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India U-17 World Cup squad: Coach Thomas Dennerby announces 21-member squad for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022, Check OUT

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India U17 World Cup Squad: FIFA Women’s World Cup: India U17 Women’s National Team Head Coach Thomas Dennerby Today, Wednesday 5 October 2022,…

India U17 WC squad: FIFA Women’s World Cup: India U-17 Women’s National Team Head Coach Thomas Dennerby today, Wednesday, October 5, 2022, announced his 21-player squad for the 2022 FIFA U-17 World Cup scheduled to begin next week. India have been drawn in Group A along with USA, Morocco and Brazil. They face USA on October 11 followed by Morocco and Brazil on October 14 and 17 respectively at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. Follow FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 updates with InsideSport.IN

“It is a new situation for everyone. India has never played the World Cup before. This is a completely different ball game. It is a unique chance to show everyone that we have prepared well and will not allow anyone to run over us. Everyone will would like to play the WC, but I can only select the 21 best in the squad, said coach Dennerby.

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“When you are on the pitch, everything is held back and you just have to focus on the game. That’s what the girls are supposed to do. We are not going into the tournament as favourites. I believe that the pressure is then on the opponents,” said the Swedish coach.

India U-17 World Cup squad: Coach Thomas Dennerby announces 21-member squad for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022, Check OUT

India U-17 World Cup squad: Coach Thomas Dennerby announces 21-member squad for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022, Check OUT

Pointing out the importance of performing well on the pitch, Dennerby said: “The performance is key for us. And I hope the girls are not too nervous and will play with confidence. You can’t be nervous and perform at the same time. It’s time to get the ball rolling.”

The final list of 21 registered players is as follows (shirt numbers in brackets):

GOALKEEPERS: Monalisha Devi Moirangthem (1), Melody Chanu Keisham (13), Anjali Munda (21)

DEFENDERS: Astam Oraon (5), Kajal (20), Naketa (3), Purnima Kumari (2), Varshika (19), Shilky Devi Hemam (4)

Midfielders: Babina Devi Lisham (6), Nitu Linda (17), Shailja (15), Shubhangi Singh (16)

FORWARE: Anita Kumari (11), Lynda Kom Serto (9), Neha (7), Rejiya Devi Laishram (18), Shelia Devi Loktongbam (12), Kajol Hubert Dsouza (8), Lavanya Upadhyay (10), Sudha Ankita Tirkey (14)

HEAD COACH: Thomas Dennerby

The following are India’s fixtures in Group A of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022:
October 11: v USA (8pm IST, Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar).
October 14: Ind vs Morocco (8pm IST, Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar).
October 17: Brazil vs Ind (8pm IST, Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar).

Follow FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 updates with InsideSport.IN

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