Today will be a historic day for Indian football
Women’s Football World Cup is going to be organized in India after almost 5 years.
The first match of the Indian team is against a strong team like America.
New Delhi. Today i.e. Tuesday (October 11) is a historic day for Indian football. After almost 5 years, the Women’s Football World Cup is going to start in India. Indian women’s football team will take on the opposing teams with their passion and enthusiasm. His first match is against a strong team like America. After the 2017 Under-17 Men’s World Cup, the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup is starting in India from Tuesday itself. For the first time, Indian girls will take on the legendary teams in this tournament.
According to ESPN’s report, the Indian team, whose captain is Astam Oraon, is going to have their first encounter with the American team, whose captain is Indian-origin Mia Bhuta. Indian captain Astam Oraon is extremely excited ahead of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, a tournament that is his dream come true. At the same time, Mia Bhuta, the Indian-origin star of the US team, the team captain, is also very excited, but for her this World Cup can be a step towards future success.
Both teenagers, children of both Indian fathers, but past very different. Despite different futures and various narratives, they will share the same territory. When India begins its campaign against the United States on Tuesday, India could prove to be an underdog against the US, which is stronger than India in every respect.
We can inspire girls of India: Mia
Mia is the first player of Indian origin to represent the US women’s team at the Football World Cup at any level. He said, “I am very excited because it was my dream to play the World Cup. I think the Indian team will be a strong opponent.” Mia, who lives in Petersburg, USA, said, “I really hope that my team and the Indian team can inspire young girls of this country to play football.” ‘
Astam Oraon said- Excited to play against USA
Captain Astam Oraon spoke about the team’s enthusiasm level before the opening match and said that the team is physically and mentally strong. The defender said, “The team is excited to play against the United States. Tomorrow is the day when we have to do everything on the field. Our entire focus is on the matches ahead and nothing matters to us.”
He further said, “We have to sleep well and rest today. All the players are feeling strong physically and mentally. We will give a good fight to our opponents.”
FIRST PUBLISHED : October 11, 2022, 06:30 IST