Arpita Yeshwant Pednekar
Arpita Pednekar started playing football later than most of her counterparts. She was 13 year old and began training at GDFC, soon after she was shortlisted and selected to play for her school team.
Her training at GDFC has taken her a long way, she went on to play for various clubs in Goa, namely Panjim Dolphins, Ambelim Sports Club and Bidesh XI. She also had a brief stint in Karnataka, where she signed for Maatru Pratishtana FC in 2020.
The 20 year old has played for Goa on numerous occasions and was also called up to the India camp in 2014 which was held in Gujarat.
She has played for Panjim Footballers in the IWL. Her career highlights so far have been when she was felicitated by GFDC and when she was part of Maatru Pratishtana who were runners up of the super division.