AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022: Five footballers from Manipur in national team heads for Sweden

The women footballers from Manipur will participate in the International Friendly matches from October 15-24, 2021 in preparation for the forthcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022.


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Five women footballers from the state featured in the Senior Women’s National Football team are bound for Sweden to participate in the International Friendly matches from October 15-24, 2021 in preparation for the forthcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022.

The five women footballers are goalkeeper Maibam Lingthoingambi Devi, defender Ngangbam Sweety Devi, defender Sorokhaibam Ranjana Chanu, midfielder Martina Thokchom and forward Dangmei Grace.

Other playing members in the team are goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan, goalkeeper Shreya Hooda, defender Dalima Chibber, defender Ritu Rani, defender L Ashalata Chanu of Railways, defender Michel Margaret Castanha, defender Manisa Panna, defender Astam Oraon, midfielder Sangita Basfore, midfielder Indumathi Kathiresan, midfielder Sanju, forward Anju Tamang, forward Sandhiya Ranganathan, forward Soumya Guguloth, forward Manisa, forward Sumati Kumari, forward Pyari XAXA and forward Renu, according to Sapna Rani, Manager-National Women’s Team, AIFF.

First Published:Oct. 15, 2021, 7:46 a.m.

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