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Sunil Chhetri & Ashalata Devi win AIFF Footballer of the Year 2019 awards!

All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel announced iconic national team striker Sunil Chhetri as the AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year 2018-19 at the AIFF Executive Committee Meeting in the Capital today. This is the sixth time Chhetri bagged the prestigious Award having earlier won it in 2007, …

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2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup final sets numerous viewing records!

On the final weekend of the 2019 FIFA Women’s World Cup in France, broadcasters across the globe enjoyed record audiences as viewers flocked to watch the most important match in women’s football. It rounded off what has proven to be a watershed tournament that has seen the women’s game promoted …

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Best possible conditions for young talents in the Bundesliga!

In order to continue to optimise the conditions for training and supporting talents in the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2, the DFL Deutsche Fußball Liga is introducing a new methodology for the analysis, quality assurance and further development of youth academies in cooperation with the German Football Association (DFB). The objective, …

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Mandar Rao Dessai: Clifford Miranda, Mahesh Gawli inspired me to play for India!

Two players took their senior national team bows when the Blue Tigers took to the field in their Intercontinental Cup 2019 opener against Tajikistan, one of them being the vastly-experienced Mandar Rao Dessai. He talked about how he aspired to play for the national team ever since he started his …

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Jamshedpur FC Reserves set to participate in the Durand Cup 2019!

The Army on behalf of the Three Service Chiefs is all set to host the 129th Durand Cup Football Tournament, the third oldest football competition in the world from August 2 to 24, 2019. The prestigious Durand Cup kicks off after a gap of two years. Jamshedpur FC Reserves team …

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FIFA eWorld Cup 2019 to return to London on August 2-4!

FIFA has announced today that the FIFA eWorld Cup will return to London later this year, confirming that this season’s pinnacle event will once again take place at The O2 from August 2-4, 2019. Having already played host to last year’s final, which saw Mosaad Aldossary crowned world champion, 32 …

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Mohun Bagan sign Spanish midfielder Joseba Beitia!

Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan AC have today announced the signing of Spanish central midfielder Joseba Beitia for the 2019/20 season. 28 year old Donostia-San Sebastian-born Joseba Agirregomezkorta Beitia is a product of the Real Sociedad Academy from San Sebastian. Joseba Beitia started his professional career in the 2010/11 season with …

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AIFF ExCo decides to request AFC to grant ISL India’s top tier status!

The AIFF Executive Committee met today, July 9 in Delhi and discussed various issues including the request letter that the champions of Indian Super League would get a berth for the qualifiers of the AFC Champions League. In light of the MRA as well as the fact that in the …

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