In a first of its kind endeavour, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has launched a Women Referees Development Program from November 19-23, 2012.
Twenty three women referees are participatingfrom Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, IFA (West Bengal), Orissa, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Tamilnadu and SSCB.
The course instructors are Mrs Chaitali Paul (IFA), Mr. Rizwan-ul-Haq(Delhi) and Sushanta Mohanty (Orissa).
Head of AIFF Referees Department Col. Goutam Kar said: “The AIFF will leave no stone unturnedfor referee’sdevelopment in India.”
Pics of the Twenty three women referees participating in the Women Referees Development Program
The India women's under-16 team took the field during the AFC Women's U-16 Championship qualifiers today. They lost 5-2 to Iran in their opening match. Scorers unknown right now. Uzbekistan and Sri Lanka are also in our group and we are expected to beat Sri Lanka and possibly tie Uzbekistan and sneek into the actual tournament.
U-16 Women were held to a 1-1 draw by Sri Lanka U-16 in their second
match of the AFC U-16 Qualifiers at the CR & FC Grounds, Colombo.
Nevilla Colaco put India in the lead as early as the 2nd minute of the
match. Sri Lanka restored parity in the 92nd minute through Thathsarani
In the other match of the day, Uzbekistan U-16 beat Iran U-16 women 3-0. India next play Uzbekistan U-16 on Novemver 30.
Hindustan FC launches women's football teamHindustan Football Club, one of the premier clubs in the northern part
of the country, added another feather to its cap by becoming the maiden
top-flight club to launch its women's football team. The formation
of the women's team is a giant step taken by the club in promoting the
game since no other I-league teams (both first and second division) has a
women's team at present. Announcing the launch of the team, Club
President Sushil Pandit said the decision was taken to support and
popularise the game among women. "The Delhi Soccer Association
(DSA) is also looking to kickstart its women's league and Hindustan FC,
being one of the premier clubs in the country, we have decided to start
our women's wing," he said. The team, which will be captained by
Indian under-19 international Neha Kapoor comprises of some national
level players - Kuhelika Guha, Nancy Gupta, Neha Yadav and Pooja
Manderwal among others.
Lights, camera, action. The welcome which is generally accorded only to film personalities or top cricketers in the country was reserved for a select band of women footballers in the country when the Hindustan Football Club today(28/11/2012) launched its women’s wing at a glittering function in the national capital.
Today(1.12.2012) India U-19 Women Team went down 0-7 to Chinese Taipei in their first match of the second round of the AFC U-19 Women's Championship in Ho Chi Minh City.
@joytan...WTH ???? 7-0 down..is our team so bad??? could there be some other issue affecting the team..maybe injuries or weather?... Chinese taipae cant be that brilliant?..
FIFA Women's Delegation to visit Manipur
India U-19 Women went down 0-10 to hosts Vietnam in their second match of the second round of the AFC U-19 Women's Championship in Ho Chi Minh City.
India next play Myanmaar on December 5, 2012.