With the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 kicking off on Thursday, wishes have started pouring in from all over the country for the Indian football team. With World Cup qualification on the line in this tournament, the women wearing the blue jersey will be giving their best as they step onto the pitch today against IR Iran. The entire Indian football fraternity came out to support the Indian team ahead of the tournament, including former international players.
Former India international Gouramangi Singh sent well wishes saying, “To the India women’s football team, I send you my best wishes for the upcoming AFC India Women’s Asian Cup 2022. I know how much you have worked hard to get here and to compete with some of the best footballers on the continent. Look out for each other, play for each other, all the best.” Legendary Indian centre-back Mahesh Gawli also sent a heartfelt message to the team. “My best wishes to the Indian women’s national team, coaches and staff, for the AFC India Women’s Asian Cup 2022”
“Girls, this is a big step and a very big opportunity for you to play in such a prestigious tournament. Work hard, be positive and give it your all. Believe in yourself that you will reach your goal. each of the members of the team and make the country proud,” he said. The big man between the sticks of the Indian senior men’s national team, Gurpreet Singh Sandhu also gave his support to the team. “I wish best to our women team for the upcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022. Hope you have fun and give your 100%. We will support you throughout the tournament!” he enthused.
Sikkimese sniper and former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia wished the team saying, “It’s wonderful to know that India is hosting the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022, and I would like to Wish our team good luck. Hope you have a great tournament, enjoy the tournament and make the whole country proud. All the best!” Maymol Rocky, former head coach of India’s senior women’s national team, said: “Girls, the time has come. The whole women’s football fraternity has been waiting for this. It’s show time, girls, all best ones, have fun.”
“The hard work you all put in, the time you put into this tournament, it’s the right time, just enjoy the tournament and don’t put too much pressure on yourselves. The whole nation is with you all and I’m one of I just want to wish everyone good luck, coaches, staff and players, you are the best, enjoy and all the best!” (ANI)
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