The women’s football team in India had a disappointing start to the year following their campaign for the 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup in January had been cut short because of a corona virus breakout in the team. This had been a big disappointment for the players since they missed out on displaying their skills on the biggest stage in Asia.
However, the unfortunate incident has fuelled their urge to prove their potential. As they returned to action in April, they were not only able to defeat Jordan and Egypt but also maintained 2 clean sheets. They had been rewarded proficiently as they climbed 3 places in the current FIFA rankings that had been announced on 17th June to be positioned at the 56th spot. It is commendably provided that is more difficult to rise north as a team gets closer to the top 50 positions. Continue reading