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2019 AFC Asian Cup: Final squad lists of all 24 national teams announced!

The 2019 AFC Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates will kick off on January 5, 2019 as 24 countries hope to win the continental championship. The 24 national team head coaches have announced their final 23-member squads and the lists have been submitted to the Asian Football Confederation (AFC). …

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10th Telekom Cup featuring Bayern Munich set to entertain fans on January 13!

The 10th edition of the Telekom Cup will take place on January 13, 2019 at the Merkur Spiel-Arena in Düsseldorf. Hosts Fortuna Düsseldorf, Bundesliga record champions FC Bayern Munich, Borussia Mönchengladbach and Hertha BSC have confirmed their participation in the Telekom Cup 2019. The tournament hosted by Deutsche Telekom will …

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VIDEO – DW: The Philippines’ Azkals: from obscurity to the 2019 AFC Asian Cup!

The Philippines has a population of about 100 million, but when it comes to football, the country relies on imports. 20 (out of 24) players in the current squad were born outside the country, with parents among the 10 million Filipinos living abroad. The offspring of these expats have helped …

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East Bengal, Salgaocar, FC Goa qualify for U-18 Youth League finals; Kerala Blasters, MSP Football Academy in playoffs!

After the recent round of matches, three teams booked their spots in the Final Round of the Hero Elite League (U-18 Youth League), while two advanced to the playoff rounds. Three big names of Indian football – East Bengal Club, Salgaocar FC and FC Goa – made their way to …

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German-born MLS coaching legend Sigi Schmid no more!

Sigi Schmid, the all-time winningest head coach in North America’s MLS history, passed away on Tuesday, December 25 at the age of 65. Schmid, who coached the LA Galaxy during the recently concluded 2018 season, was hospitalized and reported to be in intensive care earlier this month. Schmid’s family released …

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Aizawl FC strengthen their defence by signing Uganda’s Juuko Richard Kassaga!

Former I-League champions Aizawl FC have continued to strengthen their squad mid-season by signing Ugandan defender Juuko Richard Kassaga for the remainder of the 2018/19 season. 25 year old Juuko Richard Kassaga brings a lot of experience to Aizawl FC having played 37 times for his national team and years …

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India & Oman play out goalless international friendly!

The Blue Tigers were held to a goalless draw by Oman, which is now on a 14-match unbeaten streak, in an International Friendly at the Baniyas Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday, December 27. The match, which was part of the Indian National Team’s preparation for the forthcoming 2019 AFC …

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