FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022: India Announces their Squad

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Indian Women Squad for the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 was officially announced on Wednesday. India will be the official host of the World Cup, and it will begin next week. India’s Head Coach Thomas Dennerby revealed the 21-player team. 

India is drawn into Group A along with the United States of America, Morocco, and Brazil. The first game will be between India and USA on 11th October at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneshwar, Odisha. It will be followed by Morocco and Brazil on 14th and then on the 17th of October. 

“It’s a new situation for everyone. India has never played in the World Cup before. This is a different ball game altogether. It’s a unique chance to show everyone that we have prepared well and will not allow any more to run over us. Everyone wants to play the World Cup, but I can only select the best 21 in the squad,” Head Coach Dennerby stated.

India Squad for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022.

Goalkeepers: Monalisha Devi Moirangthem(1), Melody Chanu Keisham(13), Anjali Munda(21)

Defenders: Astam Oraon(5), Kajal(20), Naketa(3), Purnima Kumari(2), Varshika(19), Shilky Devi Heman(4)

Midfielders: Babina Devi Lisham(6), Nitu Linda(17), Shailja(15), Shubhangi Singh(16)

Forwards: Anita Kumari(11), Lynda Kom Serto(9), Neha(7), Rejiya Devi Laishram(18), Sheila Devi Loktongbam(12), Kajol Hubert D’souza(8), Lavanya Upadhyay(10), Ankita Tirkey(14)

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