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Zvonimir Boban leaving FIFA to become AC Milan’s Chief Football Officer!

FIFA Deputy Secretary General (Football) Zvonimir Boban has decided to join AC Milan as the club’s Chief Football Officer and will therefore leave FIFA in the coming days. The 50-year-old Croatian has been working as FIFA’s Deputy Secretary General (Football) and as an advisor to the FIFA President on strategic …

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CONCACAF introduces initiatives to deepen fan engagement during CONCACAF Gold Cup!

The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) has developed several initiatives to deliver new and engaging experiences to fans following the 2019 CONCACAF Gold Cup, while showcasing the region’s unity, passion for the game and talent on the field. “As excitement builds up for our largest-ever …

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East Bengal sign keeper Lalthuammawia Ralte on loan from FC Goa!

Kolkata giants East Bengal Club has announced that it has signed goalkeeper Lalthuammawia Ralte on loan from ISL side FC Goa for the 2019/20 season. 26 year old Mizoram-born Lalthuammawia Ralte is an agile goalkeeper who started his senior career with Shilling Lajong FC in 2011 and debuted against Goan …

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PSV Eindhoven unveil away kit by UMBRO for 2019/20 season!

“EENDRACHT MAAKT MACHT” reads the PSV motto. Founded over a century ago the idea that ‘Unity Makes Strength’ remains paramount to this; one of the Netherland’s largest teams. With a sleek black base, the PSV EIndhiven away strip for the 2019/20 season utilises a brave and ultra-modern colour palette and …

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Sporting Clube de Goa to hold trials for U-14 & U-16 boys on June 16!

Former I-League side Sporting Clube de Goa will be holding open trials for their Under-14 and U-16 junior boys teams on Sunday, June 16. The trials would be held at the Don Bosco grounds in Panjim on Sunday, June 16 from 3pm. Boys born between players from January 1, 2006 …

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India U-19s Floyd Pinto: We’re encouraged by gradual improvement in performance!

Even though India couldn’t perform to their true potential in the recently-concluded Granatkin Memorial Tournament in Russia, coach Floyd Pinto feels the team will be “very encouraged by the gradual improvement in performance” ahead of the upcoming AFC U19 Championship qualifiers which is scheduled to take place in Saudi Arabia …

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“The Women’s Game” exhibition in Paris by the FIFA World Football Museum & Hyundai!

During the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, the FIFA World Football Museum is staging an exhibition on the history of women’s football presented by FIFA Partner Hyundai. The exhibition, entitled “The Women’s Game”, can be visited at the Jardin Nelson Mandela in Les Halles, Paris, from June 15 …

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Star Sports renews exclusive India broadcast rights for Premier League till 2022!

For the past two decades, Star Sports, India’s leading sports broadcaster has continued to entertain football fans in India with top flight English football. Today, Star Sports announced that it will continue its partnership with Premier League for the next three years running up to the 2021/22 season. The renewal …

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FIFA World Rankings: India in 101st position, Belgium stay No. 1!

Earlier in the day, the latest FIFA ‘Coca Cola’ Men’s World Ranking were released by the world football governing body and in the June rankings, India stayed as 101st position behind Palestine, but ahead of Haiti; while 2018 FIFA World Cup semifinalists Belgium stays No. 1. India have 1219 points, …

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89 Academies clear AIFF accreditation assessment for 2019/20 season!

89 out of 123 clubs/academies who had applied for the academy accreditation have cleared the criteria this season (2019/20). Out of them, one academy (Reliance Foundation Young Champs) has received a 5-star rating followed by three academies/clubs (Bhaichung Bhutia Football Schools (Delhi), Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC) who have obtained …

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