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Patel: Women’s team displayed exemplary character

India Women's national team

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) congratulated the Women’s senior team for retaining the SAFF Women’s Championship in Colombo [+ read the match report].

In a message, Praful Patel, President of AIFF hailed the performance of the team. “The Women’s team displayed exemplary character both on and off the field as they breezed past every obstacle on the way. I congratulate the players and support staff for the achievement,” he said.

Kushal Das, General Secretary, AIFF, also had a word of praise for the winning squad. “The AIFF left no stone unturned for the preparation of Women’s Team and the results are in front of us. I congratulate the team for the success.”

“Football in India is on the rise. AIFF’s aim stays to popularise the sport among the women. I’m sure the result will go a long way in inspiring a new generation to take up the sport,” he added.

(AIFF Press Release)