Indian Football

Ratings: Dangmei & team fail to save Gokulam Kerala from Urawa Red Diamonds destruction

Gourav SamalGourav Samal

November 6 2023
Sree GKFC player ratings
(Courtesy : AFC)

Gokulam Kerala will next play against Hualien Women’s

Sree Gokulam Kerala FC, the Indian club, suffered a heavy defeat against Urawa Red Diamonds Ladies from Japan in the AFC Women’s Club Championship 2023 group stage match held at Chonburi Stadium, Chonburi with a score line of 0-8.

Till the end of the first half, the Urawa Red Diamonds managed to score three goals. In the second half, they further capitalized on the vulnerabilities in the defense of the Indian club, resulting in an additional five goals.

Gokulam Kerala FC Player Ratings

Ntiwaa Nketia – 6

Ntiwaa showcased some commendable saves at the beginning of the match, however, she subsequently faced an overwhelming performance by Urawa Red Diamond’s forward players.

Kritina Devi – 7

The sole guardian of Kerala who tirelessly patrolled the defensive line, diligently thwarting the advances of the opposition to safeguard the goal.

Dhurga Perumal – 6

Dhurga appeared to be in a disadvantageous position, lacking the control necessary to effectively address the oncoming attack.

Roja Devi – 5.5

Roja did not display the intention to vigorously pursue the opposing forwards and engage in a defensive battle to prevent them from scoring within the penalty area.

Phoeby Owiti – 6

Phoeby’s performance in the first half was notably superior in comparison to the second half. She missed some crucial opportunities to touch the ball, which could have greatly contributed to successful clearances.

Grace Dangmei – 6.5

Grace was seldom observed engaging in confrontations while advancing with the ball, however, she displayed improved proficiency while directing the defensive line in certain circumstances.

Veronica Appiah – 6

Appiah consistently relinquished possession of the ball, and her performance regressed further in the second half, as she struggled even to execute proficient short passes.

Soumya Guguloth – 6

During the second half, Soumya made several attempts to carry the ball towards the opposition’s end. However, despite her efforts, she was unable to find the appropriate pass to successfully convert them into a goal.

Shuiky Devi Hemam – 6.5

Hemam had a subpar performance, not meeting her usual high standards. The Indian midfielder was unable to showcase her best abilities and struggled to compete.

Sandhiya Ranganathan – 6

Sadhiya displayed excellent ball control as she advanced into the opposing team’s penalty area. However, she unfortunately failed to convert her opportunity into a goal.

Hajar Dabbaghi – 5.5

Hajar appeared to be thoroughly outplayed by the opposing team. She displayed a lack of determination when moving from one end of the field to the other and also failed to make sufficient efforts to pass the ball beyond the defense line.


Shubhangi Singh – 5

Shubhangi substituted Hajar in the 70th minute of the match. However, prior to that substitution, the Urawa Red Diamonds had already gained the advantage and were in complete control of the game.

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