Aditi Chauhan becomes the first woman player from the country to have been signed up by a top club in England.

Indian footballer Aditi Chauhan, who has represented the national U-19 team, is the first woman from the country to have been signed up by a top club in England named West Ham.

West Ham Ladies are currently in the Football Association’s (FA) Women’s Premier League Southern Division, a league in the third level in the women’s football structure in England.

West Ham’s senior men’s team is a regular at England’s top-flight football, the English Premier League (EPL).

“Great news for Indian football! West Ham have signed Indian int’l goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan for their ladies team,” West Ham Ladies tweeted on Sunday.

Aditi represented India at the women’s football competition at the 2014 Incheon Asian Games.

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