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Amid COVID-19 breakout, Amarjit Singh ‘determined’ to keep pushing himself!

After a roller-coaster season that saw him make his senior India debut and then miss out on almost four months of action due to injury, Amarjit Singh Kiyam had begun the ongoing off-season with a steely determination to work harder than everyone else, and enter the new campaign with a …

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Jeje Lalpekhlua conveys ‘big salute to medical staff’!

Jeje Lalpekhlua conveyed “a big salute” to medical staff and all others who are putting in their “best efforts” amidst the crisis caused by COVID-19. Coronavirus has affected more than 3 lakh people, and cost 13-thousand-odd lives around the world. “A big salute to the medical staff and all others …

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Mizoram FA saddened by death of PK Banerjee!

The Mizoram Football Association is saddened to hear the news of legendary Indian footballer P.K. Banerjee who passed away in a hospital in Kolkata yesterday. Scorer of 65 international goals from 84 appearances for India, the striker was part of Indian football’s golden era, earning a gold medal in the …

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AFC president sends ‘heartfelt condolences & sympathies’ on PK Banerjee’s death!

Asian Football Confederation president Shaikh Salman Bin El Khalifa has sent his “heartfelt condolences and sympathies” on the passing away of legendary Indian player and coach Padma Shri Pradip Kumar Banerjee. In a letter to AIFF president Praful Patel, the AFC President wrote, “On behalf the whole Asian football family, …

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Legendary Indian Footballer P.K. Banerjee no more…

In sad news for Indian football, one of its legendary footballers, P.K. Banerjee died on Friday, March 20 in Kolkata. He was 83 years old. He was suffering from respiratory problems due to pneumonia and had an underlying history of Parkinson’s disease, dementia and heart problem. Banerjee, who was on …

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Anirudh Thapa: Important to get ‘right kind’ of rest in off-season!

With the latest edition of the Indian Super League having been completed, it is time for the players to recharge their batteries and prepare themselves for the next campaign. For midfielder Anirudh Thapa, who hails from Dehradun, the “right kind” of rest after a long season is important, as he …

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2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Asia postponed due to Coronavirus!

Following consultation with Asia’s member associations, FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) have agreed to postpone the upcoming Asian qualifiers for the 2022 FIFA World Cup – Qatar as follows: Matches originally scheduled to take place during the international window of March 23-31, 2020 and June 1-9, 2020 are …

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Khalid Jamil: Maturity has made Ashutosh Mehta a Team India contender!

Experience has made Mohun Bagan wing-back Ashutosh Mehta a better player — so much so that he is now a contender to make it to the National Team squad feels former I-League-winning coach Khalid Jamil. Jamil, who had seen Mehta grow under his tutelage — first at Mumbai FC, and …

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