India names squad for Women’s Olympic Qualifier Round 1
Senior Women’s National Team to play against Kyrgyz Republic in a two-match series after Turkmenistan pulls out of the qualifiers.
Senior Women’s National Team head coach Thomas Dennerby, on Wednesday, March 29, 2023, named a 22-member squad for the Women’s Olympic Qualifier Round 1 to be played in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic from April 4.
Apart from India, the hosts Kyrgyz Republic are the only other team in Group G after Turkmenistan pulled out of the tournament. The two teams will play each other twice on April 4 and April 7, 2023.
The Blue Tigresses will reach the Kyrgyz Republic from Uzbekistan, where they played a friendly match against the Uzbekistan National team as part of the preparations for the Olympic qualifier.
The Senior Indian Women’s National Team also played two friendly games in Jordan.
Goalkeepers: Sowmiya Narayansamy, Shreya Hooda and Elangbam Panthoi
Defenders: Ashalata Devi, Sweety Devi, Ritu Rani, Ranjana Chanu, Michel Castanha, Dalima Chhibber, Manisa Panna and Juli Kishan
Midfielders: Shilky Devi Hemam, Anju Tamang, Indumathi Kathiresan, Sangita Basfore and Karthika Angamuthu
Forwards: Grace Dangmei, Soumya Guguloth, Renu, Karishma Shirvoikar, Sandhiya Ranganathan and Apurna Narzary
Head Coach: Thomas Dennerby
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