23 women players trapped in Uzbekistan after FIFA ban, sought help from PM Modi

Gokulam Kerala FC has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking help.

The Gokulam Kerala team has gone to Uzbekistan to participate in the AFC Women’s Club Championship.

Image Credit source: Gokulam Kerala FC twitter

FIFA has banned the Indian Football Federation, after which 23 Indian women players are stuck in Uzbekistan. Gokulam Kerala FC has written a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking help. In fact, the Gokulam Kerala team has gone to Uzbekistan to participate in the AFC Women’s Club Championship. Meanwhile, FIFA banned the Indian Football Federation, due to which the team is not getting approval to participate in the championship. The tournament will start from August 20. The team revealed on social media that they have written a letter to PM Narendra Modi seeking help.

Writing a letter to the PM, the club said that the team of our club Gokulam FC is the current champion of Indian women’s football. After becoming champions on 26 May 2022, we qualified for the AFC Women’s Championship to be held in Uzbekistan. Our team reached Tashkent from Kozhikode on the morning of 16th August. After reaching there, we came to know from several media outlets that FIFA has banned the AIFF and until the suspension is lifted, the club cannot participate in any international competition.