The AFC Women’s Asian Cup is set to kick off on January 20, 2022 in India. The hosts will be in action on the very first day when they take on Iran, at the DY Patil Sports Stadium in Navi Mumbai. This is the second time India are organising the tournament after the 1979 edition wherein they finished runners-up to Chinese Taipei.
The Indian eves have been giving their all under Thomas Dennerby to prepare well for the tournament. In 2021, they travelled to six foreign countries to take on quality sides as part of their preparations for the marquee tournament. Their last exposure trip in November 2021, took them to South America where they faced Brazil, Chile, and Venezuela. Although they lost the three matches, they put up a valiant fight and Manisha Kalyan grabbed headlines for her strike against the Selecao.
After returning to the country they had based themselves in Kochi to continue with their training. They played a few more friendly matches there against local sides to remain in the best shape. Dennerby’s troops will also play a friendly against Vietnam on January 13, before heading into the competitive fixtures.
Group A Table
Group A Fixtures and Results
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India National Team Results in 2021
In 2021, India have played 14 matches. Out of them they have won three and have lost 11.
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