India women's national football team

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 India
Association All India Football Federation
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation SAFF (South Asia)
Head coach Sajid Yousuf Dar
Captain Bala Devi
FIFA code IND
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 56 Decrease 2 (24 March 2017)
Highest 49 (December 2013)
Lowest 100 (September 2009)
First international
 India 5–0 Singapore 
(Hong Kong; 7 June 1981)
Biggest win
 India 18–0 Bhutan 
(Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh; 13 December 2010)
Biggest defeat
 China PR 16–0 India 
(Bangkok, Thailand; 11 December 1998)
AFC Women's Asian Cup
Appearances 9 (first in 1979)
Best result Runners-up: 1979, 1983

The India women's national football team is controlled by the All India Football Federation and represents India in women's international football competitions. The women's team resumed playing on 7 September 2012 after nearly a year-long hiatus.[1]

History[edit]

The first manager was Sushil Bhattacharya, in 1975.[2][3] Indian team runner up to Chinese Taipei women's national football team in 1979 and to Thailand women's national football team in 1983 AFC Women's Asian Cup.Indian teams best record at AFC Women's Championship.They participated in the qualifiers for the 2012 Olympics in March 2011. In their first match they beat rivals and group hosts Bangladesh 3–0. In the second round India Women played Uzbekistan where they tied the first match 1–1 but lost the second leg 1–5 and were officially knocked out. Indian team earn massive success in SAFF competitions. Winning the SAFF Women's Championship four times in row without losing a single game. Additionally they wins two gold medals at South Asian Games.

Team officials and coaching staff[edit]

As of February 2016 [4][5] [6]

Team Management Table
Name Position
India Sajid Yousuf Dar Head Coach
India Maymol Rocky Assistant Coach
India Ronibala Chanu Goalkeeping Coach
India Dipali Pandey Physio
India Indu Choudhary Manager
India Joseph Solomon Media Manager

Current squad[edit]

The following 23 players were called up for the 2015–16 AFC Women's Olympic Qualifying Tournament against Myanmar on 15 March 2015.

0#0 Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1GK Aditi Chauhan (1992-11-20) 20 November 1992 (age 24) 5 0 England West Ham United L.F.C.
1GK Anjana Saikia (1993-11-18) 18 November 1993 (age 23) 0 0 India Assam
1GK Elangbam Panthoi Chanu (1996-12-23) 23 December 1996 (age 20) 0 0 India Eastern Sporting Union
2DF Thokchom Umapati Devi (1994-03-10) 10 March 1994 (age 23) 3 0 India Eastern Sporting Union
2DF Loitongbam Ashalata Devi (1993-07-03) 3 July 1993 (age 23) 8 0 India Rising Students Club
2DF Suprava Samal (1990-06-16) 16 June 1990 (age 26) 5 1 India Rising Student Club
2DF Gurumayum Radharani Devi (1991-01-03) 3 January 1991 (age 26) 4 0 India Manipur L.F.C.
3MF Supriya Routray (1990-06-12) 12 June 1990 (age 26) 0 1 India Odisha
3MF Yumlembem Premi Devi (1993-12-06) 6 December 1993 (age 23) 6 2 India Eastern Sporting Union
3MF Manisha Panna (1991-04-20) 20 April 1991 (age 25) 0 0 India Rising Student Club
3MF Oinam Bembem Devi (1980-03-01) 1 March 1980 (age 37) 18 11 India Eastern Sporting Union
3MF Moirangthem Mandakini Devi (1991-01-03) 3 January 1991 (age 26) 7 7 India Manipur L.F.C.
3MF Dangmei Grace (1996-02-05) 5 February 1996 (age 21) 2 0 India KRYPHSA
3MF Sasmita Malik (1989-05-08) 8 May 1989 (age 27) 31 32 India Rising Student Club
3MF Sangita Basfore (1997-05-18) 18 May 1997 (age 19) 0 0 India Rising Student Club
3MF Manpreet Kaur (1990-08-16) 16 August 1990 (age 26) 0 0 India Himachal Pradesh (State)
4FW Yumnam Devi (1992-03-04) 4 March 1992 (age 25) 6 4 India Eastern Sporting Union
4FW Irom Prameshwori Devi (1989-01-05) 5 January 1989 (age 28) 6 4 India Eastern Sporting Union
4FW Ngangom Bala Devi (C) (1990-02-02) 2 February 1990 (age 27) 9 19 India Manipur Police
4FW Pyari Xaxa (1997-05-18) 18 May 1997 (age 19) 0 0 India Rising Student Club

Head coaches[edit]

Name Years Played Won Tied Lost Win %
India Sushil Bhattacharya 1975–2005
India Harjinder Singh 2005[7] –2010
India Mohammad Shahid Jabbar 2010–2013
India Anadi Barua 2013–14 2 1 0 1 .500
India Tarun Roy 2014–15 8 6 0 2 .750
India Sajid Dhar 2015 onwards 7 4 2 1 .571
Totals 17 11 2 6 .647
Statistics as of 21 September 2015

World Cup record[edit]

World Cup Finals
Year Result Position GP W D* L GF GA GD
China 1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
Sweden 1995 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
United States 1999 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - - -
United States 2003 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - - -
China 2007 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - - -
Germany 2011 Did Not Enter - - - - - - - -
Canada 2015 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - - -
Total 0/7 - - - - - - - -
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

AFC Women's Asian Cup record[edit]

Women's Asian Cup
Year Result GP W D* L GF GA GD
Hong Kong1975 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Taiwan1977 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
India1979 Runners up 7 4 2 1 8 3 +5
Hong Kong1981 Third Place 5 3 1 1 15 1 +14
Thailand1983 Runners Up 6 4 0 2 11 5 +6
Hong Kong1986 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Hong Kong1989 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Japan1991 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Malaysia1993 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Malaysia1995 Group Stage 3 0 0 3 3 12 −9
China1997 Group Stage 3 2 0 1 13 1 +12
Philippines1999 Group Stage 4 1 0 3 3 12 −9
Chinese Taipei2001 Group Stage 4 1 0 3 3 13 −10
Thailand2003 Group Stage 3 1 0 2 7 14 −7
Australia2006 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Vietnam2008 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
China2010 Did Not Enter - - - - - - -
Vietnam2014 Did Not Qualify - - - - - - -
Jordan2018 TBD - - - - - - -
Total 8/18 35 16 3 16 63 61 +2
*Draws include knockout matches decided on penalty kicks.

South Asian Football Federation record[edit]

SAFF Women's Championship[edit]

India has won the SAFF Women's Championship four times in a row.[8]

SAFF Women's Championship
Year Result GP W D L GF GA GD
Bangladesh 2010 Winners 5 5 0 0 40 0 40
Sri Lanka 2012 Winners 5 5 0 0 33 1 32
Pakistan 2014 Winners 5 5 0 0 36 1 35
India 2016 Winners 4 3 1 0 11 3 8
Total 4/4 19 18 1 0 120 5 115

South Asian Games[edit]

India has won the South Asian Games two times.

South Asian Games
Year Result GP W D L GF GA GD
Bangladesh 2010 Winners 5 5 0 0 29 2 27
India 2016 Winners 5 3 2 0 14 1 13
Total 2/2 10 8 2 0 43 3 40

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "AIFF Wants A Fresh Start For Women's National Team". Goal. 2009-06-28. Retrieved 2012-07-31. 
  2. ^ Arunava Chaudhuri (21 July 2015). "India's first women's football national team coach Sushil Bhattacharya passed away". Sports Keeda. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Doyle, Jennifer (2010-01-28). "A World Cup Dream Revives India's Women's Soccer Team". India: NY Times. Retrieved 2012-11-07. 
  4. ^ "Indian Women's football team to play Netherlands on 17th and 20th Jan". indianoon.com. 2013-01-29. 
  5. ^ "Indian Women's Football team to play Netherlands". Frontier India. 2013-01-26. 
  6. ^ "Anadi Barua retained as Indian women's football team coach". NDTV. 2015-01-15. 
  7. ^ "Harjinder Singh has been named chief coach.". indianfootball.de. 10 September 2005. Retrieved 21 January 2013. 
  8. ^ "SAFF Championships: Indian Women Complete Record Hattrick of Football Title". newschoupal.com. 21 November 2014. Retrieved 21 November 2014. 

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