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East Bengal to host I-League matches in Kalyani instead of Saltlake Stadium!

Kolkata giants East Bengal Club today informed through a press release that it would be playing its 2019/20 I-League matches at the Kalyani Municipal Stadium instead of the Saltlake Stadium. Only the Kolkata derby against Mohun Bagan would be played at the Saltlake Stadium due to operational and security issues, …

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Odisha FC inaugurates its grassroots program with ‘kick-off meeting’ in Bhubaneswar!

With an aim of developing football from the grassroots in the state, Odisha’s first ISL club Odisha FC officially inaugurated its grassroots football development program at Sai International School in Bhubaneswar. FSDL CEO Martin Bain, Secretary of Sports and Youth Services Department, Government of Odisha Vishal Dev and Founder of …

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Only defending champions Aizawl FC win in MPL-8!

Defending champions Aizawl FC were the only side to conjure up a victory ion round 12 of the Mizoram Premier League – Season 8 played out during the weekend. The league leaders dominated newly promoted FC Venghnuai in a 5-1 victory at the AR Lammual on Saturday evening to lay …

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Anas Edathodika comeback a boast for India ahead of Oman tie!

India head coach Igor Stimac praised the ‘character’ of Anas Edathodika, who despite losing his mother, has opted to join the Blue Tigers two days before they face-off against Oman at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex Stadium in Muscat, Oman on Tuesday, November 19. The match will kick-off at 8:30pm …

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8th AFC Grassroots Panel Meeting sets new milestone!

The AFC Grassroots Panel hit a new milestone in its eighth meeting on Monday, November 18 as 51% of the Member Associations (MAs) are now endorsed by the AFC Grassroots Charter. The AFC Grassroots Charter is a development tool for Member Associations (MAs) to raise the quality of their grassroots …

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Manchester City brings six trophies to India as part of global trophy tour!

Manchester City has brought its silverware to three cities in India from November 16 to 24 to celebrate with fans as part of the final stop on its global trophy tour, presented by Etihad Airways. The Trophy Tour is a part of a club celebration after making football history by …

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India’s Sunil Chhetri: Revenge not on our minds!

Although Oman left it late to sweep the tie against the Blue Tigers in Guwahati during the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in September this year, Sunil Chhetri dismissed talks about India gunning for a revenge when they challenge the Gulf Nation at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, …

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2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup – Official FIFA Awards!

Veron of new champions Brazil was confirmed as the best player at the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup after the official awards were announced. Veron won the adidas Golden Ball which is awarded to the best player by the FIFA Technical Study Group (TSG). Adil Aouchiche of France and Eugenio Pizzuto …

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Thomas Dennerby: Hero U-17 Women’s Championship helped gauge players pool!

Newly appointed India U-17 Women’s Team head coach Thomas Dennerby hailed the Hero U-17 Women’s Championship, stating that watching the four scouted teams in action helped him gauge the talent pool from which he is to chisel the squad for next year’s FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. The Swede was …

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