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Tag Archives: Kolkata

I-League qualifiers: Try as hard, this bubble can’t be burst!

Inside the Hyatt Regency Hotel in Kolkata situated right beside the Saltlake Stadium complex, certain guests are left perplexed as to the reason why a series of sections are cordoned off by queue-managers and security guards. A family of four unknowingly approaches one of the elevators that is cordoned off …

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IFA Secretary Joydeep Mukherjee: It’s not over till it’s over!

Joydeep Mukherjee, Secretary, Indian Football Association, who has been leading the LOC (Local Organising Committee) in the ongoing I-League Qualifiers 2020 – the first live sporting event in India post the COVID pandemic lockdown – feels “it’s not over till it’s over.” In a freewheeling interview, Mukherjee speaks at length …

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XtraTime VIDEO: Kolkata Metro station named after IFA (West Bengal)!

In what is a historic first in the spectrum of Indian sports, the metro station adjacent to the Saltlake Stadium in Kolkata has been named as the ‘Indian Football Association (IFA) Salt Lake Stadium’, making it the first-ever in the history of any affiliated sports association in the country. Read …

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XtraTime VIDEO: AIFF talks to I-League clubs about 2020/21 season!

As XtraTime reports, the AIFF has held a video conference with I-League clubs on Saturday, October 3 about the upcoming 2020/21 season campaign. XtraTime spoke with AIFF general secretary Kushal Das about that virtual meeting in which he informed that the I-League would be a three month competition in a …

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Gostha Pal Golden Baby League drives impoverished children move forward together!

What started as an informal gathering of a few people trying to the organise a football tournament for little children has now bourgeoned into something much bigger in the heart of the City of Joy, in the form of the ‘Gostha Pal Championship Golden Baby League’. Named after the first …

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Parallel Sports: Kolkata-based ATK Mohun Bagan players head to Goa!

As Parallel Sports reports from Kolkata, the city-based players of Indian Super League champions ATK Mohun Bagan left the city earlier today for Goa, which will host the ISL – Season 7. The players were seen off by their families and some ATK Mohun Bagan fans, who had come to …

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