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Monthly Archives: August 2017

AFC & AIFF to develop futsal in India in partnership!

A team from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) is currently on a four-day visit to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to help further develop futsal in the country. The team was welcomed by Kushal Das, the General Secretary of AIFF, on the first day of the visit. “AIFF is …

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ISL champions ATK sign Portugal striker Jose Egas Branco (Zequinha)!

Defending Indian Super League champions ATK have announced the signing of experienced Portuguese forward Zequinha for the upcoming ISL – Season 4. 30 years old Setúbal-born José Egas dos Santos Branco, better known as Zequinha, started his youth career with local side Vitoria Setubal. After a decade at his local …

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Tri-nation Football Series: AIFF announce fixtures of matches between India, Mauritius & St. Kitts & Nevis!

The Indian national football team begin their campaign against Mauritius on August 19 at the Mumbai Football Arena in the Tri-nation Football Series. India will play their second match against St. Kitts & Nevis on August 24, while Mauritius and St. Kitts & Nevis face each other on August 22. …

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Kerala Blasters sign attacking midfielder Courage Pekuson of Ghana for ISL-4!

Last seasons Indian Super League finalists Kerala Blasters have signed young attacking midfielder Courage Pekuson of Ghana ahead of ISL-4. The 22 year old Courage Pekuson is mainly an attacking left winger, who can also play on the right wing or if needed even in the middle of the park …

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VIDEO – Prudent Media: AFC inspects facilities for Futsal in Goa!

The Asian Football Confederation is pleased with the facilities at the Dr Shyama Prasad Mukherjee Indoor Stadium of the Goa University campus and the Peddem Sports Complex in Mapusa. The AFC is supporting the All India Football Federation to develop Futsal in the country and is also in favour of …

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Asia Member Associations’ Competitions Directors Workshop held in Kuala Lumpur!

The first-ever AFC Member Associations (MA) Competitions Director workshop kicked-off on Thursday, August 10 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The aim of the two-day workshop is to share with all the MAs the suggested competitions calendar and receive feedback, to ensure a coherent combined effort for an optimised timetable. The workshop …

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VIDEO: Top Eleven Virtual Reality Prank ft. Jose Mourinho!

In a bid to see if football fans have the ability to manage a career defining press conference, Top Eleven, has once again enlisted the help of football manager legend, Jose Mourinho. This time, the online football management game – which has over 160 million players worldwide – hosted one …

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Four Teams bid for an expansion franchise in 2017/18 I-League!

The All India Football Federation as has become norm over the last four years had invited bids from interested parties for an expansion franchise in the 2017/18 I-League with four teams showing serious intent to be a part of India’s top tier league. Earlier in the bid process the AIFF …

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JAKO make Rot-Weiss Essen special kit for 2017/18 DFB Cup!

When the fans of Regionalliga, fourth division, side Rot-Weiss Essen read the word “DFB-Pokal”, they remember great games. It was about 23 years ago in 1994, when the club from the Ruhr valley played in the German DFB Cup final in Berlin. Although it was not enough to win against …

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Jamshedpur FC sign Brazil midfielder Emerson Gomes for ISL-4!

Indian Super League newcomers Jamshedpur FC have announced the signing of Brazilian defensive midfielder Emerson Gomes ahead of ISL-4. The 29 year old Bonito-born Emerson Gomes de Moura, better known as Memo, started his youth career with America-PE before making the switch to Pernambuco rivals Santa Cruz FC. He would …

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