With Indian women's cricket and basketball teams achieving historic feats over the past years, and the buzz around women's sports in the country is gaining imagination of the public; India’s another set of girls trying to tap into this surge of popularity is the Indian women's football team, led by Maymol Rocky - India’s first football head coach. And under her first match as their head coach, the team defeated Malaysia at their den in an international friendly match in 2017. Ever since, the coach has been preparing the women’s national team for more international friendlies to play in, besides the Indian Women's League and Nationals. On the occasion of her birthday, we bring some facts on the journey. Watch the video for more.
(Script by Nang Tanvi; video produced and edited by Dhruv Sharma)