Football in India: The Mumbai girls defying tradition to follow World Cup dreams

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India have not qualified for the past five editions of the Women’s Asian Cup but Saini (left) and Prajapati hope to be part of their country’s footballing future

In the cramped and colourful streets of Colaba’s Ambedkar Nagar, a slum community in the south of India’s biggest city, the Women’s World Cup seems a long way away.

This summer’s tournament in France is likely to be watched by a global television audience of around 750 million