Top scorer, the state's first female footballplayer, scored 21 goals in 2020
Top scorer, the state's first female footballplayer, scored 21 goals in 2020

Hyderabad: The All India Football Federation has selected 19-year-old G Soumya from Nizamabad in this team. G Soumya became the first woman player in the state to be named in the Indian senior women's football team.

Matches against Turkey will be held from February 14 to 24. We are leaving for Turkey on Saturday. If I get a chance to play, I want to create the best chance, says Soumya. G Soumya is currently training with an Indian camp in Goa. Hewashappy about the selection in his Indian team. She said, "It is my dream to play for the country. I am very happy to be part of it now. My parents dream to play for the country at senior level.

From Tanda, a small village farmer from Therenwal mandal, Soumya came to Nizamabad with her mother. When Soumya was studying in class 7 at Raghav High School in Nizamabad, coach G. Nagaraj saw her talent and convinced parents who did not want to pursue her dream. Coaches are very happy with this news about Soumya's selection.

The coach in Nizamabad said, "We have been working hard for the last 11 months. She has already played for the country in under-14, 16, 18 and 19. But our goal is to play for the senior team. Now that she is selected in the Indian team, we are all happy. We have a point to prove to other states that football is also here. "

"It is a pride for us as a gentle man at the age of 19, who has made a place in the Indian women's football team. I congratulate her and wish her success.

Meanwhile, Telangana Football Association secretary G Palugna said, "This is a great pride for us." Soumya was the first woman from the two states to be part of the Indian team. He said, 'In 1995, any player from the state represented the country for the last time, saeed before the Olympic Games. Soumya has now named our state on the Map of India. '

About Soumya's progress, coach Nagaraj said, "Soumya Mary Care is a football academy joiner. Since then we have been training him. This is a great moment for us and our state. She revealed that she played for the India Rush Soccer Club in Mumbai in the Indian Women's League. She then went to the Canker Football Club in the past two years. In January 2020, he scored 21 goals for his club and became the top scorer.

Soumya then played in telangana women's league and vasudha fc and scored 9 goals and became the top scorer. She then played in the main round of IWL in Bangalore and was selected as a joint top scorer with 7 goals in the Indian camp.


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