India women's national under-17 football team

The Indian women's national under-17 football team represents India in international women's under-17 football. The team is controlled by the governing body for football in India, the All India Football Federation (AIFF). The team and federation is currently a member of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and the regional South Asian Football Federation (SAFF).

India under-17
AssociationAll India Football Federation
ConfederationAFC (Asia)
Sub-confederationSAFF (South Asia)
Head coachThomas Dennerby
CaptainShilky Devi Hemam
FIFA codeIND
First colours
Second colours
First international
Thailand  6–4  India
(Namhae, South Korea; 16 April 2005)
Biggest win
India  12–0  United Arab Emirates
(Dhaka, Bangladesh; 21 October 2014)
Sri Lanka  0–12  India
(Thimpu, Bhutan; 9 August 2018)
Biggest defeat
India  0–7  South Korea
(Namhae, South Korea; 18 April 2005)
South Korea  7–0  India
(Weifang, China; 5 September 2016)
FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup
Appearances1 (first in 2020)
AFC U-16 Women's Championship
Appearances1 (first in 2005)
Best resultGroup stage,2005
SAFF U-15 Women's Championship
Appearances3 (first in 2017)
Best resultChampion, 2018, 2019

The team have only participated once in the AFC U-17 Women's Championship, back during the tournament's inaugural edition.

HistoryEdit

FIFA U17 Women's World CupEdit

FIFA first organised the U17 Women's WC in the year 2008 and since organised it on every even years. From Asia the top three teams from AFC U-16 Women's Championship get qualified for the world cup, but India failed to qualify any of AFC championships since 2007 edition to 2017, thus failed to qualify for the first six editions of the World Cup.[1][2]

India was selected the host of 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup and thus automatically got qualified for the tournament and will be its first participation in the World Cup.[3][4]

AFC U16 Women's ChampionshipEdit

India women's U17 team first played their international match at the inaugural edition of AFC U-16 Women's Championship in 2005 where they first faced Thailand and got defeated by 6−4 on 16 April 2005. In the second match South Korea defeated them again by 7−0, but in the third match India registered their first win defeating Indonesia by 6−0 but they failed to proceed beyond the group stage. This was India's only AFC Women's U16 Championship campaign, as they failed to qualify any of the championships held since, which is being organised by AFC on every odd years.[1]

SAFF U-15 Women's ChampionshipEdit

SAFF U15 Women's championship was first organised in 2017, where India became runners-up as defeated by Bangladesh by a solitary goal.[5][6] In the next edition in 2018, the final was repeated again, but this time India beat Bangladesh by a solitary goal and become the SAFF champion.[7] In the 2019 SAFF U-15 Women's Championship, India and Bangladesh reached the final for the third time. Both the teams fail to score any goal With in the regulation time. Thus penalty shoot-out became the match decider where Bangladesh failed to convert the first spot kick, which results in India becoming the champion by a 5−3 result in the shoot-out.[8]

BRICS U-17 CupEdit

In 2018, at the second edition of BRICS U-17 Football Cup, which is a U-17 Football tournament played among teams of five BRICS countries, the U17 women's teams of the respective countries were invited to play in the tournament.[9][10] India played round robin matches, first against South Africa, and suffered a loss by 5−1, then suffered another defeat against Russia by 3−1. In their next match Brazil defeated them by 5−0 and in their last match they lost 2−1 to China.

CoachesEdit

Name Position
  Thomas Dennerby[11] Head Coach
  Alex Ambrose[12] Asstt. Coach
  Bembem Devi[13] Asstt. Coach
  Precious Dede GK Coach
  Firmin D'Souza[14] U-16 Head Coach
  Priyanka Bhodke[15] Physiotherapist

PlayersEdit

As of 7 February 2020

U17 SquadEdit

The following 23 players are called up for friendly matches against Romania.[16]

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Adrija Sarkhel (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0  
13 1GK Anshika (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0   Haryana
22 1GK Tanu (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0   Haryana

2 2DF Joyoti Kumari (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 8 0   Odisha
3 2DF Sudha Ankita Tirkey (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 8 0  
5 2DF Nisha (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0   Haryana
11 2DF Astam Oraon (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0   Manipur
23 2DF Kamasani Durga (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0  
24 2DF Nirmala Devi Phanjoubam (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0   Manipur

4 3MF Shilky Devi Hemam (Captain) (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 12 8   Manipur
6 3MF Martina Thokchom (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 12 8   Jharkhand
7 3MF Kiran (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 8 1   Haryana
8 3MF Aveka Singh (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 12 5   Delhi
9 3MF Priyanka Sujeesh Pottekat (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0  
12 3MF Sunita Munda (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 12 8   Jharkhand
14 3MF Amisha Baxla (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0   Jharkhand
15 3MF Nitu Linda (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 12 5  
17 4FW Mariyammal Balamurugan (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0   Tamil Nadu
18 3MF Priyangka Devi Naorem (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 8 0   Manipur
20 3MF Anju (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0  
21 3MF Shri Devi Subba (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0  

10 4FW Sumati Kumari (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0   Jharkhand
16 4FW Daisy Lisa Crasto (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0   Goa
19 4FW Karen Estrocio (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0  
28 4FW Manisha Naik (2003-01-01) 1 January 2003 (age 17) 0 0  

Recent results and fixturesEdit

For past match results of the national team, see the team's results page.

U17 fixtures and resultsEdit

13 December 2019 FriendlyIndia  0−3  SwedenMumbai, India
18:00 IST Report
Stadium: Mumbai Football Arena
17 December 2019 FriendlyThailand  0−1  IndiaMumbai, India
18:00 IST Report K. Devi   90+1' Stadium: Mumbai Football Arena
19 December 2019 FriendlySweden  4−0  IndiaMumbai, India
17:30 IST
SVFF Stadium: Mumbai Football Arena
16 February 2020 FriendlyRomania  3–3  IndiaTürkler, Alanya, Turkey
15:00 IST
Report
Stadium: Evima Football Sports Complex
19 February 2020 FriendlyRomania  0–1  IndiaTürkler, Alanya, Turkey
15:00 IST Report
Stadium: Evima Football Sports Complex

U16 fixtures and resultsEdit

21 June 2019 FriendlyIndia  5–1  Hong Kong U23Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong
Priyangka   2'
Shilky Devi   21'
Kiran   43'
Sumati   49'
Astam  58'
Report   3' Stadium: Hong Kong FA Centre
23 June 2019 FriendlyIndia  4−0  Tai Po FC WTseung Kwan O, Hong Kong
13:00 IST Shilky Devi   21'
Kiran   10'
Sankhe   74'
  83'
Report Stadium: Hong Kong FA Centre
27 June 2019 FriendlyIndia  5−1  Citizen AA WTseung Kwan O, Hong Kong
13:00 IST Sanke   1'
Priyangka   16'50'
Kiran   80'
Amisha   85'
Report Kayam   23' Stadium: Hong Kong FA Centre
29 June 2019 FriendlyIndia  4−1  Hong Kong U18Tseung Kwan O, Hong Kong
15:00 IST Aveka   24' (pen)
Lynda   32'
Anju   65'
Kiran   77'
Report Chan   60' (pen.) Stadium: Hong Kong FA Centre

U15 fixtures and resultsEdit

9 October 2019 SAFF U-15Nepal    1−4  IndiaThimpu, Bhutan
14:30 IST
Report
Stadium: Changlimithang Stadium
Attendance: 1,550
Referee: Jaya Chakma (Bangladesh)
11 October 2019 SAFF U-15Bhutan  1−10  IndiaThimpu, Bhutan
17:30 IST
Report
Stadium: Changlimithang Stadium
Referee: Jaya Chakma (Bangladesh)
13 October 2019 SAFF U-15Bangladesh  1−1  IndiaThimpu, Bhutan
14:30 IST
Report
Stadium: Changlimithang Stadium
Attendance: 400
Referee: Choki Om (Bhutan)
15 October 2019 SAFF U-15 FinalIndia  0−0
(5−3 p)
  BangladeshThimpu, Bhutan
17:30 IST Report Stadium: Changlimithang Stadium
Attendance: 400
Referee: Choki Om (Bhutan)

Competitive recordEdit

FIFA U-17 Women's World CupEdit

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup record
Host/Year Result Position Pld W T L GF GA
  2008 Did not qualify
  2010
  2012
  2014
  2016
  2018
  2020 Qualified as Host Nation
Total 1/7 0 Titles 0 0 0 0 0 0
Red border indicates the team played as the host of the tournament.

AFC U-16 Women's ChampionshipEdit

SAFF U-15 Women's ChampionshipEdit

SAFF U-15 Women's Championship record
Host/Year Result Position Pld W T L GF GA
  2017 Runners-up   4 2 0 2 13 4
  2018 Champion   4 4 0 0 16 1
  2019 Champion   4 3 1 0 15 3
Total 3/3 2 Titles 12 9 1 2 44 8

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "India to host the U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020". espn.in. ESPN. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  2. ^ "India to host 2020 Under-17 Women's World Cup". sportstar.thehindu.com. Sportstar. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  3. ^ "FIFA Council decides on key steps for upcoming international tournaments". fifa.com. FIFA. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  4. ^ "INDIA WIN BID TO HOST FIFA U-17 WOMEN'S WORLD CUP IN 2020". the-aiff.com. AIFF. Retrieved 11 May 2019.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Unbeaten Bangladesh girls beat India to lift Saff U-15 title". dhakatribune.com/. Dhaka Tribune. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  6. ^ "India crowned runners-up in SAFF U-15 Women's Championship". goal.com. GOAL. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  7. ^ "INDIA GIRLS ARE SAFF U-15 CHAMPIONS". the-aiff.com. AIFF. Retrieved 17 March 2019.
  8. ^ "India pip Bangladesh on penalties to clich 2019 SAFF U-15 championship". AIFF. Retrieved 15 October 2019.
  9. ^ "TWENTY SELECTED FOR INDIAN U-17 WOMEN'S TEAM FOR BRICS U-17 FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT". AIFF. July 13, 2018.
  10. ^ "BRICS Cup U17 2018: India announced 35-member squad". SportsKeeda. 8 July 2018.
  11. ^ "AIFF appoints Thomas Dennerby as the head coach of U17- women's world cup team". AIFF. 9 November 2019. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  12. ^ "HERO U-17 WOMEN'S C'SHIP A 'UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY TO ASSESS TALENTED PLAYERS'". AIFF. 12 November 2019. Retrieved 13 November 2019.
  13. ^ https://khelnow.com/news/article/saff-u15-championship-2018-bembem-devi-india-assistant-coach
  14. ^ "U-15 WOMEN'S TEAM ASSEMBLE FOR PREPARATORY CAMP". 26 July 2018.
  15. ^ "AFC U-16 WOMEN'S CHAMPIONSHIP 2019". 15 September 2018.
  16. ^ "India U-17 Women's World Cup team to play Romania U-17". AIFF. 7 February 2020. Retrieved 20 February 2020.

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