Dipali Pandey is the Physio of the Indian National Women’s Football Team. This is her first term as the physio of the National Team and the upcoming Olympic Qualifiers will be her 3rd Tournament. The WIFA.in team had a Q & A for this Women’s Day.Read More »
From acting in Chak De India to watching the Quarter-finals of the 2010 FIFA WORLD CUP in South Africa, Kimberley Miranda has experienced it all. She devoted herself to helping out the underprivileged when she worked with Magic Bus for 5 years. An AFC ‘C’ License coach herself, Kimberley is head strong & holding her own to inspire young girl’s and help them achieve their dreams.Read More »
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Savio Medeira on being appointed as the Under-23 Indian National Team Coach and India’s Coach Education program:Read More »
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WIFA has marked the 1st to 8th march as the Women’s Week. Women’s football development has always been on the forefront for WIFA. Throughout the week we will be WIFA will be highlighting starts of women’s football from the state and India. WIFA will also will be activating Grassroots Festivals all across Maharashtra encouraging maximum participation from girls.
The state association have conducted many activities in the recent times to promote and improve the standard of Women’s football in the state one of the recent ones being the MIDFC (Maharashtra Inter District Football Championship) – Women’s Open – Jalgaon. Where 240 girls participated from various district. There was a 50% increase in participation from the previous years showing that sustained efforts are baring fruits.
WIFA Women’s Day Logo:
WIFA has also changed colors for the week in order to create awareness. This will be used throughout its social media.
For this Women’s week on the grassroots front WIFA has urged its award-winning grassroots leaders all 158 of them to conduct grassroots festival in their respective locations. Before the same WIFA conducted a seminar for the its grassroots leaders to come up with ideas for this special week as follows:
1. Small sided games with the rules created by the participating girls
2. Different uses of equipmentpresent
3. Match between parents and coaches
4. Matches between parents and participants
5. Fancy dress competitions (dress up as their favorite footballers)
6. Drawing competitions themed with football
7. Paint your football
WIFA has developed FIFA International Women’s Day backdrops which can be customized and used by the Grassroots Leaders while conducting their festivals.
Download the here: Womens Day banner CDR File
Grand festival at Cooperage Football Stadium on 8th March 2015.
All the grassroots leaders and participants are invited to the grand finale of the festival on 8th March 2015 4 pm onwards. The festivals will be a girls only festival, conducted by women for girls between the age 6 to 12 years. The female guardians will be appointed as team leaders.
Also the Cooperage will be made available on prior booking for the Grassroots leaders on 8th march to conduct their own activities as well.
This women’s day lets #MakeItHappen ! #IWD2015Read More »
AFC C License candidates looking for an upgrade can apply!
Course: AFC B License
Venue: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Date: 15 April to 4 May 2015
Eligibility: Min 2 years relevant experience after completing AFC C License
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Last date of Application: 12th March 2015
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