Bhubaneswar: Good news for the Odia sports lovers as footballer and former Indian women team captain Sradhanjali Samantray has been appointed as the national selector for U-18 women team while Shooter Sriyanka Sarangi bagged bronze in Asian Air Gun Championship in Delhi.
Samantray who worked as an assistant coach for U-16 national women football team, will be accampained by three other selectors in the selection committee.
She will actively participate in selection of national team from the Goa tournament to be held between October 4 and 22.
Similarly, shooter Sriyanka Sarangi grabbed the bronze medal in 10 metre air rifle (women junior) event at the Asian Air Gun championship recently concluded in New Delhi. The Odia shooter had earned medals in international level earlier, sources said.