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Horn of Africa Development Initiative wins FIFA Diversity Award 2018!

A global sport that transcends boundaries, football has the remarkable ability to bring us all together; uniting everyone under a shared love of the beautiful game. Division and discrimination, however, still exists in society and can manifest itself in different forms. Kenya’s Horn of Africa Development Initiative (HODI), who are …

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XtraTime VIDEO: Kolkata successfully hosts Charity Football Match for Kerala Flood Victims!

As XtraTime reports from Kolkata, the Kalyani Municipal Stadium hosted a charity football match on Saturday, September 22 to raise money for the Kerala Flood Victims. Vijayan, who was one of the victims of the Kerala floods in Thrissur district, led a Red Star team with the likes of Sandip …

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FIFA Football Conference identifies emerging trends and tactics from 2018 FIFA World Cup!

70 days after the 2018 FIFA World Cup final, coaches and technical experts from nearly 200 member associations and all confederations gathered at the FIFA Football Conference in London today, September 23 to analyse the latest footballing trends and tactics showcased at this summer’s showpiece event in Russia. For the …

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India U-16 Girls draw Laos, are eliminated from AFC U-16 Women’s Championship qualifiers!

India U-16 girls were held to a 1-1 draw by eventual table-toppers Laos in their final fixture of the first round of the 2019 AFC U-16 Women’s Championship – Thailand Qualifiers at the MFF Stadium in Ulaan Baatar today, September 23. Following the result, Laos, having amassed 10 points from …

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AFC U-16 Championship: India U-16s looking to re-write history against Iran!

It was on December 11, 1959 that India last defeated Iran. A 3-1 win, courtesy strikes from Chuni Goswami, Yusuf Khan and Tulsidas Balaram in the AFC Asia Cup Qualifiers. Since then, India has never ever defeated Iran in any format of any men’s competition across all age groups. A …

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India to visit China for first-time ever to play a friendly on October 13!

As part of their preparation for the forthcoming 2019 AFC Asian Cup in the UAE, the Indian National Team will be playing an International Friendly against China on October 13. The match which will be held in the scheduled FIFA October window will be played at the Suzhou Olympic Sports …

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