Source: Amar Ujala (20-Nov-2017)

Tanvie Hans, a football player: Played in the UK, Teaching in India

Born in Jalandhar and brought up in Delhi, 24-year-old Tanvie Hans completed her higher studies from the University of Exeter in England, where her family is settled. However, all this while, in the middle of moving countries, there was one thing constant in Hans’ life — football. Today, she plays for Tottenham Hotspur, one of the premier clubs of England.

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Tanvie is a Delhi girl who has played for big clubs like Tottenham Hotspurs and Fulham. She was born in Punjab and brought up in New Delhi. Tanvie started playing Football at the very young age. She has the natural connection with this beautiful game known as “Football”. Tanvie started playing football at the age of 8 with boys. At the age of 12, she started playing competitive football with girls. Tanvie studied in a Vasant Valley school in Delhi and at that moment only this school was having girls football team. She then played in different categories like under-15 and under-17. Everything was going fine for her like a fine silk but in the summer of 2008, she suffered the biggest setback of her life. In 2008 she was called up for Indian football team under-19. She was there in a camp for 1 month but later she was not allowed to play football for India as she was holding the British passport. In 2013, she was selected to play football for Tottenham Hotspur. In her heydeys, she plays for Tottenham reserve team and Tottenham second team. She never got a chance to play for Spurs A team. After 2 years at Spurs in 2015, she made a move to Fulham. When she tried for Fulham at first they put Tanvie in the reserve team. After some good performance, she was transferred to 1st team. At Spurs, she used to play as a winger but at Fulham, she was the Main Striker.

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