Just days to go for the Scottish Women Premier League to kick start from October 18. Arunachal Chief Minister Pema Khandu took to Twitter to wish Manipur's Bala Devi for her first-ever match with the foreign football club – Scottish Club 'Rangers FC'.
Ms Bala Devi from Manipur is the first Indian woman to sign up for a foreign football club - Scottish giant 'Rangers FC'.— Pema Khandu པདྨ་མཁའ་འགྲོ་། (@PemaKhanduBJP) September 25, 2020
Best wishes to her for the upcoming Scottish Women's Premier League starting from 18th October. pic.twitter.com/03w8KI4JGb
The 29-year-old Manipuri striker who made history by becoming the first-ever Indian woman footballer to bag a professional contract from a foreign club is among a group of 14 new players signed by the Scottish club. Currently donning the number 10 jersey for the Rangers' women's side, Devi made the switch to Scotland in March 2020.