FULL NAME: Sarita Jayanti Behera
BORN: June 28, 1985 at Kanpur in Cuttack district
PERMANENT ADDRESS: At/PO- Kanpur, Dist– Cuttack, Odisha.
PRESENT ADDRESS: Plot No 302/A, Behera Sahi, Nayapally, Bhubaneswar-12, Odisha.
TELEPHONE: 9937840032 (Mobile)
E-MAIL ID: email@example.com
FAMILY MEMBERS: Kanhu Charan Behera (Father), Kusumabala Behera (Mother), Sujata Behera (Elder sister), Sambit Bhusan Behera (Younger brother).
ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION: Arts graduate from City Women’s College, Bhubaneswar (2006).
PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATION: Did diploma in football coaching at the National Institute of Sports (NIS), Kolkata in 2008-09.
TYPE OF PLAYER: Plays both as a defender and forward
CAREER SPAN: 10 years (1998 to 2008).
RECEIVED COACHING FROM: Nanda Kishore Patnaik
IDOL: Sradhanjali Samantaray.
MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS AS PLAYER:
* Represented Orissa twice in Junior National Women’s Football Championship.
* Represented Orissa in Senior National Women’s Football Championship eight times (1999 to 2004 and 2006 to 2007).
* Represented Orissa in National Games thrice (2000, 2002 and 2007).
* Helped Orissa win bronze medal in 2002 Hyderabad National Games.
* Led Orissa to gold medal in 2007 National Games at Guwahati. Orissa beat Manipur 4-3 in the final. Sarita became the top scorer with six goals.
* Represented India in the AFC Under-19 Women’s Football Championship at Wuxi in China in 2004.
MAJOR ACHIEVEMENTS AS COACH:
* She was the coach of the Odisha team that won the East Zone Group-A title in the 21st Senior Women National Football Championship at Kalyani in West Bengal on Dec 26, 2015.
* Helped Orissa win gold medal in the 34th National Games at Jamshedpur, Jharkhand on February 17, 2011.
PROFILE FIRST UPLOADED: February 23, 2001
PROFILE LAST UPDATED: December 28, 2015