Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS): After losing in their last game against AIFF development team Sethu FC, the Indian Arrows will be looking to bounce back when they face Odisha Police in the Indian Women’s League on Wednesday at the Capital Ground, here .
Odisha Police head coach Shradhanjali Samantaray looked cautious ahead of the clash. She said: “We need to maintain our defensive form properly against Arrows.”
She further urged her team to develop a winning mentality after losing their last match 1-3 to ARA FC in the dying minutes.
Odisha Police are currently ninth in the IWL rankings with one win and two losses in their last three matches. Asked about his view on the campaign so far, Shrandhanjali said: “We are not entirely satisfied because the way we started was not good. And now every game is vital for us.”
Despite losing in their last game against Sethu FC, Arrows head coach Suren Chettri seemed quite positive. He said: “Although we lost our unbeaten momentum, looking at the team’s composure and the way the young players fought until the final whistle, I’m very happy with the team. .”
“We are a development team, as the name suggests, we want our girls to play a style of football that will help them become better footballers in the future, and that means playing a more attacking and game-based game. possession,” Chettri said.
Speaking on their opponents, Chettri said: “Odisha Police are the home team and they have an advantage here. They have huge match experience compared to us. So we’re not taking the next match at the slight.”