Coach Maymol Rocky says Indian women's football team are going all-out in preparation for friendlies in Uzbekistan
She said playing against quality opponents will help her side prepare for the long term goal, that is getting ready for the 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup which the country is hosting.
The international matches assume significance as India will host the women's Asian Cup from 20 January to 6 February, next year.
Women's coach Rocky said that the team is excited to resume training with an eye on their big-ticket event – AFC Asian Cup in 2022.
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.
Indian women's football team has made 'tremendous progress' in last two years, says coach Maymol Rocky
Maymol spoke in detail about the number of matches played by the team against a number of quality teams, beginning with friendlies against Hong Kong and Indonesia at the start of 2019, which saw India register four wins in as many games.
Speaking about it at length on AIFF TV, Maymol referred to the period when she first introduced it in the team.
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.
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.
Thi Nhung (8th minute), Thi Van (82nd) and Thi Thuy Hang (89th) scored a goal apiece for the hosts to secure the comfortable win over India
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.
India women's football team coach Maymol Rocky says participating in international competitions helps players improve fitness
Rocky further went on to state that the interest in women's football in India has been growing, and that regular domestic tournaments have helped the cause
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.
The Indian women's team, which finished third in the COTIF Cup recently, will play the two matches at the Yakkasary Stadium, Tashkent on August 29 and September 2.
"The match against Guinea will be a tough one. African teams are always difficult to play against. They are strong, they are tough, they are speedy," Rocky said.
Rocky feels that the new training techniques that she and the coaching staff have implemented over the course of the camp have put the team in good stead
Among Asian countries, the Indian women's team is ranked 11th. The team has 1422 points to its kitty as compared to 1392 in the previous ranking list released on 29 March.
Indian women's football team misses opportunity to enter 2020 Olympic qualifiers after being held to draw by Myanmar
Sandhiya Ranganathan gave India an early lead in the 10th minute but Myanmar's hat-trick woman Win Tun found the equaliser in the 17th minute
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Dangmei Grace's brace helps India register a 2-0 win over Indonesia in its opening match of the AFC Olympic qualifiers round two.
India continued their dominance at the SAFF Women's Championship by lifting their fifth straight title with a 3-1 victory over hosts Nepal in the final.