The Hero Gold Cup kicks-off in Bhubaneswar from Saturday, February 9, 2019. The Hero Gold Cup will provide an opportunity to the women's side to prove themselves against teams like Iran, Myanmar and Nepal. Hero Gold Cup: Indian Women’s Football Team to Face Iran in Opening Match at Kalinga Stadium in Odisha.
The Hero Gold Cup, is a four-nation tournament that begins from February 9, 2019. The first match will be played today, Saturday, at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. India will take on Iran in the opening game. The tournament will conclude on February 15, 2019.
"Good luck to the ladies who begin their #HeroGoldCup fight against Iran tonight. Go well!," tweeted Sunil Chhetri.
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Good luck to the ladies who begin their #HeroGoldCup fight against Iran tonight. Go well!
— Sunil Chhetri (@chetrisunil11) February 9, 2019
India is currently ranked 62nd in the FIFA Rankings. Iran is ranked number 44th. India will take on Nepal on February 11. The Blue Tigresses' will face Myanmar, ranked 60th, on February 13 in their last round robin match. The final will be played on February 15. India squad: Aditi Chauhan (GK, C); Dalima Chhibber, Sweety Devi, Ashalata Devi, Jabamani Tudu; Sangita, Indumathi K, Ratanbala Devi; Sanju, Dangmei Grace, Anju.