Shillong, Jan 17: Teenage footballer Sanfida Nongrum has been called up by Bangalore United FC to represent their women’s team in the Karnataka State League and Indian Women’s League, it was announced yesterday.
Nongrum is a product of the Kick Start Football Coaching Centre. The 15-year-old has also represented Meghalaya in the Sub-Junior Girls National Football Championship as well as in two friendlies against a visiting Bhutan team last year.
She was also one of three Meghalaya players who earned places in a selection camp for the Indian team in preparation for the (now postponed) 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. Nongrum was also adjudged the player-of-the-tournament in the U-15 girls’ division of the State Level Mission Football Meghalaya Open Tournament in 2018.
She will travel to Bangalore on 22nd January.