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Star Sports to have six language feeds for 2019 AFC Asian Cup!

In good news for Indian football fans, the official broadcasters of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, Star Sports, have announced that they would telecast all of India’s matches in English, Hindi, Tamil, Bengali, Kannada, and Malayalam to ensure fans get an opportunity to cheer for their team in their preferred …

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West Ham United announce signing of Samir Nasri!

West Ham United has completed the signing of two-time Premier League winner Samir Nasri until the end of the 2018/19 season, with the option to extend his stay in east London. A creative and technically-gifted player who impressed hugely during spells with Marseille, Arsenal, Manchester City and Sevilla, Nasri is …

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Salgaocar FC Legends win big in special end-of-the-year exhibition match!

Salgaocar Legends beat Navelim Veterans 5-1 in a special end-of-the-year Exhibition match played at the Rosary Grounds in Navelim on Monday, December 31, 2018. With major possession of the ball, Gasper Crasto opened the account for Salgaocars, however the score was leveled by Climax Lawrence for Navelim Vetrans just before …

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Promotion of sports amongst India’s rural youth!

‘Sports’ is a State subject and promotion of sports in the country, including promotion of Sports among rural youth is primarily the responsibility of the State Governments and the National Sports Federations (NSFs) concerned. The Central Government complements/supplements the efforts of the State Governments and the NSFs. Government is already …

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Aizawl FC release midfielder Bektur Talgat Uulu!

Former I-League champions Aizawl FC released midfielder Bektur Talgat Uulu of Kyrgyzstan on the last day on 2018, December 31. 24 year old Kyrgyzstan-born Bektur Talgat Uulu at youth level played for local Kyrgyz side FC Abdyush Ata Kant before moving to FC Astana 1964 in neighbouring Kazakhstan still as …

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VIDEO – 2019 AFC Asian Cup: All you need to know about Group A!

Ahead of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates, here comes the video of the tournament organisers titled ‘All you need to know about…’ featuring the teams in Group A. Watch the videos featuring the Group A’s four teams in United Arab Emirates, Thailand, India and Bahrain …

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The Football House: AFC Asian Cup connection makes Bhattacharya-Chhetri family ‘3 times prouder’!

It’s very rare in India for both the father-in-law, and his son-in-law to represent the country – that too at the AFC Asian Cup level. It was in December 2017 that two renowned footballing families tied the knot when talismanic National Team striker Sunil Chhetri got married to Sonam Bhattacharya, …

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Tourists set to receive UAE 2019 exclusive passport stamp!

Football fans and tourists travelling to the United Arab Emirates during the 2019 AFC Asian Cup can look forward to receiving an exclusive limited-edition stamp in their passports thanks to a joint initiative launched this week with the Federal Authority for Identity and Citizenship. The special stamp, which depicts the …

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