Youngest player in AFC Women's Asian Cup, India's Shilky Devi says father supported her more than mother


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At 16 years and 2 months, Indian defender Shilky Devi is the youngest player in the upcoming AFC Women's Asian Cup and the teenager feels the experience of playing with the senior team will hold her in good stead at the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Shilky is among 15 players in the Indian squad under head coach Thomas Dennerby, who are under the age of 25 at the AFC Asian Cup, which starts here on Thursday. The teenager from Manipur is the only one who is also eligible to play in the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup also to be...