India’s rising football star a force to be reckoned with

India’s rising football star a force to be reckoned with

At only 15 years old, Somaaya Mukundan has already had an illustrious football career. Appearing in India’s national Under 14’s national team and more recently as the leading goal scorer for the Under 19s Futsal champions of India, Goa, the young striker has quickly become a must-watch player in the subcontinent’s burgeoning domestic football scene.

As part of their commitment to healthy living and youth development, Karma Group has undertaken to sponsor Somaaya in her quest for glory. Given the opportunity to speak with her between a busy school and practice schedule, we couldn’t help but leap at the chance!

So Somaaya, what got you into playing soccer… sorry, football?

I began playing football with some of the girls in school at the age of 10. I wasn’t so passionate about the game back then, I barely even watched football on television!
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