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Monthly Archives: September 2018

Abhishek Yadav: Realistic anticipation of beating strong teams is a sign of development!

Indian youth teams, in recent times, have been on an upward surge in terms of results. While the Indian U-16 boys have already equalled their best ever performance in the 2018 AFC U-16 Championship in Malaysia by reaching the quarterfinals, the Indian U-19 boys had defeated Argentina of late. And …

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TAG Heuer extends partnership with the Bundesliga & Bundesliga 2!

TAG Heuer will remain an official partner and the official timekeeper of Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2. The DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga and the Swiss watch brand have decided to extend the partnership that has been in place since the 2015/16 season. Christian Seifert, CEO of the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga, …

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2018 Scotiabank CONCACAF League final dates set!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) today confirmed the matchup and kick off times for the Grand Final of the 2018 Scotiabank CONCACAF League. Semifinal action culminated on Thursday night in Tegucigalpa, where FC Motagua joined CS Herediano for the two-leg final. The Honduran and …

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The AIFF to conduct AFC Futsal Level 1 Coaching courses!

The All India Football Federation will be conducting the AFC Futsal Level 1 Course at the Andheri Sports Complex, Mumbai from November 5-10, 2018. In addition, another AFC Futsal Level 1 Course will also be held at the Chowgule Sports Centre in Goa from November 12-17, 2018. Any candidate wishing …

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FIFA GS Fatma Samoura honoured by African Renaissance and Diaspora Network!

Yesterday, September 27 at the United Nations in New York FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samba Samoura Diouf was conferred with the African Renaissance & Diaspora Network’s (ARDN) first ever Award for Sport. The award recognises the Senegalese native’s commitment and dedication to the development of humanitarian causes and her championing …

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Chennaiyin FC midfielder Dhanpal Ganesh out for months after ACL injury!

Indian Super League champions Chennaiyin FC midfielder Dhanpal Ganesh successfully underwent surgery on his left knee at the Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research’s Centre for Sports Science (CSS). The 27-year-old had sustained a ruptured anterior cruciate ligament of his left knee. Ganesh will be ruled out for several …

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UEFA to introduced VAR in the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League!

The UEFA Executive Committee met yesterday morning at the House of European Football in Nyon and decided to introduce Video Assistant Referees (VAR) in the 2019/20 UEFA Champions League, as of the playoff stage of the competition in August 2019. In addition, it was decided that VAR would also be …

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Indonesian Journalists applaud Bibiano Fernandes after India U-16 ‘Lion-hearted’ performance!

It’s not often that a rival coach in football is applauded by journalists at the post-match press conference. Moments after India drew 0-0 with Indonesia to earn a berth in the quarterfinals of the ongoing 2018 AFC U-16 Championship in Malaysia, journalists from Indonesia and Malaysia gave him a standing …

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Japan FA renews partnership with England’s The FA!

The Japan Football Association (JFA) extended a partnership Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Football Association (FA) in London on Monday, September 24. The MoU further focuses on knowledge sharing and exchange programmes for further development of football in both countries. The signing ceremony took place at the Embassy of …

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