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India’s Ambassador to Tajikistan wishes luck to Blue Tigers before Oman clash!

Viraj Singh, Ambassador of the Republic of India to Tajikistan wished Blue Tigers “all the best” before they lock their horns with Oman in their next 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat, Oman on Tuesday, November 19. “I hope you had a …

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Two nominations for India at upcoming AFC Annual Awards 2019!

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) announced the nominees for the AFC Annual Awards Hong Kong 2019 on Friday, November 15 with India receiving nominations in two categories. Senior Women’s National Team captain Ashalata Devi has been nominated for the AFC Player of the Year (Women) award while the All India …

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Could the ISL be playing regular league games in the Middle East?

Just days before the start of the Indian Super League – Season 6 last month, the ISL’s chairperson Nita Ambani had stated that the league wanted to play matches abroad. Nita Ambani had said in a media statement, “I do want to take it (the ISL) abroad, at least play …

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Vibrant Official Emblem revealed as journey to 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – India begins!

The Official Emblem of the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – India was unveiled today, November 2, 2019, during a star-studded launch event at the iconic Gateway of India in Mumbai. With one year to go before the start of the tournament, fans from across India and around the …

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AFC conferment ‘shot in the arm’ for India’s coach education programme!

In what is a major shot in the arm for Coach Education programme in India, the Asian Football Confederation has provided the conferment of AFC Coaching Convention A Level to All India Football Federation. The development entitles all Indian licensed coaches to cross go and coach in any part of …

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India’s AIFF sign MoU with German FA (DFB)!

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Friday, November 1, 2019 signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the German Football Association (DFB) in New Delhi. The signing of the agreement coincided with German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s visit to India for talks with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. AIFF general …

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Barca Academy continues to expand in India with a new academy in Pune!

From January 2020, India will have its fourth branch of the Barça Academy project, following on from those in New Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore with a new school in the city of Pune. This further expansion of the FC Barcelona project in India means the country matches Japan, which also …

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Manchester City Trophy Tour heading to India next month!

To celebrate Manchester City’s record-breaking 2018/19 season, the club are taking the men’s and women’s trophies on a global Trophy Tour, presented by Etihad Airways and the next and final stop is India! The last stop of the trophy tour 2019 is supported locally by Rexona and TECNO and it …

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Kiren Rijiju calls for creating sports culture in India!

Indian Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju has called for creating a sports culture in the country. Inaugurating the India Sports Summit, Fitness: $10 bn opportunity today, he said that Sporting culture has to become a way of life. He called upon the private sector and industry …

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