NEW DELHI, OCT 31 : Head coach Priya PV has named a 23-member India U-19 Women’s National team squad for the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship China 2015 (Qualifiers) starting November 5 in Jordan.
The Indian players who were camping in Ahmedabad for 45 days will be travelling to Jordan via Bahrain from Mumbai on Sunday night.
India are in Group A along with hosts Jordan, Uzbekistan, and Lebanon. The girls in blue will open their account on November 5 against Uzbekistan at the Petra Stadium in Amman, the capital of Jordan. All matches will be played at the same venue.
The hosts will play India next on November 7 followed by Lebanon on November 9.
Goalkeepers: Tikina Samal (Odisha), Elangbam Panthoi Chanu (Manipur), Khiangte Lalhruaizeli (Mizoram).
Defenders: Rachita Malik (Odisha), Ngangbam Sweety Devi (Manipur), Karam Tony Devi (Manipur), Komal Kumari (Bihar), Lalduhawmi (Mizoram), Dalima Chhibber (Delhi).
Midfielders: Yumkhaibam Hemolata Devi (Manipur), Sinulata Sahoo (Odisha), Kshetrimayum Margaret Devi (Manipur), Subburaj Muthu Selvi (Tamil Nadu), Nikhila Thumbayil (Kerala), Tanvi Singh (Delhi), Menaka Malik (Odisha), Sorokhaibam Ranjana Chanu (Manipur), Sangita Basfore (West Bengal).
Forwards: Sanju (Haryana), Pyari Xaxa (Odisha), Nongmaithem Ratanbala Devi (Manipur), Dangmei Grace (Manipur), Velanie Fernandes (Goa).
Head coach: Priya PV (Kerala).