GANGTOK, 24 DEC:
Two Sikkimese footballers have been shortlisted for a coaching camp for Senior Women's National Team. All India Football Federation [AIFF] has called Anju Tamang and Lako Phuti Bhutia from Sikkim to attend the coaching camp to be held from 27 Dec 2018 to 10 April 2019 at Cuttack, Odisha.
This is in preparation for the SAFF Women's Championship 2019 and Women's Olympic Qualifiers Round.
Sikkim Football Association president, Menla Ethenpa said, “The selection of our girls for the national camp testifies the hard work put in by these players for the improvement of the game in the last couple of years. Such invitation from the apex body of football in India, AIFF motivates SFA to work harder for the development of the game in the state.”
He added that SFA feels proud of these players and wishes them all the very best for the camp.