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VIDEO – XtraTime: Mohun Bagan training session ahead of 2016/17 I-League!

Yesterday, December 27 former champions I-League Mohun Bagan AC continued their training ahead of the 2016/17 I-League which kicks off for them with a home match against Churchill Brothers SC on Sunday, December 8. Watch XtraTime footage of the second day Mohun Bagan training session!

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VIDEO – NDTV: Indian Football not improving as fast as other Asian Teams!

India football captain Sunil Chhetri, in an exclusive interview with NDTV, said that footballers in the country needed to improve more and were far behind than other top Asian players. In a discussion, that included Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Subrata Pal and I-League CEO Sunando Dhar all agreed that Indian football …

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VIDEO – Atletico Paranaense U17 Cup: India U16 1-2 Uruguay U17 – Highlights!

Indian colts showed their mettle against the Uruguay U-17 National Team in their last match of the round-robin stage in the Atletico Paranaense U-17 International Tournament, before going down to a narrow 1-2 defeat to the South American heavyweights.

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2016 Global Soccer Awards: Cristiano Ronaldo named Player of the Year!

The gala of the 2016 Global Soccer Awards was held tonight, December 27 in Dubai with some of the biggest names in world football present. The top award of the night, the Best Player of the Year award went to Portugal and Real Madrid striker Cristiano Ronaldo, who could not …

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I-League newcomers Chennai City FC sign Brazilians Marcos Tank & Charles!

I-League newcomers Chennai City FC have announced the signing of the first couple of foreigners in unknown Brazilian strikers Marcos Tank and Charles from Portuguese amateur side GDSC Alvarenga (Grupo Desportivo Santa Cruz de Alvarenga). 1992 born Marcos Tank has experience of playing for Brazilian giants SC Corinthians of Sao …

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Mohammedan Sporting go down on penalties in All India Mau Nagarpalika Gold Cup final!

Kolkata’s Mohammedan Sporting Club settled for second place in the 2016 All India Mau Nagarpalika Gold Cup after they went down 5-6 via sudden-death against ONGC of Mumbai in the final played at Faizabad Sports Complex in Varanasi on Tuesday. Right from the start both teams played some spirited football, …

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Karnataka name team for Sub-Junior National Football Championship – South Zone!

The Karnataka State Football Association has selected their final squad for the Karnataka Sub-Junior Boys Team for the Sub-Junior National Football Championship – South Zone qualifiers to be played in Neyveli, Tamil Nadu. The KSFA announced their final 22 player squad with Sumen Dev named as captain and Ankith P. …

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SAFF Women’s Cup: India kick off title defence with 5-1 Afghanistan win!

The India Women’s Team start their 2016 SAFF Women’s Championship campaign in style by a whopping 5-1 margin over Afghanistan in the Group B opener at the Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri today, December 27. Kamala Devi opened the scoreline in the third minute even before the spectators could settle down. …

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Mumbai FC add local youngster Farukh Choudhary to their I-League roster!

Mumbai FC continue the trend of giving local talent a chance at the top level as 20-year old Farukh Choudhary signed for the Mumbaikars in the I-League 2016-17 season. The youngster based out of Ambernath in Mumbai first came to prominence at LoneStar Kashmir FC in the 2015/16 Second Division …

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