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2023 AFC U-17 Asian Cup: And then there were four!

The cast for the 2023 AFC U-17 Asian Cup in Thailand was finalised on Monday, June 26 with Japan and Uzbekistan advancing from their respective quarterfinals. Japan defeated Australia 3-1 while Uzbekistan struck late goals to beat Saudi Arabia 2-0. Thursday’s semifinals will see Japan playing Iran followed by South …

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India’s AFC U-17 Asian Cup campaign ends, but the dream lives on!

India may have been knocked out of the AFC U-17 Asian Cup in the Group Stage, but their performance in the last match against defending champions Japan gave hope to football fans across the country. Having gone down 0-3 in the first half of their last match of Group D …

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Down but not out: India U-17s put Uzbekistan defeat behind them!

It wasn’t the best of times, but it certainly wasn’t the worst. India’s 0-1 defeat at the hands of Uzbekistan in their second Group D match of the AFC U-17 Asian Cup was heartbreaking, to say the least. The Blue Colts fought tooth and nail, perhaps better in the second …

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India U-17 suffer narrow defeat against Uzbekistan!

India went down 0-1 against Uzbekistan in their second Group D match of the AFC U-17 Asian Cup at the Thammasat Stadium in Pathum Thani, Thailand, on Tuesday, June 20. Substitute Mukhammedali Reimov netted the only goal of the match. India head coach Bibiano Fernandes made one change to his …

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Uzbekistan in sight, India U-17s take inspiration from Blue Tigers’ Intercontinental Cup win!

A point in the bag, India need to take on Uzbekistan in their second Group D match of the AFC U-17 Asian Cup with confidence, feels Blue Colts head coach Bibiano Fernandes. The India U-17s began their AFC U-17 Asian Cup campaign with a 1-1 draw against Vietnam, and will …

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Fisherman’s son Malemngamba Thokchom named Future Star by AFC!

The India U-17s were down; by one goal, to be precise. But they were not out. It was with a little over 20 minutes to go, with India relentlessly trying to get the equaliser, that Malemngamba Thokchom dropped back a few yards to collect a pass from Gurnaj Singh Grewal, …

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