Four Maharashtra girls in India U-15 team for SAFF event

Aug 01, 2018, 09:00 IST | PTI

India open their campaign against Sri Lanka on August 9 and then clash with Bhutan on August 13

Four Maharashtra girls in India U-15 team for SAFF event
Members of the Indian U-15 women's football team, Mumbai's Priyanka Sujeesh (extreme left), Jahnvi Shetty and Mehak Lobo (extreme right) and Pune's Anjali Barke (second from left)

Four girls from Maharashtra have been selected to represent India in the SAFF U-15 women's football championship to be played in Bhutan from August 8 to 19. Priyanka Sujeesh, Jahnvi Shetty and Mehak Lobo, all from Mumbai, and Anjali Barke from Pune, were included in the 23-member squad announced by the All India Football Federation yesterday.

Mehak is among the four forwards, while Priyanka is a defensive midfielder. Jahnvi can play as right-winger or as a central defensive midfielder and Anjali is a goalkeeper. The Indians open their campaign against Sri Lanka on August 9 and then clash with Bhutan on August 13.

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