Taking note of 18 tribal girls from Jharkhand winning an U-14 tournament in Spain last month, All India Football Federation on Saturday said that they could be roped into the national team if found to be good enough.

“Despite the Gasteiz Cup being a non-official tournament, AIFF Technical Team will look into the training schedule of the girls and if any of them are good enough to represent India, in their respective age-categories, they would be drafted into the national team,” AIFF said in a release.

“AIFF President Praful Patel has invited the U-14 girl’s team from Jharkhand who secured third position in Spain’s Gasteiz Cup.

All India Football Federation will bear the to-and-fro expenses for the tribal girls to travel to New Delhi from their native state,” the release added.

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