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AIFF president Praful Patel proud to be FIFA Council member!

After being elected as the first-ever Indian member of the FIFA Council, AIFF president Praful Patel spoke about the same to IANS. “I am happy with the victory here, because my election to FIFA council is also a proud moment for India. I also feel personally honoured to become the …

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FC Goa set Super Cup semifinal date with Chennai City FC after 4-3 Jamshedpur FC win!

FC Goa survived a late scare to beat Jamshedpur FC 4-3 in the third Super Cup 2019 quarterfinal at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar on Saturday. The Gaurs seemed to be cruising to a convincing win after being 4-1 up until the 73rd minute, but two late goals from Jamshedpur …

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NorthEast United FC’s Puitea: The talented Mizo Football destined for bigger things!

Mizoram has become a hotbed of plucky young footballers over the years. The state has already provided the country with top talents like Jeje Lalpekhlua, Lalruatthara, Lallianzuala Chhangte, Jerry Lalrinzuala, and many more. From the land of the hills, comes another young boy who has turned all heads this season. …

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Chennaiyin FC U-15s set for Hero Junior League challenge!

The Chennaiyin FC Under-15 team will commence its 2018-19 Hero Junior League (U-15 Youth League) campaign with an away game against new entrants Great Goals at the Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar (SSN) College Ground on Monday, April 8 with kick-off at 4pm. The Chennaiyin FC U-15s’ will face three other teams …

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India Women clinch crucial 3-1 win over Nepal in 2020 Olympic qualifiers!

The Indian women’s national team defeated Nepal 3-1 in their second group stage match of the Olympic Qualifiers Round 2 at the Mandalarthiri Stadium in Mandalay, Myanmar today, April 6 to go top Group A with six points out of two matches, with hosts Myanmar to play later in the …

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AFC & FIFA Council elections held at 29th AFC Congress!

The 29th Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress concluded on Saturday, April 6 with AFC President Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa (Bahrain) re-elected unopposed for a second four-year term (2019-2023) at the helm of a new-look AFC Executive Committee. Newly-elected FIFA Council member Praful Patel, addressing delegates on behalf of …

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RoundGlass Sports to hold trials for U-12, U-13 & U-14 boys!

Chandigarh-based RoundGlass Sports are set to hold trials for boys in the Under-12, U-13 and U-14 categories in search of players to represent them across competitions, leagues and tournaments. The trials would be held at the following dates and places: April 6: Bahadurgarh FC, Patiala – 3.30pm April 7/8: Guru …

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Praful Patel elected India’s first-ever FIFA Council Member!

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel was elected a FIFA Council Member at the 29th AFC Congress Malaysia 2019 held in Kuala Lumpur earlier today, April 6. A total of 5 candidates including Mr. Patel was elected in addition to the AFC President, and one female member for the …

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VIDEO – 420 Grams Shorts: Chennai City FC knock Bengaluru FC out of Super Cup!

​I-League champion club Chennai City FC gave fans of underdog stories something to cheer about on April 4 at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar. Coach Akbar Nawas created a complex tactical game plan that his young squad executed with impressive confidence in a game where Bengaluru​ FC​, the ​Indian Super …

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