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Look Back 2017: India participate in their first-ever FIFA World Cup!

In a stellar year for Indian football, India participated in its first ever FIFA World Cup, the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup wherein hosts India were drawn in Group A alongwith USA, Colombia and Ghana. For India, the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup kicked-off on October, 6, 2017 when India …

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Look Back 2017: 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup shatters stadium attendence!

In a stellar year for Indian football wherein India hosted its first FIFA World Cup, the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India, stadium attendance touched an all new high, etching India’s name in history. The transition from the ‘sleeping giant’ to the ‘passionate giant’ was all too visible in the …

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How was the year 2017 for Indian Football???

As 2017 slowly comes to a close, I, Arunava Chaudhuri (arunfoot) take a look back at the year gone by in Indian football in a series of write-ups on what all happened across the calendar year 2017 including the highlights, the good and the bad, and finally the outlook into …

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VIDEO – India Football Forum 2017: Javier Ceppi talks about India’s FIFA U-17 World Cup journey!

THE stupendous success of the 17th Edition of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India has paved the way for the speedy development of football in the country. Building on that premise, Youth Connect – On Ground and in the Digital Arena, will be the principal topic of discussion …

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India Football Forum 2017: Aiming for bigger Goals on Friday!

THE stupendous success of the 17th Edition of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India has paved the way for the speedy development of football in the country. Building on that premise, Youth Connect – On Ground and in the Digital Arena, will be the principal topic of discussion …

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VIDEO – The Quint: India’s First-Ever Scorer in the FIFA World Cup Jeakson on Life Ahead!

Jeakson Singh Thounaojam made history in the match against Colombia, when he became the first-ever Indian to score a goal in a FIFA World Cup match. Jeakson’s goal was the equaliser in the FIFA U-17 World Cup match in New Delhi in October, but unfortunately India lost the match 1-2. …

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VIDEO – NDTV: India U17s Jeakson Singh – It was great feeling to score against Colombia!

Jeakson Singh Thanoujam, whose bullet header against Colombia in the FIFA U-17 World Cup became India’s first-ever goal in any FIFA tournament, said it was a great feeling to score against a team like Colombia and create history for Indian football. “The best part is that my parents were very …

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FIFA President Gianni Infantino praises India for successful hosting of 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino lavished huge praise for India for successfully hosting the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India and expressed that “FIFA delegations has returned to Zurich with a host of unforgettable memories and having made many warm-hearted new friendships during our stay’ in India. In the letter of gratitude …

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Götterdämmerung: Der schlafende Gigant Indien ist erwacht!

Die FIFA U-17 Weltmeisterschaft 2017 in Indien hat alle Rekorde gebrochen und sendet ein klares Signal an die Fußballwelt: Indien liebt den Fußball und strebt nach mehr! Kann es sich der deutsche Fußball weiterhin erlauben, Indien zu ignorieren und das Glück ausschließlich in China und den USA zu suchen? Eine …

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