Indian football stars Kiran Pisda and M K Kashmina attended the ‘Women in Sports Elite Football Trials, second edition’ leading to the selection with WFC Dinamo Zagreb.
The second edition of ‘Women in Sports Elite Football Trials’, held at the AIFF training centre in Rajarhat, Kolkata, was attended by 27 talented female footballer. The head coaches of Western United FC Melbourne, Adelaide United FC, Perth SC, WFC Dinamo Zagreb, and Marbella FC conducted the trials.
Former Kerala Blasters player Kiran Pisda and ex-Gokulam and national team player M K Kashmina attracted the selection committee of WFC Dinamo Zagreb. Their performances in the domestic league also played a significant role in their selection.
Expressing her excitement, Kiran Pisda said, “I am thrilled to join WFC Dinamo Zagreb and am committed to giving my best for the club. The confidence gained from my domestic performances will drive me to excel on this international platform. Though the season has already started we are sure we will adapt soon and perform well.”
Equally elated, Kashmina shared her enthusiasm, stating, “This is a dream come true for me. Playing in Europe has always been my aspiration, and I am eager to gain valuable experience at the highest level. I look forward to embarking on this journey with the team.”
Marija Margareta Damjanovic, Head Coach & Sports Director of WFC Dinamo Zagreb said, “We are truly glad that we have brought new and quality players to our team, because it is important to have a healthy competition among the team. We believe that they will adapt quickly and help our team to achieve our goals.”
The initiative by Women in Sports aims to empower women athletes, enabling them to reach their full potential in sports by granting them access to superior opportunities both nationally and internationally.
Sanaya, the Founder and Director of Women in Sports, emphasized, “The selection of Kiran and Kashmina epitomizes our goal at Women in Sports. We are dedicated to offering a platform where Indian athletes can shine and compete at the highest level.”
The footballers have reached Croatia and will soon join their teammate Jyoti Chauhan to start training with the team.