The 21-member Indian squad for the FIFA Women’s Under-17 (U-17) World Cup was announced on Wednesday.
India, who will host the tournament from 11th to 30th in Odisha, Goa and Maharashtra, have been placed in Group ‘A’. India will first face USA (Oct. 11), followed by Morocco (Oct. 14) and Brazil (Oct. 17).
Team Profile: Goalkeepers – Monalisa Devi Moirangthem, Melody Sanu Geisham, Anjali Munda; Defenders – Astam Oraun, Kajal, Nakita, Purnima Kumari, Vashika, Shilkidevi Hemam; Midfields – Babinadevi Lisham, Neetu Linda, Shailaja, Shupanangi Singh; Forwards – Anita Kumari, Linda Kom Sotto, Neha, Regiadevi Laishram, Sheiladevi Lacthongbham, Kajol Hubert D’Souza, Lavanya Upadhyay, Sudha Ankita Tirgi.
India win: Meanwhile, India thrashed Maldives 5-0 in the first match of the men’s U-17 Asian Cup qualifiers.