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Tag Archives: India U-19

Gokulam Kerala FC sign upcoming defender Muhammed Rafi!

Gokulam Kerala FC have signed young Kerala defender Muhammed Rafi for the upcoming season. The 20-year-old defender from Muvattupuzha in Ernakulam district has represented India in the under-19 category and has won the SAFF Under-19 Championship held in Nepal. He has also represented the country in the AFC U-19 Championship …

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FC Bengaluru United’s Shreyas Ketkar makes his way to the India U-19 set-up!

Little did Shreyas Ketkar know that a trip to a football ground in Bengaluru a little over a decade ago would transform his life forever. So drawn was he to the game of football that was being played that he decided to make the sport his own. Since then, Ketkar …

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Odisha’s Vishal Dev: It’s a matter of great pride that we host India U-16 & U-19s!

Vishal Dev, IAS and Principal Secretary, Sports and Youth Services and Tourism, Government of Odisha claimed that hosting India U-16 and U-19 National teams has been a matter of “great pride” for the state of Odisha. In an exclusive AIFF TV chat alongside Kushal Das, General Secretary, All India Football …

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‘Little Bodyguard’ Ninthoi trains with his mom during COVID-19 lockdown!

While the world observes the lockdown hoping to see out the COVID-19 pandemic threat, a quaint little courtyard in a suburban area of Imphal, Manipur is buzzing with repetitive thuds of a football. In the courtyard, the lean yet sturdy figure of Ninthoinganba Meetei is seen running constantly from one …

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420 Grams S02E30: All the Juice from one of India’s celebrated young football coaches!

Floyd Pinto has taken his passion for football from Mumbai’s Kenkre FC to the highest levels in the country. Having worked closely with the India Under-17 squad that became the first to represent the country at a FIFA World Cup, to helping boys like Amarjit Kiyam, Anirudh Thapa, Suresh Wangjam, …

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AIFF Technical Committee meets at Football House!

The AIFF Technical Committee under the Chairmanship of Shyam Thapa met at AIFF Headquarters, the Football House on Friday, November 29. The Head Coach of the Senior National Team Igor Stimac gave a detailed presentation on the performance of the Indian Senior Men’s National Team in their last five qualifying …

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420 Grams S02E10: India U-19 debacle leaves little hope for next round FIFA World Cup qualifiers!

India’s under-19 men’s football team played and lost three successive games at the just-concluded qualifiers for the AFC Under-19 Championships. In this episode of the 420 Grams, they look at the pipeline for the national team, examine the problems in the system despite the high levels of publicity and hype, …

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India U-19 lose 0-3 to Afghanistan in AFC U-19 Championship qualifiers!

India ended their 2020 AFC U-19 Championship qualifiers campaign with a 0-3 loss to Afghanistan on Sunday, November 10 at the Prince Saud bin Jalawi Stadium in Al Khobar. The Afghans scored thrice in the first half, racing into an early lead. The Indians did try to pull it back, …

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