23-member India women’s football team announced for tours to Jordan and Uzbekistan

These games are being played in order to get the team ready for their participation in the AFC Women’s Olympic Qualifiers first round. India, which is in Group G, will compete against Turkmenistan and the host Kyrgyz Republic in a round-robin format from April 4 to 10.

The top five teams in Asia, DPR Korea, Japan, Australia, China, and the Republic of Korea, will be joined by the seven group winners from the first round of qualifiers in the second round in October. The Olympic qualifying team will be picked based on the friendlies played in Uzbekistan and Jordan.

Goalkeepers: Sowmiya Narayanasamy, Shreya Hooda and Elangbam Panthoi Chanu.

Defenders: Ashalata Devi Loitongbam, Sweety Devi Ngangbam, Ritu Rani, Ranjana Chanu Sorokhaibam, Michel Castanha, Dalima Chhibber, Manisa Panna and Juli Kishan.

Midfielders: Shilky Devi Hemam, Anju Tamang, Indumathi Kathiresan, Sangita Basfore, Roja Devi Asem, Karthika Angamuthu and Kashmina.

Forwards: Grace Dangmei, Renu, Karishma Shirvoikar, Sandhiya Ranganathan and Apurna Narzary.

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