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Jharkhand score four past Arunachal Pradesh to lift Sub-Junior Girls Championship!

Jharkhand put four past Arunachal Pradesh in the final of the Hero Sub Junior Girls’ National Football Championship at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Thursday, June 20. Soni Munda and Basanti Lakra scored a brace each to help Jharkhand waltz to their first National Football Championship victory this season. …

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Underdogs Jharkhand & Arunachal Pradesh play for Sub-Junior Girls Championship title!

It’s a story of two underdogs as Jharkhand take on Arunachal Pradesh in the Sub-Junior Girls’ National Football Championship 2019-20 Final at the Barabati Stadium in Cuttack on Thursday, June 20. It has been a long and arduous road to the final for both the sides, and they have rightfully …

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Jharkhand pip Bihar, Arunachal Pradesh demolish Gujarat in Sub-Junior Girls Championships!

Jharkhand and Arunachal Pradesh won Sub-Junior Girls’ National Football Championship semifinal matches against Bihar and Gujarat respectively at the Barabati Stadium today, June 18 to set-up the Final against each other. While Jharkhand came back from two goals down to beat Bihar on penalties, Arunachal Pradesh produced a dominant display …

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Jharkhand vs Bihar, Gujarat vs Arunachal Pradesh to face each other in Sub-Junior Girls semis!

We are at the business end of the Hero Sub Junior Girls’ National Football Championship, as we head into the semifinal stage of the tournament. After gruelling couple of weeks, Jharkhand, Bihar, Gujarat and Arunachal Pradesh have made it to the semifinal stage of the tournament, having beaten some qualify …

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Orphaned, Dumka’s Dular Marandi discovers solace in football!

Deep inside a village in the Dumka district of Jharkhand, there once was a little girl who would dribble her way round the paddy fields with a makeshift football made out of cloth at her feet. The region itself was listed as one of the 250 most backward districts in …

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Himachal Pradesh clinch Junior Girls Championship title by beating Jharkhand 3-1!

Himachal Pradesh were crowned champions of the Hero Junior Girls’ National Football Championship 2019-20 on Wednesday, May 1 after a 3-1 victory against Jharkhand in the final that was held at the Polo Ground in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. Anju, Kiran and Manisha found the net for the winners while Kuwari Indwar …

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Jharkhand & Himachal Pradesh reach Junior Girls Championship final!

The final of the Junior Girls’ National Football Championship 2019-20 will see Jharkhand take on Himachal Pradesh after both sides recorded victories against Gujarat and Haryana respectively in the semifinals on Monday, April 29 at the Polo Ground in Kolhapur, Maharashtra. COMFORTABLE WIN FOR JHARKHAND Jharkhand made their way into …

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For Jharkhand’s free-scoring forward Sumati Kumari, football is all about self-belief!

“Every time I step out on to the pitch, I have full faith in my abilities and know that I will certainly find the back of the net come what may,” says 15-year-old Sumati Kumari, who has taken the Junior Girls’ National Football Championship 2019-20 by storm so far, emerging …

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Jharkhand & Haryana enter Junior Girls Championship semifinals!

Jharkhand and Haryana made their way into the semifinals of the Junior Girls’ National Football Championships 2019-20 with convincing wins over last year’s finalists Manipur and Tamil Nadu respectively at the Rajarshi Shahu Stadium in Kolhapur on Friday, 26 April. Sumati Kumar continued her free-scoring run, grabbing a brace in …

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