U-18 team which won the SAFF Championships in Jamshedpur last week. Astam Oraon, Apurna Narzary and Martina Thokchom of the U-18 side have joined the senior national camp.

The national side was forced to withdraw from the group stage of the AFC Asian Cup which India hosted in January-February after it failed to field a team due to COVID-19 outbreak inside its bio-bubble in Mumbai.

FIFA Friendly: Indian women’s football team to play two international friendly matches in April

SQUAD

Goalkeepers: Aditi Chauhan, Linthoingambi Devi, Shreya Hooda, Sowmiya Narayanasamy

Defenders: Dalima Chhibber, Sweety Devi, Ritu Rani, Ashalata Devi, Ranjana Chanu, Manisa Panna, Astam Oraon, Kritina Devi

Midfielders: Anju Tamang, Sandhiya Ranganathan, Karthika Angamuthu, Ratanbala Devi, Priyangka Devi, Kashmina, Indumathi Kathiresan, Sanju, Martina Thokchom, Sumithra Kamaraj

Forwards: Apurna Narzary, Grace Dangmei, Soumya Guguloth, Manisha, Pyari Xaxa, Renu, Karishma Shirvoikar, Mariyammal Balamurugan

FIFA Friendly: Indian women’s football team to play two international friendly matches in April

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