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Amarjit, Anwar Ali & Sarthak Golui visit 2022 FIFA World Cup Supreme Committee Museum!

More than a decade ago, former FIFA president Sepp Blatter had called India the “Sleeping Giant of world football”. While that giant may partially be awake after putting out heart-felt performances in the AFC Asian Cup, all efforts are being made to build for the future. Three of the players …

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Head coach Derrick Pereira ‘proud’ of India U-23s performance against Qatar!

Despite a narrow 0-1 loss at the hands of Qatar U-23 National Team on Monday, March 11, Head Coach Derrick Pereira praised his young India U-23 side for putting in a plucky display against the home side. “I’m really proud of these boys, who put in an excellent performance. They …

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India U-23s suffer 0-1 friendly loss to Qatar U-23s!

The India U-23 team suffered a narrow 0-1 defeat to Qatar U-23 in their first match under the tutelage of new gaffer Derrick Pereira at the Aspire Academy ground 5 in Doha, on Monday, March 11. Three of the starting XI players were from the Indian Arrows set-up, while the …

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India U-23 gear up to face Qatar U-23 in a friendly match!

A day prior to taking on Qatar in a friendly match, India U-23 Coach Derrick Pereira labelled the match as “a perfect opportunity to gauge ourselves before the qualifiers.” The match is part of India U-23’s preparation for the forthcoming AFC U-23 Qualifiers slated to be held in Tashkent, Uzbekistan …

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11 Indian Arrows boys in squad as India U-23s leave for Qatar!

The Indian U-23 national team departed shores after a five-day preparatory camp held in Tilak Maidan, Goa, in which coach Derrick Pereira zeroed down on the list of 23 players for the clash against the U-23 side of reigning AFC Asian Cup Champions Qatar on March 11 at the Aspire …

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The AFC dismisses UAE FA protest against Qatari players!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Disciplinary and Ethics Committee on Friday, February 1 dismissed the protest lodged by the United Arab Emirates Football Association over the eligibility of two Qatar players. This decision comes after the UAE FA claimed that Almoez Ali and Bassam Al Rawi were not eligible to …

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VIDEO – DW: Can the AFC Asian Cup serve as a blueprint for Qatar 2022?

Is everything about football in the Gulf money-related? Or is there a real football culture – just as Qatar is getting ready for the 2022 FIFA World Cup? Is it fun to watch football in the desert sands? The AFC Asian Cup was the perfect opportunity for Kick off reporter …

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VIDEO – 2019 AFC Asian Cup: All you need to know about Group E!

Ahead of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates, here comes the video of the tournament organisers titled ‘All you need to know about…’ featuring the teams in Group E. Watch the videos featuring the Group E’s four teams in Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Lebanon, and North Korea …

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Qatar unveils spectacular design for Lusail Stadium!

The remaining and perhaps most-anticipated design of the eight stadiums proposed by the Supreme Committee for Delivery & Legacy (SC) to host the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar was unveiled yesterday at a colourful gala event held at the Lusail Marina, 15km north from Doha. With its golden bowl structure …

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Delhi Dynamos strengthen ties with Qatar!

Indian Super League franchise Delhi Dynamos FC is currently in Qatar on pre-season training and in a bid to further strengthen ties with the host country, the visitors held an evening cultural gathering on Sunday, September 9, attended by P. Kumaran, Indian Ambassador in Doha; Jorge Antonio Seré Sturzenegger, Ambassador …

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