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Odisha beat Jharkhand to reach Sub-Junior Boys final!

The Sub-Junior boys of Odisha defeated Jharkhand 6-2 in a thrilling first semifinal of the National Sub-Junior Championship beng played in Arunachal Pradesh. Jharkhand went ahead early in the 2nd minute, but Odisha equalised in the 38th minute through Ajaya Toppo with the game going 1-1 into the half-time break. …

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AIFF to look into age fraud allegations against Jamshedpur FC’s Gourav Mukhi!

Jamshedpur FC youngster Gourav Mukhi was a hero on Sunday night as he scored his first goal for the Steelmen in the ISL against Bengaluru FC. The news was that he is still only 16 years old thereby becoming the youngest-ever goalscorer in the history of the Indian Super League, …

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AIFF kick starts fresh scouting campaign!

The All India Football Federation conducted scouting trials in Jharkhand in association with Jharkhand Football Association from June 4-6 to unearth more footballing talent in the age categories of U-13 to U-18 for both boys and girls. The scouting team thereafter conducted the trials in Cuttack (Odisha) on June 8/9 …

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Mohammedan Sporting advance into Steel Express Cup semifinals in Jharkhand!

Kolkata giants Mohammedan Sporting Club beat South Eastern Railway Sports Association (CKP) on Monday 2-1 to advance into the semifinals of the 27th Steel Express Football Tournament in Chakradharpur, Jharkhand. The Black Panthers are participating in the competiton as a part of their preparations for upcoming 2017/18 Second Division League. …

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VIDEO – The Quint: 10 YUWA Footballers walk onto the pitch at a LaLiga game!

A group of 10 girls from Jharkhand, who are a part of NGO YUWA, took part in a two-week UEFA 2017 – Level 1 training program at the Spanish LaLiga side Real Sociedad in San Sebastian. The highlight happened last weekend, when the girls walked onto the pitch with Real …

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Odisha down Jharkhand in Sub-Junior Nationals (East Zone)!

Odisha kicked off their Sub-Junior National Football Championship for Boys (East Zone) qualifying campaign on a winning note with a 5-0 win against Jharkhand on Wednesday, August 30. The East Zone qualifiers are being held in Chinsurah, West Bengal. Odisha registered a convincing 5-0 win against a depleted Jharkhand who …

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VIDEO – AP: YUWA’s football goal to get potential girl brides to university!

As AP reports, Football is being used to build the confidence and independence of young girls in rural India in the state of Jharkhand, encouraging them to attend school and ultimately aim for a university education. The scheme is funded by a non profit organisation called YUWA, which at the …

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India Women’s Championship: Facile victories for Railways & Pondicherry!

The Indian Railways beat Odisha 3-0 in a Group II quarterfinal match of the National Women’s Football Championship played at the JCT Sports Complex in Chohal, Punjab. The first-half was the evenly contested with Railways managing to keep Odisha at bay on a few occasions. After a barren first-half, Railways …

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AIFF Grassroots Leaders Course held in Jamshedpur!

The All India Football Federation conducted a Grassroots Leaders Course at the Tata Football Academy in Jamshedpur from April 22 to 24, 2016. 26 members from various parts of district from across Jharkhand participated in the course and 23 Coaches successfully completed the three-day course, which was in accordance to …

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