U-13 girls felicitated after triumph in Colombo


U-13 Girls Felicitated by AIFF

India’s triumphant U-13 girls were felicitated at All India Football Federation Headquarters, the Football House in Dwarka on Thursday (March 15). The girls returned back after winning the AFC U-13 Girl’s Football Tournament held in Colombo, Sri Lanka.

AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das congratulated girls for putting up such a stupendous performance. “I congratulate you for the feat which you have achieved. Hope you will continue with this in the future tournaments. All of you have made the country proud,” he said.

Mr. Das also announced a cash reward of Rs 5000 each for the players and the support staff.

Head Coach Priya sounded elated. “We are very happy that we won. This is a step in the right direction. We hope to sustain our performance even at the U-14 tournaments.”

She also lauded AIFF’s support and the reward awarded to the team. “AIFF has been very encouraging and this kind of appreciation would
only inspire more players to take up the sport in the country,” she added.

The girls won all their five matches and defeated the likes of Iran (1-0), Bhutan (13-0), hosts Sri Lanka (7-0), Jordan (7-1) and Palestine 9-0 on way to winning the tournament.
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