Goa: The womens team assembled for training for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic halted all sporting activities in March.
Head Coach – Maymol Rocky has called up a 30-member-strong squad for the camp, including big names like Aditi Chauhan, Ashalata Devi and Dangmei Grace. These girls have not played football for almost nine months. They are all excited to join camp.
The 45-day-long-training camp is being held in a Bio-Secure environment under an SOP prescribed by the Indian senior national team doctor. The safety of the players nd support staff comes first and we’ll not take any chances on that.
We are all excited but there lies a huge responsibility in terms of delivering on the pitch. We have to be at the top of our preparations so that we can compete from the get-go.
Here’s the full list of players called up for the camp:
Goalkeepers: Aditi Chauhan, Elangbam Panthoi Chanu, Maibam Linthoingambi Devi, Narayanasamy Sowmiya
Defenders: Asem Roja Devi, Jabamani Tudu, Loitongbam Ashalata Devi, Ngangbam Sweety Devi, Ritu Rani, Sorokhaibam Ranjana Chanu, Michel Margaret Castanha, Wangkhem Linthoingambi Devi, Pakpi Devi Yumlembam
Midfielders: Grace Hauhnar Lalrampari, Manisha, Nongmaithem Ratanbala Devi, Sangita Basfore, Karthika Angamuthu, Sumithra Kamaraj, Kashmina, Pyari Xaxa
Forwards: Jyoti, Anju Tamang, Dangmei Grace, Karishma Purushottam Shirvoikar, Sandhiya Ranganathan, Renu, Jyoti, Soumya Guguloth, Heigrujam Daya Devi
Head coach: Maymol Rocky
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