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Monthly Archives: July 2018

Mohammedan Sporting Club sign striker Princewill Emeka!

Mohammedan Sporting Club have made their fourth and final foreign signing for the forthcoming Calcutta Football League – Premier Division ‘A’ in the shape of Nigerian striker Princewill Emeka Olariche. Princewill joins the Ivorian triplet of Leonce Dodoz, Bazie Armand and Lancine Toure as the four foreign recruits of Mohammedan …

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Referees set for AFC Referee Academy Introductory Module III!

Aspiring elite referees are set for yet another step up as the participants of the AFC Referee Academy Introductory batch 2017 begins Module III at the AFC House in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on Friday, July 20. Divided into two small-sized groups, 20 participants in Group 1 will participate in the …

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Sunil Chhetri – AIFF Player of the Year, Kamala Devi – AIFF Woman Footballer of the Year!

The All India Football Federation at its executive committee meeting in Mumbai on Sunday, July 21 announced the best performers of the year across different categories. India captain Sunil Chhetri was declared the 2017 AIFF Player of the Year while Kamala Devi was adjudged as the 2017 AIFF Woman Player …

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2014 FIFA World Cup winner Mesut Özil retires from Germany’s Die Mannschaft!

After much controversy and being quiet for weeks, 2014 FIFA World Cup winner Mesut Özil explained himself on Twitter and retired from Germany’s Die Mannschaft. 29 year old Turkish-origin Gelsenkirchen-born Mesut Özil has mostly allowed his football to do the talking besides showing his life through social media and being …

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Ivorian Bazie Armand arrives in Kolkata to join Mohammedan Sporting!

Mohammedan Sporting Club’s Ivorian midfielder Bazie Armand has arrived in Kolkata to play in the upcoming 2018/19 Calcutta Football League – Premier Division ‘A’ on Sunday afternoon. The 26-year-old, who won the I-League with Minerva Punjab FC last season, was welcomed by Club’s Youth Development Chairman Hasnain Ahmed and Youth …

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AIFF Executive Committee meets in Mumbai & decides numerous points!

On the sidelines of the wedding of All India Football Federation president Praful Patel’s daughter, the president chaired the AIFF’s Executive Committee Meeting held in Mumbai on Sunday, July 22. Besides, AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das; Vice Presidents Subrata Dutta, Larsing Ming, K.M.I. Mather, Manavendra Singh, Treasurer Z.A. Thakur, all …

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734 youngsters to receive complete scholarship under the KHELO INDIA Talent Development Scheme!

Following the successful conduct of the Khelo India School Games, the Sports Authority of India took another significant step towards the development of sports earlier today, cleared 734 players for a scholarship programme under Khelo India Talent Identification Development scheme. The Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports Col. Rajyavardhan Singh …

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