AIFF president Praful Patel says India women’s team can qualify for FIFA World Cup before men’s team does
Supporting Patel's view, the sports ministry asked the AIFF to prepare a "concrete and actionable" roadmap to work towards the women team's qualification in the 2027 World Cup.
India women's football team to undergo first national camp since COVID-19 pandemic with eye on 2022 AFC Asian Cup
As many as 30 players have been summoned by head coach Maymol Rocky for the camp. The 2022 edition of the continental event will be hosted in India.
Earlier this year, forward Bala Devi became the first woman player from the country to sign a professional contract with a European club as she signed for Rangers Women's FC, who play in the Scottish Women's Premier League.
Women's football in India faces an unprecedented challenge and an uncertain future with the economic downturn caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. With its largely unprofessional structure, it runs risks of losing players and clubs.
‘Look into every small aspect of your game’: Sunil Chhetri's advice for India women’s team for 2022 Asian Cup
Chhetri said the last thing a player wants is to be overcome by a sense of regret once she starts playing the tournament because of lack of preparation.
The 30-year-old Devi, who became India's first woman footballer to play in top-flight European league when she signed with Scottish giants Rangers in January, termed the continental event a tough test for her team.
India women’s goal-keeper Aditi Chauhan hopes to emulate Sunil Chhetri's fitness, ability to inspire young players
Indian women's football team goal-keeper Aditi Chauhan described Sunil Chhetri as her idol, said she hoped to emulate the men's captain in keeping herself fit and inspiring young players.
Trailblazing Indian woman footballer Bala Devi has joined a charity initiative to raise funds for child labourers who will be affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.
'You have shown the road ahead to budding footballers,' AIFF chief Praful Patel tells striker Bala Devi
AIFF president Praful Patel has asked the country's women footballers to take inspiration from Bala Devi, who excelled at Scottish Premier League club Rangers.
South Asian Games 2019: Women's football team win third consecutive gold, boxers dominate as India take medal tally to 294
The Indian women's football team won its third consecutive gold medal at the South Asian Games after beating hosts Nepal 2-0 in the summit clash on Monday.
South Asian Games 2019: India claim fifty medals on fourth day to take tally past 100 and maintain top spot
India secured its best medal haul on a single day so far in the Games to lead the medal tally with 58 gold, 41 silver and 19 bronze for a total of 118 medals to leave hosts Nepal far behind in the second spot.
Maymol Rocky unveils 30-member squad for camp ahead of South Asian Games, looks forward to seeing youngsters push for a spot
The Indian women's football team coach Maymol Rocky on Wednesday named 30 members for a preparatory camp ahead of the South Asian Games (SAG) starting in Kathmandu on 1 December.
Ranjana Chanu's equaliser helps India hold Vietnam to 1-1 draw in second women's international friendly
The Indian women's football team played out a 1-1 draw with hosts Vietnam in the second FIFA international friendly at Hanoi on Wednesday.
Coach Maymol Rocky says India women's football team are ready for Vietnam challenge, will play 'our own game against them'
Indian women's team head coach Maymol Rocky sounded confident on the eve of their first international friendly against Vietnam, stating they are here to play their own game.
Senior footballer Bala Devi hails increased fitness, more international exposure among recent changes in Indian women's game
Indian women's football team star Bala Devi has hailed the recent changes in the national set-up and said they have helped the players in innumerable ways.
India made a strong start to the game as they looked to take the early initiative. Priyanka Sujeesh orchestrated the attacks from the middle of the park, while Amisha Baxla looked lively from the right flank
Vietnam will be a tough challenge, says head coach Maymol Rocky as India take on higher-ranked side in friendlies
The Indian women's football team will play two international friendlies against higher-ranked Vietnam in Hanoi next month.
India women's football team goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan sheds light on the fight for equal pay, how to bridge the gap with male counterparts and how a professional footballer copes with the pressure.
An ardent Sunil Chhetri fan, Indian women's football team striker Sanju Yadav says the men's team skipper is an inspiration for a generation of players who took up the sport in the country.
AIFF chief Praful Patel assures India women's football team of sufficient international exposure for improvement in performance
All India Football Federation President Praful Patel has promised the women's senior national team sufficient international exposure to improve its performance.