Shillong, Aug 27: The Meghalaya U-17 girls’ football team, represented by Umthli Higher Secondary School, are heading to New Delhi for the final round of the Subroto Mukherjee Cup.
Meghalaya are in Group H along with Arunachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh and Chhatisgarh and will play their first match against Arunachal on 30th August.
Umthli Higher Secondary School won the state-level Subroto Cup in their age category by Joel Gatphoh Memorial Synod Higher Secondary School 7-0 in Shillong on 3rd August. Two of their players won individual awards – Ayushika Thapa as Best Goalkeeper and Eusibia Kharkongor as Best Player.
The team is led by coach Rohit Nongspung and manager B Nongkynrih.
Squad: Aibanplielad Skhemiew, Sanphida Nongrum, Cathrine Kharkongor, Eusibia Kharkongor, Badarisha Kharumnuid, Ayushika Thapa, Riteihun Kharshiing, Fragrancy Riwan, Kerdalin Wanshong, Sunalinda Iawren, Darisha Kharlyngdoh, Aviancy Phawa, Sukrilin L Marshillong, Napale Roiki Lytan, Tracy Rympei, Da-ai-jingsuk Rympei.
vs Arunachal Pradesh, 7AM, GD Goenka Gurgaon, 30th August
vs Uttar Pradesh, 7AM, GD Goenka Gurgaon, 31st August
vs Chhatisgarh, 7AM, GD Goenka Gurgaon, 1st September
(File photo from the state finals)