Kyra Vincent who represented the Mumbai Strikers SC Women’s Rugby Team at several major tournaments, received a call-up to represent the Indian U18 Women’s Team.
The team will travel to Kathmandu, Nepal to vie for the Asia Rugby U18 Sevens Championship Trophy. The Indian team were to face the likes of UAE, Malaysia, Thailand & home team Nepal.
Prior to the final selections, MS Ruggers Lavanya Adusumalli, Shreya Hegde and Kyra Vincent made it to the training camp for the India U18 Women. However, from the three, only Kyra made the cut ahead to the U18 Squad.
Shikha Thakkar, MS Rugby Women’s Coach, was also selected to manage the India U18 Girls Team. This adds another feather to her cap as Shikha has been an aspiring coach and manager. Having immense experience in playing the sport, Shikha can impart tips in the game, while also being a sound administrator at the back end.