KISS student in Odisha team for 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship

Bhubaneswar: Sanjukta Tirkey, a +3 student of Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences (KISS) in Bhubaneswar, has been selected in the Odisha team for the upcoming 25th Senior Women’s National Football Championship.

Sanjukta will represent the State team as a Goalkeeper in the tournament, which is scheduled to be held in Arunachal Pradesh from September 10 to 24, 2019.

A total of 30 teams from across the country, representing various States, Union Territories and Indian Railways will participate in the tournament.

Hailing from Sundargarh district in Odisha, Sanjukta had earlier participated in 60th National School Games – 2014-15 (U-17 age category) held in Manipur and 63rd National School Games – 2017-18 (U-19 age category) held in Maharastra.

The tribal girl had also represented the State team in the Junior National Football Championship -2015, held in Goa, in which Odisha clinched the Silver medal.

She also played the Senior National Women football Championship-2017 held in Goa.

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