Guwahati, March 8: With the objective of playing in ‘Indian Women’s League’ (IWL) shortly and developing women’s football, Guwahati City FC (GCFC) launched its Women Football team on March 8 on International Women’s Day.

The ‘Guwahati City FC Ladies’ consists of players from different parts of the state and was launched at theGame on Arena’, Beharbari. AIFF-licensed and experienced women’s football coach Bitu Das has been appointed as the coach of ‘GCFC Ladies’. He will train the team under the supervision of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

The team will compete in various local tournaments, state championships and prepare for IWL 2021-22 season,” said GCFC Co-Founder Darick Ranjan Deka. GCFC will soon start a centre of its Academy in the city to concentrate on women’s football.