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NEW DELHI: India U-17 Women’s National Team Head Coach PV Priya announced a 20-member squad that will travel to Dhaka, Bangladesh, for the SAFF U-17 Women’s Championship starting on March 20, 2023. The tournament is held in collaboration with UEFA.
The India U-17 team has been in a training camp in Indore, preparing for the tournament, for the past two months. The team played two friendlies against Jordan in February, winning both games in emphatic fashion (7-0 and 6-0).
The tournament will be played in a single game round robin format with five teams participating in it — India, hosts Bangladesh, defending champions Nepal, Bhutan and Russia.
India will play the opener against defending champions Nepal on March 20.
U-17 Women's National Team squad for SAFF U-17 Women's Championship
Goalkeepers: Anisha Oraon, Khushi Kumari, Shreya Sharma
Defenders: Heena Khatun, Thoi Thoi Devi Yendrenbam, Juhi Singh, Akhila Rajan, Vikshit Bara, Nishima Kumari, Thoibisana Chanu Toijam
Midfielders: Menaka Devi Lourembam, Shilji Shaji, Babita Kumari, Shaulina Dang, Shivani Toppo, Shibani Devi Nongmeikapam, Lalita Boypai, Ribahunshisha Kharshiing
Forwards: Pooja, Cindy Remruatpuii Colney
March 20: Nepal vs India, 1445 hrs IST
March 24: India vs Bangladesh, 1845 hrs IST
March 26: India vs Bhutan, 1445 hrs IST
March 28: Russia vs India, 1845 hrs IST