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Tara ‘shines’ in FLA’s 2-0 win over FSI

Tara ‘shines’ in FLA’s 2-0 win over FSI

The 11th day of WIFA Women’s League – Indian Women’s League (IWL) Preliminary Round concluded today at Cooperage Stadium. 

Football Leaders Academy (FLA) Tara Khatoon’s displayed an amazing performance as she bagged two goals in their 2-0 victory over Football School of India (FSI) in the last match of stage 1. The match went underway in an even circumstance as both the determined outfits performed equally well for the major part of the first-half.

FLA’s backline which was led by Laura Estebeiro never looked panic and shielded their goal with an amazing defensive display, whereas, FSI looked dangerous on the counter-attacks. The deadlock was finally broken after the half an hour mark when an in form attacker Tara Khatoon superbly danced past three defenders to calmly convert her effort into the back of the net.

The goal boosted FLA’s morale which changed the course of the match. FSI suddenly started to feel the pressure inflicted by FLA. In the second-half, FLA continued from where they had left. They completely dominated the match proceedings for the majority of the second-half.

But midway into the half, FSI were awarded a penalty after the referee spotted a handball in the penalty box. In hope to level the score, Akanksha Kandalkar stepped up, only to see her penalty saved by the Goalkeeper. The penalty miss came back to haunt FSI later.

Tara came up with a moment of brilliance as she made it 2-0 to snatch all three points for FLA. With the conclusion of this tie, the stage 2 of IWL will commence from 12th September, 2017.

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Maharashtra defeat Uttar Pradesh

Maharashtra defeat Uttar Pradesh

Maharashtra eves beat Uttar Pradesh 10- 0 in their fourth game of the Senior Women’s National Football Championship at Bokaghat, Assam.

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Maharashtra eves leave for Senior Nationals

Maharashtra eves leave for Senior Nationals

The Maharashtra Senior Women’s National Team left for Bokhaghat this morning to participate in the Senior Women’s National

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Maharashtra’s Abeer selected in Women’s U-19 India team

Maharashtra’s Abeer selected in Women’s U-19 India team

The 23-member U-19 women’s team will be leaving for Malaysia on Wednesday (October 17, 2012) evening to play their AFC U-19

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India Defend Title in Style

India Defend Title in Style

Defending Champions came back from a goal down to retain the Women’s SAFF Championship when they defeated Nepal 3-1 in

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India eves storm into the final

India eves storm into the final

India Women’s National Team cruised into the final of the second Women’s SAFF Championship after mauling Afghanistan 11-0 at the CR

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India toy with listless Bhutan

India toy with listless Bhutan

Having already booked their place in the semi-finals, a relaxed Indian Women’s Team simply toyed with an out of sorts Bhutan outfit in

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Indian Women prove too hot for Bangladesh

Indian Women prove too hot for Bangladesh

Second half goals from midfielder Yumnam Kamala Devi, skipper Oinam Bem Bem Devi and defender Alochana Senapati sealed a

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Women’s SAFF Preparatory Camp in Kolkata from July 16

Women’s SAFF Preparatory Camp in Kolkata from July 16

All India Football Federation is organising a Women’s Preparatory Camp for the forthcoming SAFF Women’s Football Tournament

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