It is a very proud moment for Belagavi as three budding women football players from the city have made it to the Indian side for the Mini Football Women’s World Cup-2021, which will be held in Ukraine from August 11.
Anjali Hindalgekar, Aditi Jadhav and Priyanka Kangralkar are all degree students studying in different colleges. Apart from them, Vibha and Sanjana from Bengaluru too have made it to the national team. With this, Karnataka has a lion’s share five players in the 11-member Indian side.
They were heading to Hyderabad from Belagavi Airport on August 8 to reach Delhi to join the Indian team before heading for Ukraine. Were welcomed at Belagavi Airport by All airline’s staff and Airport Director Rajesh Kumar mourya and wished them all the best.
All of them have attended a special training camp for eight days in Bengaluru in the last week of July. Anjali, Aditi and Priyanka practice with the Belgaum United Football Academy and are coached by Matin Inamdar.
Anjali Hindalgekar, a BCom student at KLE’s Lingaraj College in Belagavi. Aditi Jadhav is a BA student in the same college, while Priyanka Kangralkar studies BCom at Mangalore University.
The Under-23 Mini Football Women’s World Cup-2021 is a seven-a-side tournament that is being held from August 11 to 16 at Kiev in Ukraine.
Source : TNIE