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Midfielder of Indian Women Team:Manisha Kalyan

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Manisha kalyan is an Indian women footballer whose plays as a midfielder for the  India women’s national football team and also for Indian Women’s League franchise Gokulam Kerala.

Early Life of Manisha Kalyan:

Manisha kalyan was born in Mugowal located in the district of Horshiarpur,Punjab. She started playing football at the age of 13. Manisha is an attacking midfielder and she also known for creativity and physicality. She is a versatile player who can attack and operate in the wings and even performs as a No. 9

Qualify for AFC women’s Asian Cup:

The Indian women’s team is set to face the Vietnam once again in an international friendly on November. Where Manisha Kalyan, who started off on a rather nostalgic note. Further, she was questioned about the state of grassroots development in Indian women’s football and whether there is an improvement about the terms of resources of opportunities for the next generation for the upcoming players.

Initially, although I was more interested in basketball and athletics, it was my coach, a former player himself, who motivated me to play for the football team. After completing a week’s trial with the rest of the team, I quite enjoyed the game and continued playing football from there on in.”

Manisha kalyan.

Indian women’s national team starlet Manisha Kalyan has overcome many hurdles in her life to reach the level where she is positioned now. As one of the top talents in the country,the 18-year-old forward player is now fulfilling her dream as an India international level. Manisha made her national team debut against Hong Kong . But, her struggle started much earlier in her lifetime.

In her career, Manisha was qualified in the India U-17 team, where she was going to participate in the BRICS Football Cup in South Africa in 2018.When she executed her memorable performance in India’s inspiring win over Thailand in the AFC U-19 Women’s Championship Qualifiers .

Manisha’s inspiring level continued towards the national team, as her involvement helped her in Gokulam Kerala win the Indian Women’s League and she was named the Emerging Player of the Tournament.

Career of Manisha Kalyan:

Manisha was selected for the India Under-17 National Squad.Later she promoted to the India Under-19 National Team.Manisha got her senior team call-up for the match against Hong Kong at her 17 age. Manisha signed for the newly formed Indian Women’s League franchise Gokulam Kerala FC.

Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
2018-Gokulam Kerala7(7)
National team
2018India U174(1)
2018India U197(4)
2019–India2(0)

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