Writer : Manav Chowdhury
The Blue Tigresses will be excited to participate in the 3- Nations Tournament in Sweden as they will face USA WU-23 and Sweden WU-23 teams.
Both matches will be great exposure for the girls who will try to get some valuable experience facing tough sides.
Suren Chettri will lead the team as the interim head coach for the upcoming tournament.
The team prepared for the tour with a camp in Pune
Australia was also expected to field a side but had to withdraw
Goalkeepers: Aditi Chauhan,Linthoigambi Devi,Shreya Hooda
Defenders:Dalima Chibber,Sweety Devi,Ritu Rani,Ashalata Devi,Ranjana Chanu,Manisa Panna,Arifa Sayed.
Midfielders:Anju Tamang,Karthika Angamuthu,Ratanbala Devi,Priyangka Devi,Martina Tokchom,Santosh
Forwards:Apurna Narzary, Grace Dangmie,Soumya Guguloth,Manisha,Pyari Xaxa,Renu,Dular Marandi.
Recently the Blue Tigresses jumped up 2 spots in the FIFA Ranking and now they are placed at 56th position.
Sweden WU-23 team in last five matches won 1,draw 2 and lost 2 matches
Whereas the Indian women’s team last played against Jordan and Egypt where they defeated both teams by 1-0 .
They will try to get as much experience as a team when they face these opponents.
India vs Sweden WU-23 – 9:30PM (IST) June – 22
India vs USA WU-23 – 9:30 PM (IST) June – 25
No updates about live telecast in India.