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India youth goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh starts training stint with Motherwell FC of Scotland!

After his strong performances for the India U-17 team and the Indian Arrows, India youth goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh has reached Scotland for a training stint with Premiership side Motherwell FC. Dheeraj had an impressive outing for India at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup at home and since then Motherwell …

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Indian Arrows’ Jitendra Singh: I wasn’t aware that I am the youngest goalscorer!

16 years, 6 months and 13 days old defender Jitendra Singh became the youngest goalscorer in the NFL/I-League when he scored for AIFF’s developmental team Indian Arrows against Shillong Lajong FC in their I-League match a day after Christmas, a match which the Arrows eventually won 3-0. Life hasn’t been …

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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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Indian Arrows captain Amarjit Singh extend contract until 2019/20 season!

On a day that the Indian Arrows had to digest the news that its goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh had decided to try his luck in Europe, there still was good news as its captain and midfielder Amarjit Singh Kiyam had decided to extend his contract until the end of the 2019/20 …

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India U-17 star Dheeraj Singh leaves Indian Arrows to try his luck in Europe!

In a turnaround from an earlier statement, Manipuri youngster Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem has decided not to play out the ongoing I-League season with the AIFF’s Developmental side Indian Arrows and renew his contract with the national federation to pursue his dream of playing abroad in Europe. Goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem …

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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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Young Indian Arrows looking to give I-League clubs a tough fight!

Continuing the legacy of the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India and building on the recently concluded AFC U-19 Championship qualifiers, the Indian Arrows – consisting of a mixture of Indian U-17s and Indian U-19s – are gearing up to give clubs in the I-League a tough fight. The …

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VIDEO: India U-17 Sanjeev Stalin (Indian Arrows) gets candid with The Quint!

India U-17 defender Sanjeev Stalin told the Quint that he tries to copy Cristiano Ronaldo’s hairstyle sometimes, when asked whether he thinks he looks similar to the football star. Stalin was part of the Indian team, which played the historic FIFA U-17 World Cup in October. The defender was the …

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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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