Shillong, Oct 30: Three Meghalaya footballers have earned places in a selection camp for the Indian team in preparation for the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
Sanfida Nongrum, Sunalinda Iawren and Wandashisha Marwein have been invited by the All India Football Federation for the trials, which will be held in Kalyani, West Bengal, next month. They will depart for Bengal at a date to be announced.
Nongrum and Iawren recently represented Meghalaya in the Sub-Junior Girls National Football Championship. Marwein has also represented Meghalaya in the Subroto Cup national-level tournament.
The 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will be hosted by India. A total of 51 players have been invited for the trials by the AIFF.
(Photo contributed by the Meghalaya Football Association. Standing, from left: Sanfida Nongrum, Wandashisha Marwein, Sunalinda Iawren. Seated, from left: Meghalaya Football Association Women’s Committee member Sharmila Kharbani, Committee Chairman Diverland Lyngdoh, member Iaikyntiewlang Nongkynrih)