Maharashtra Team For The Upcoming U17 Women’s National Football Championship Announced

WIFA has announced the Maharashtra team for the upcoming Junior Under-17 Women’s National Football Championship that will begin on June 18 in Guwahati, Assam.

Of the 40-player probable squad selected from the recently concluded U17 WIFA inter-district tournament held at Nashik, the final 20-player squad for the upcoming National championship has been released.

The team will be led by Goalkeeper Vaishnavi Sonune, who was adjudged the best goalkeeper in the WIFA inter-district tournament. Meanwhile, center-half Sharvari Donkar from Kolhapur will be her deputy. The Competition’s best player – Ritika Singh and top scorer Aarti Katkar have both been included in the final squad.

The team will be traveling to Guwahati today (June 15) under the tutelage of Head Coach Sachin H. Narsappa and Manager Pallavi Saindane.

Maharashtra is clubbed with Tripura, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, and Odisha. In the opening match, Maharashtra takes on Tripura on June 18 and meets Chandigarh on June 22. On June 24 they face off against Dadra & Nagar Haveli and play against Odisha in the last group match on June 26.

The team is as follows:

Vaishnavi SonuneBuldanaGoalkeeper
Hritika BansodeSataraGoalkeeper
Nikita JudeMumbaiDefender
Saniya PatilKolhapurDefender
Rajnandini BhoiteKolhapurDefender
Sanjana GuptaPuneDefender
Sakshi RepeMumbaiDefender
Aditi GadekarNashikDefender
Sharvari DonkarKolhapurMidfielder
Purva GaikwadPuneMidfielder
Priya RathodMumbaiMidfielder
Pooja GuptaPuneMidfielder
Ritika SinghNashikMidfielder
Aarati KatkarKolhapurMidfielder
Sumaiya ShaikhAhmednagarForward
Divya PaworaAurangabadForward
Soumya KagaleKolhapurForward
Mahek ShaikhNagpurForward
Nida SatarmekarKolhapurForward
Prerna MeshramYavatmalForward
Pallavi SaindaneAhmednagarManager
Sachin H. NarsappaMumbaiCoach
Ashish KataraPuneAsst. Coach
Smurti B. PawarMumbaiPhysio


June 18: Maharashtra vs Tripura

June 22: Maharashtra vs Chandigarh

June 24: Maharashtra vs Dadra & Nagar Haveli

June 26: Maharashtra vs Odisha

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