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
Anisha Oraon, Khushi Kumari, Shreya Sharma
Heena Khatun, Thoi Thoi Devi Yendrenbam, Juhi Singh, Akhila Rajan, Vikshit Bara, Nishima Kumari, Thoibisana Chanu Toijam
Menaka Devi Lourembam, Shilji Shaji, Babita Kumari, Shaulina Dang, Shivani Toppo, Shibani Devi Nongmeikapam, Lalita Boypai, Ribahunshisha Kharshiing
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