The  Jammu Kashmir Football Association (JKFA) Tuesday deputed J&K Women’s U-17 Junior  Football Team for participation in the upcoming  National Football Championship scheduled to be held at Guwhati Assam from June 15 to June 27, 2022.

As per the official the screening of the team was done under the supervision  of Nusrat Gazala, Sports Officer Central, J&K Sports Council on June 14 2022 (Tuesday) at Synthetic Turf TRC Srinagar.

Official added that a total 20 girls from both the divisions of J&K (UT) were selected among the earlier shortlisted  24 players to represent J&K in the championship.

 Official said , the selected players of both the provinces (J&K) attended the 21 days coaching camp at TRC Srinagar which commenced on May 25th and concluded on June 14th, 2022.

Nadiya Nighat will accompany the team as Coach, Dr. Ritasha Bharti as Physio and Masood Maqbool as Manager.


The other selected players include Eshika ( forward), Shranya (Defender), Rupali Devi (Defender), Shivali Devi (midfielder), Somya Dubey (defender), Shakti Devi (midfielder) Mausam Wani (Midfielder), Areeba Younis (midfielder),Irtiqa Altaf (forward), Haniya Muzaffar (defender), Senada Saheel (Defender), Zainab Zahoor (defender), Ateeba (defender), Uzma Jaffar (goal keeper), Adha Fatima(goal keeper), Marukh Nazir Shah ( forward), Ateefa Imtiyaz (forward), Fouqiya (midfielder) , Maheen Showkat( forward), and  Haripriya( midfielder).

The team shall play thier first game against Tamil Nadu on June 22, will lock horns with Rajasthan on June 24, and will battle with West Bengal on June 26, 2022 in group H of the championship, consisting of four teams.  

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