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Odisha footballer Pyari Xaxa finds a spot in senior women’s team for Turkey friendlies

11/02/2021 at 9:18 PM

Bhubaneswar, Feb 11: The All-India Football Federation has selected Odia footballer Pyari Xaxa for the Senior Women’s National Football team for the ensuing international friendly matches to be played in Turkey from February 14 to February 24.

This is in preparation for the forthcoming AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022. Secretary of Odisha Football Association (FAO) Asirbad Behera and all other office bearers and members of FAO has congratulated Xaxa and wished her good luck for her forthcoming tournament.

Xaxa made her senior international debut in 2015 after playing in the India U19 team. She was awarded the AIFF Emerging Woman Footballer of the Year for the year. She was a part of the team that won gold medal at the 2016 South Asian Games in Shillong.

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