U-17 junior women Football team selected

Selected team players posing for a group photograph on Sunday.
Selected team players posing for a group photograph on Sunday.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, June 19: J&K Football Association selected J&K UT level women’s U-17 junior Football team for participation in the upcoming National Football Championship, scheduled to be held at Guwahati (Assam) from June 15 to 27.
The team of 24 players underwent 21 days coaching at Synthetic Turf TRC Srinagar wherein the selectors picked up the best 20 players from both the provinces for the Hero Women’s U-17 Junior National Football Championship -2022.
J&K is bracketed in Pool-H and will play against West Bengal, Tamil Nadu and Rajasthan on June 22, 24 and 26 respectively. Nadiya Nighat will accompany the team as coach, while Masood Maqbool as manager and Dr Ritasha Bharti as physio.
The contingent was flagged off by Narinder Gupta, former member Sports Council and Chairman of Adhoc Committee DFA Jammu, Yusuf Don Secretary DFA Jammu, David Masih, Direct Member JKFA, Rakesh Kumar, International Football player, Kamal Jeet Kumar (Coach), Peter Sandhu, National player and others.
Speaking on the occasion, Narinder Gupta said that JKFA is concerned about providing better facilities to the players enabling them to bring laurels for J&K UT.