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Hans FC Win Football Delhi Women’s League Title

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On Saturday in a closely contested final match Hans Women FC beat  Hops FC by a solitary goal to crowned as Champions. Anushka Samuel scored the all important winning goal.


Hans Women FC qualified for the Indian Women’s League (IWL) from Delhi and it is the only team from Delhi to participate in the previous editions of IWL also.


Khel Today Reporter

New Delhi: Hans Women FC won the Football Delhi Women’s League 2020-21 title by defeating HOPS FC. In the final match held at Dr Ambedkar Stadium, Anushka Samuel scored the winning goal.

Star of the final match was Deepika Venkatesh. Aveka Singh was declared the Golden Boot Winner with 27 goals scored in 8 matches.
The Golden Glove winner was Vanshika Rana, keeping 7 clean sheets in 8 matches.

The league also declared 5 Emerging Players: Ruchika Yadav (Rangers FC), Gorvi Rawat (VS Banga Darshan FA), Neha (HOPS FC), Lavanya (Delhi Student), Varshika (HOPS FC).

The winning team Hans Women FC was awarded a trophy and a prize money of Rs. 50,000 and runner up team, HOPS FC was awarded a runner up trophy and Rs 25,000. Both the losing semifinalist teams Signature FC and Growing Star FC received Rs. 10,000 each as prize money. The total prize money for the league was Rs 95,000.

Hans Women FC by winning the league qualified to Indian Women’s League (IWL) from Delhi and it is the only team from Delhi to participate in the previous editions of IWL.

Football Delhi Women’s League 2020-21 was started on 22nd March with the participation from 20 member clubs involving 432 players. The league was organized at two venues – Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium & Ambedkar Stadium.
League saw a whopping 292 goals, i.e. more than 5 goals in each match.

Winning captain, Jyoti Burret said, “It’s been one of the best organized leagues I have played in Delhi. The ground in Ambedkar was excellent. It was a great platform for our players to finally play competitive football, especially after COVID.”

When asked to give a message to all the young players, Jyoti said, “As a 31 year old, my advise to them would be of course to play football, and keep up their physical fitness as well, because that is very important.”

A look into the journey of two finalists in the league:
Hans Women played 8 games, and scored a total of 70 goals, conceding just 1 goal, whereas HOPS FC, played 6 games, scoring 25 goals, conceding just 1 goal.
The top scorer of Hans Women FC – Aveka Singh, scoring 27 goals, is also the top scorer of the league till now, whereas the top scorer of HOPS FC, Jyoti, scoring 9 goals, stands 5th in the Goal Scorers List.

Shaji Prabhakaran, President Football Delhi stated that Women’s League was a great success. All the players, participating clubs, officials, organising committee, FD staff and our sports injury partner, A+ Orthopaedic & Sports Medicine Center deserves compliments for this unprecedented success despite the ongoing Covid19 challenges. Our league could attract so many talented players and quality of football displayed by these players in the league brought great encouragement to women’s football in Delhi.

He further stated that, the future of women’s football looks very bright in Delhi and the success of this league has tremendously motivated us to do more and more for women’s football. From next season we would like to further strengthen the league structure to improve competitiveness of the league and to attract more and more girls to football through structured competitions across the women’s football pyramid.

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  1. Dr. Behera says:


  2. Abha Jain says:

    It’s truly a pleasure meeting you Rajesh ji after ages…
    Keep up the good work !🙏

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