Scottish football Club Glasgow Rangers have signed Ngangom Bala Devi on an 18 months temporary contract pending on the Indian Football Federation clearing her. The 29 year old becomes India’s first female professional Footballer in the history of India.
Bala also becomes Rangers’ first Asian international footballer.
Reacting, the forward said, “It was always my dream to play at that level and it is amazing,” Devi, who is one of the 14 players to join Rangers, told reporters after the announcement.
Bala told the club website, “I hope my move to Rangers serves as an example to all the women footballers back home in India who dream of taking up the sport professionally.
— Rangers Women (@RangersWFC) January 29, 2020