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India Women's Team celebrate International Women's Day in style

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International Women's Day is often celebrated to highlight the political, economic, athletic and social achievements of Women. On this Women's Day, however, the Indian Women's Senior National Team will start a new book promoting Women Empowerment, one which contains chapters in the form of 20 Players, each story moving and inspirational than the one before.

The All India Football Federation, fully committed to the development of Women's Football in the Country felt it best to act the special way, saluting the defending SAFF Women's Champions and giving them ample time to acclimatize in alien land prior to the kick-off of the 2016 Olympics Women's qualifiers which kick-off in Mandalay, Myanmar tomorrow.

Even as the Olympic Qualifiers kick-off on March 13, the Indian National Team departs later today (March 8) and getting that extra days to settle down.

The Indian National Women's Team departs five days prior to their opening encounter against Sri Lanka on March 13, 2015. This will not only provide the Indian eves with ample of training time on foreign pitches but will also make them habitual of the climate in Myanmar.

The Indian eves are clubbed in Group A alongside hosts Myanmar and Sri Lanka in the tournament slated to kick off from March 9, 2015.

India’s Fixtures:

13-Mar-2015: India - Sri Lanka
15-Mar-2015: India - Myanmar

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