Odisha Sun Times Sports Bureau
Cuttack, August 11:
Ace woman footballer of Odisha and former caption of national women’s football team Shradhanjali Samantray has been appointed by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) as the assistant coach of National U-16 girls football team which is going to participate in the Qualifiers Round 2014 for AFC U-16 Women’s Championship 2015, scheduled in Bangladesh from October 14 to 23.
She would impart training to the U-16 team from August 20 at Gandhinagar in Gujarat.
An employee of Nalco, Shradhanjali was the coach of the Odisha senior women’s football team that emerged runners up in the recently concluded National Senior Women’s Football Championship in Assam.
Honorary secretary of Football Association of Odisha (FAO) Sanjay Behera has congratulated Samantray for her national assignment.