AIFF general secretary Kushal Das said hosting FIFA U-17 Men's World Cup in 2017 set the pathway to taking Indian football to the next level.
AIFF secretary Kushal Das urged Indian clubs to take women's football more seriously, saying there needs to be more teams in the Indian Women's League for the pool to increase.
Sunil Chhetri said it was important to begin the preparation for AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 as they don't want to be having any regrets later.
Bala Devi said India women's football team was improving but they will only know their level if they play the top teams.
Bala Devi has been keeping up fitness at her home away from home in Glasgow, working on indoor exercises, yoga and jogs at a nearby park.
Sunil Chhetri said that the FIFA U-17 World Cup and AFC Asian Cup will be a massive exposure for the women's teams.
Indian women's football team rejoiced the opportunity to play in the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 Finals by virtue of being the hosts.
India will be hosting the AFC Women's Asian Cup finals in 2022, the decision of which was taken at the AFC Women's Football Committee.
India was considered the best option to host AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 among the other two bidders, Chinese Taipei and Uzbekistan.
The India women's football team will face Uzbekistan in two friendly matches to help prepare for the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 qualifiers.