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Jharkhand & Haryana enter Junior Girls Championship semifinals!

Jharkhand and Haryana made their way into the semifinals of the Junior Girls’ National Football Championships 2019-20 with convincing wins over last year’s finalists Manipur and Tamil Nadu respectively at the Rajarshi Shahu Stadium in Kolhapur on Friday, 26 April. Sumati Kumar continued her free-scoring run, grabbing a brace in …

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From boats to boots: How two fishing villages have given identity to I-League title contenders Chennai City FC!

Many years ago two brothers sailed out to the sea with their father, hoping to learn how to catch fish – something that men in their family have always done. However, the Indian Ocean is a rather unforgiving environment, especially for youngsters. One of them fell terribly ill, unable to …

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Junior Girl’s Championship win a start of Football Revolution in Tamil Nadu!

Tamil Nadu won the Junior Girl’s National Football Championship by a 4-1 thumping of Manipur in the final to lift the trophy in a one-sided match. But despite winning the Championship, Head Coach Gokila believes that there is still a long way to go and this is the start of …

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AIFF launches 2nd edition of State Development Programme!

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has launched the second edition of the State Development Project as part of the FIFA Forward Plan for India. The Project stems from the need of executing the Strategic Plan across the country and especially in certain chosen states. AIFF conducted a workshop for …

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Women’s Day Special: From the eye of the storm rising above tsunamis of adversity!

‘Adversity.’ The Oxford Dictionary describes it as ‘a difficult or unpleasant situation,’ while Cambridge Dictionary describes it as ‘a difficult or unlucky situation or event.’ Closer home, players of the Tamil Nadu Senior Women’s Football Team have experienced adversity like the back of their hands. From lives devastated by the …

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Special guests attend the ISL’s Chennaiyin FC v Jamshedpur FC tie!

The crucial encounter between Chennaiyin FC and Jamshedpur FC in the Indian Super League at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Chennai today, became a more special occasion with some very special guests gracing the occasion. The Tamil Nadu Women’s Football team that won it’s maiden national title this week was …

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Tamil Nadu Head Coach M. Muruhuvendan: It feels like a dream!

A day after etching their names in to the history books, the players and officials of the Tamil Nadu senior women’s team are still in daze. A win in their first ever foray into the final of the Senior Women’s National Football Championship and that too against the mighty Manipur, …

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Tamil Nadu upset champions Manipur for first-ever Women’s National Championship title!

Tamil Nadu beat Manipur 2-1 to lift their maiden title in the 23rd edition of the Senior Women’s National Football Championship 2017-18 at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack today, February 14. Tamil Nadu created history by becoming Champions in their first ever final with Indumathi scoring the opener in the …

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Tamil Nadu women’s striker Indumathi: This is just a small step for women’s football in Tamil Nadu!

With clinical performances throughout the tournament, Tamil Nadu has been the toast of the 23rd edition of the Senior Women’s National Football Championship 2017-18. Having reached their first final at this level, star striker Indumathi thinks their historic achievement ‘is just a small step’ for the women’s game in Tamil …

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Tamil Nadu rout West Bengal 4-1 to enter maiden Senior Women’s Nationals final!

Tamil Nadu outclassed West Bengal 4-1 in the first semifinal of the 23rd Senior Women’s National Football Championship 2017-18 at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack earlier on Monday. Indumathi with a brace and Indhrani shined as the goalscorers for the southern state, with their opener coming from an own goal …

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