Indian Union Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel provided a unique opportunity to slum children from across Delhi today to witness the FIFA U-17 World Cup trophy displayed at his residence. The children were also gifted footballs during the event. Shri Goel said that the Prime Minister, …Read More »
The Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel said in the Rajya Sabha today the preparations for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India scheduled to be held from October 6 to 28, 2017 at six venues viz., New Delhi, Navi Mumbai, Kolkata, Kochi, Guwahati …Read More »
Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel today visited the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi to meet the practising Indian Football Team for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in India in October this year. The Minister interacted with each probable of …Read More »
The Indian National Football Team achieved its best FIFA World Ranking since February 1996 as they were ranked 96 in the July 2017 according to latest FIFA Rankings. In the process, India are currently placed 12th in Asian Football Confederation (AFC). India’s best-ever FIFA Ranking till date stays 94 which …Read More »
The Indian Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel today inspected the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi which is one of the venues for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India to be held in October this year. The officials at the venue appraised …Read More »
Indian Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports Vijay Goel arrived in Mizoram today, June 26 and visited the Mizoram Football Association’s football ground currently under construction at Sairang Dinthar and promised a football academy in celebration of the successes of Mizoram in football. Vijay Goel said, “The …Read More »
650 students from 55 schools participated in a Mission XI Million festival held at Paljor Stadium in Gangtok, Sikkim earlier today. Students played small-sided games and further honed their skills at workshops that were part of the festival. Their enthusiasm was visible when they took on the field. A Government …Read More »
The Indian Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel met Robert R. Royte, the president and owner of Aizawl FC at his residence in New Delhi on Thursday, May 25 and congratulated him and the whole club for their historic win of the I-League title this season. In the meeting Mr. Royte …Read More »
VIDEO – XtraTime: India’s Sports Minister Vijay Goel sets May 30 deadline for FIFA U-17 World Cup venues!
The Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Tuesday has assured the football fans of the country about hosting a successful 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. The marquee event will be staged from October 6 to 28. The matches will be played over six different cities spread all across the country …Read More »
India’s Sports Minister Vijay Goel promises to look into Aizawl FC issues with AIFF on ISL – I-League merger!
The Indian Sports Minister Vijay Goel on Friday said he will speak to the All India Football Federation on the issue of I-League champions Aizawl FC threatening a fast unto death if they are left out of a proposed unified new top tier league in India. “As far as the …Read More »