All India Soccer Federation (AIFF) has nominated Gokulam Kerala FC (GKFC), the champion of the 4th version of the Hero Indian Ladies’s League to signify India within the AFC Ladies’s Membership Championship 2020-21 – Pilot event.
Gokulam Kerala FC grew to become the primary workforce from Kerala to win a nationwide title after they defeated Kryphsa FC within the 2019-20 Indian Ladies’s League (IWL) finals in Bengaluru.
AIFF Common Secretary Mr. Kushal Das, in a letter to AFC Common Secretary Dato Windsor John wrote: “We wish to inform you that after having a dialogue with the native organising committee (Odisha Sports activities), AIFF has determined to postpone the fifth version of the Hero Indian Ladies’s League (HIWL) for just a few months conserving in thoughts the monsoon, and an anticipated third wave of infections.”
The fifth version was initially speculated to be held in Bhubaneswar by Odisha Sports activities in shut coordination with AIFF.
However it needed to be postponed owing to the second wave of the pandemic which hit arduous.
Retaining choices open, the League Committee, had taken a choice to conduct it later in a proposed new window topic to well being parameters.
“We’re honoured to be nominated by the AIFF,” mentioned Gokulam Gopalan, the membership’s chairman. “We’re glad that our ladies’s workforce will play the continental championship earlier than our males’s workforce. We shall be beginning our camp quickly and we are going to attempt to carry the primary AFC cup to India.”
He added the administration would proceed to spend money on ladies’s soccer. “We would like our ladies workforce to carry the AFC trophy first and set an instance for our males’s workforce,” he mentioned.