Anything can happen if we reach knockouts: Dennerby on Indian women’s team’s FIFA World Cup chance



Indian ladies’ football crew lead trainer Thomas Dennerby has demanded that “we will battle with our lives” to arrive at the knockout phase of the impending AFC Asian Cup and understand their fantasy about tying down capability to the 2023 FIFA World Cup.

Inquired as to whether he is sure of taking India to their first FIFA Women’s World Cup in 2023, Dennerby didn’t offer an immediate response however said “anything can occur” assuming his group arrives at the knockout stage (quarterfinals) of the Asian Cup.

“How about we make it stride by step. Obviously, we have a fantasy, and that beginnings with us being one among the eight groups in the quarter-finals of the Asian Cup,” said the accomplished Swede on FIFA website.”If we can arrive at that level, anything can occur. I can guarantee everybody that we will go out with a triumphant mindset and put in a colossal energy. Furthermore that we will battle with our lives.”Five groups from the Asian Cup, to be played in Mumbai and Pune from January 20 to February 4, will qualify straightforwardly for the 2023 World Cup. Asia got six direct billets and two intercontinental play-off spots for the FIFA World Cup. Co-has Australia have taken one direct spot.

Indeed, even the losing groups in the quarterfinals will play characterization matches to conclude who will include for the two intercontinental play-off spots. The main two groups of every one of the three gatherings and the two best third-set groups fit the bill for the quarterfinals.

Dennerby has filled in as mentor of Sweden and taken Nigeria to the World Cup in the wake of winning the African Championships. Presently he fantasies about accomplishing the accomplishment with the Indian team.”In Nigeria we won the AFCON Championship and qualified for the Women’s World Cup. I actually support a fantasy, and right now it’s seeing India come to the quarter-finals of this current Women’s Asian Cup.A several triumphs can assist us with getting that triumphant mindset and cause everybody to accept that we can do it. Football is, all things considered, a psychological distraction,” said the 62-year-old Dennerby who assumed responsibility for the group in August last year.

India will play their first gathering match against Iran on January 20 preceding taking on Chinese Taipei and China on January 23 and 26 individually.