Travelling to Uzbekistan nicely forward of the 2 pleasant matches was a proper resolution because the situations are in full distinction to what they skilled again residence says India’s girls’s soccer head coach Maymol Rocky.
The Indian girls’s workforce is ready to play two friendlies — towards hosts Uzbekistan on Monday and Belarus on Thursday — on their tour of the central Asian nation.
“We have been capable of come right here early and practice in Uzbekistan. The climate right here is extraordinarily chilly. There is a large distinction from the one we skilled in Goa. However the women are going all-out for it. We’re doing each morning and night classes and take the utmost benefit,” Maymol mentioned.
“We have now performed Uzbekistan earlier than (2019). I am certain their workforce has modified since then. Our workforce actually has. I am certain it will not be a simple match for both (facet). Wanting ahead to it.”
She mentioned enjoying towards high quality opponents will assist her facet put together for the long run purpose, that’s preparing for the 2022 AFC Girls’s Asian Cup which the nation is internet hosting.
“Taking part in extra matches will certainly assist the workforce develop collectively. I believe the ladies will want increasingly more matches,” mentioned Maymol in an AIFF launch.
“So I believe staying collectively, enjoying extra matches will assist us play higher video games in 2022.”
The India head coach has named two completely different captains for the abroad excursions to Turkey (earlier this 12 months) and Uzbekistan.
“In my view, everyone on the sector needs to be a captain and a frontrunner. I have been attempting to construct the workforce for AFC 2022,” she mentioned.
“We have to have everybody taking the cost and duty for that. The workforce is kind of younger, so everyone will get the possibility to take the duty.”