India have been drawn in Group I of the 2012 London Olympics Women's Football Tournaments Asian qualifiers. Our women would face hosts Bangladesh on March 18 and Uzbekistan on March 22 with only the winner of the three team group moving into the next round of Asian qualifiers.
20 players have been named in the final squad which will be coached by Mohammed Shahid Jabbar and they leave for Bangladesh tomorrow. The team should be able to beat Bangladesh, but Uzbekistan could be a very tough opponent.
Aditi Chauhan (Delhi), Sita Sharma (Orissa)
Ansha (Bihar), K. Rebika Devi (Manipur), Tuli Goon (Orissa), Rashmita Patra (Orissa), Suparva Samal (Orissa), Alochana Senapati (Orissa)
N. Montesori Chanu (Manipur), O. Bembem Devi (Manipur), Amoolya Kamal (Karnataka), Manpreet Kaur (Haryana), Pinky Bompal Magar (Orissa), Gayatri Mallick (Orissa), Lochana Munda (Manipur), Swati Rawat (Delhi)
L. Naobi Chanu (Delhi), N. Bala Devi (Manipur), T. Tababi Devi (Manipur), Raju Sugnaya (Tamil Nadu)
Mohammed Shahid Jabbar (Coach), Pratima Biswas (Assistant Coach), Chitra Gangadharan (Assistant Coach), Shanta Gopinath (Manager), Sangeeta Sharma (Head of Delegation), Kruti Maroila (Physiotherapist)