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I-League qualifiers provides immense pride & relief as sporting action in India resumes!

Sporting action is back in India post the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. To be precise, Indian Football is back post the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown as the I-League Qualifiers 2020 kicked-off on Thursday, October 8. With Indian Football being the first to resume post lockdown, the “pride and relief” of the big …

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Big message to keep working harder, say Venkatesh & Bibiano on Bikash’s NextGen 2020 selection!

On Thursday, October 8, 2020, 17-year-old defender Bikash Yumnam was named in the Guardian’s prestigious NextGen 2020 list, which features 60 of the best young talents in world football born in 2003. He became the first Indian to feature in the annual publication and according to Venkatesh Shanmugam, under whom …

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Three India junior players participate in eGoal Social Responsibility Programme!

Three players from the Indian junior national teams are participating in the ‘eGoal – Virtual Social Responsibility Programme’ organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in partnership with Aurora, which kicked off on Monday, October 5 and consists of a total of nine sessions conducted over three weeks – concluding …

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Islands Cup Open VIDEO: One on One with India’s Bhaichung Bhutia!

Indian football legends Bhaichung Bhutia was the first player from the country to play professionally in Europe and he tells Shaun Fuentes about his anticipation in the Islands Cup Open in 2021. Read the article: AS Guyana Oilers to have Roque Junior as head coach!

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New SAI (Sports Authority of India) logo launched!

Indian Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju launched the Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) new logo at Delhi’s Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, today. The event was attended by Sports Secretary Ravi Mittal; Indian Olympic Association President, Narinder Batra and Director General SAI, Sandip Pradhan alongwith the …

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Find a playing style that suits your players: Dennerby advises Indian coaches at International Virtual Conference!

On Tuesday, September 29, Indian U-17 Women’s National Team head coach Thomas Dennerby spoke to coaches across India at the ongoing International Virtual Coaching Conference organized by the All India Football Federation (AIFF). Speaking on the topic ‘Current playing style of the U-17 World Cup team’, the highly-experienced Swedish tactician …

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Parallel Sports: 2021 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup set to be postponed again!

Parallel Sports reports that the 2021 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – India is set for another postponement due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Originally the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup was supposed to be played in October/November 2020 and then was pushed to February/March 2021 but with qualifiers for …

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India PM Modi praises Women’s Footballer Afshan Ashiq in Fit India Dialogue!

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation in a virtual meet with a number of top athletes and fitness influencers across the country, which also included women’s footballer Afshan Ashiq, at the Fit India Dialogue, on Thursday, September 24, 2020. The Prime Minister was also joined by Minister of …

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India PM Narendra Modi to interact with women’s footballer Afsan Ashiq at Fit India Dialogue!

India Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with a number of fitness influencers including women’s footballer Afsan Ashiq during a nationwide online session known as the Fit India Dialogue on Thursday, September 24, 2020. PIFA WOmen’s goalkeeper Afsan Ashiq will also be joined by Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, …

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Savio Medeira: Being an AFC Coaching Convention approved member is biggest credit for coach education in India!

Savio Medeira, Head of Coach Education, All India Football Federation spoke at a length about coaching curriculum structure in a live chat with AIFF TV wherein he mentioned about the introduction of Indian Football’s vision for coach education, modules being introduced in the licensed courses to make it more interesting, …

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