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India squad announced for SAFF Women's Championship

India Women's national team

India Women's national team

A final list of 20 players for the upcoming SAFF Women’s Championship has been announced by Head Coach Tarun Roy, and the contingent is slated to leave for Isalamabad, Pakistan on Tuesday (November 11, 2014).

The team will be travelling to Islamabad via Dubai and are expected to reach their destination by November 12. India play their first match on Nov 13.

Eight countries namely India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Afghanistan, Bhutan, Nepal, Maldives and Sri Lanka will be taking part in the tournament inhabited by SAARC (South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation) members only.

India are the reigning champions of the tournament having won the coveted crown twice in 2010 and 2012. This is the third edition of the SAFF Championship.

INDIA WOMEN’S SQUAD

Goalkeepers
Okram Roshni Devi, Anjana Saikia, Elangbam Panthoi Chanu

Defenders
Loitongbam Ashalata Devi, Suprava Samal, Gurumayum Radharani Devi, Sumitra Marandi, Thokchom Umapati Devi, Lako Phuti Bhutia

Midfielders
Yumnam Kamala Devi, Yumlembam Premi Devi, Supriya Routray, Nameirakpam Montesori Chanu, Oinam Bembem Devi, Moirangathem Mandakni Devi, Manpreet Kaur, Indumathi Kathiresan

Forwards
Irom Prameshwori Devi, Ngangom Bala Devi, Jyoti Ann Burrett

Officials
Tarun Roy (Head Coach)

(Report & Picture courtesy AIFF Media)