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FIFA U-17 WC in India becomes most attended in event’s history

KOLKATA: The 17th edition of the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India on Saturday turned out to be a milestone event as it became the most attended in the history of the tournament. After the third-place match between Brazil and Mali, the total number of spectators who turned up at the six host venues across the country went past the earlier record …

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England Wins U17 World Cup 2017

England produced a sensational performance to come from 2-0 down to thrash Spain 5-2 and win the Under-17 World Cup in India. Steve Cooper’s side were unlucky to fall behind to a double from Barcelona forward Sergio Gomez but Rhian Brewster’s eighth of the tournament gave them hope just before half-time. England then levelled through Wolves forward Morgan Gibbs White. …

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Amir Shrestha: Rising Football Star to Excavator Operator in Qatar

KATHMANDU, Oct 27: The world football has seen many factory workers and other job holders turning into top professional footballers. Jamie Vardy is one such example of recent times. The Leicester City striker used to be a factory worker at one point in life. He later became an English football star, helping his team to lift the English Premier League title …

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Fears for Lionel Messi’s safety after ISIS releases his sick poster of crying blood

Argentinian football chiefs held a meeting with the Russian ambassador over safety fears sparked by a sick image ISIS mock up of Lionel Messi crying blood. The chilling poster is the latest threat to next year’s World Cup in Russia as part of a campaign of terror by ISIS fanatics. In response President of the Argentine FA Claudio Tapia met …

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AFC Cup Final Flashback: AL Muharraq V SAFA (2008)

AFC Cup Final Flashback: AL Muharraq V SAFA (2008)

Kuala Lumpur: After three successive victories, the fifth edition of the AFC Cup would finally see Jordan’s stranglehold on the competition end as not a single side from the West Asian country progressed beyond the group stage. Instead, the final pitted 2006 runners-up Al Muharraq against Lebanon’s Safa as the sides aimed to become the first champions from Bahrain and …

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Dani Ceballos gets 8/10, Kiko Casilla 7/10 in Real Madrid win

Dani Ceballos gets 8/10, Kiko Casilla 7/10 in Real Madrid win

Zinedine Zidane humbly downplays his tactical expertise as a manager after winning FIFA’s best coach of the year award. Real Madrid saw off a well-drilled and occasionally dangerous Fuenlabrada side in the Estadio Fernando Torres 2-0 courtesy of two penalty decisions that will dominate Friday’s headlines. The first was debatable and buried by Marco Asensio while the second was more …

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FIFA U-17 World Cup A Resounding Success For India

Kolkata: All India Football Federation President Praful Patel expressed his “delight and satisfaction at AIFF’s dream project – the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 being an astounding success.” “In terms of organisation, the infrastructure, the attendance and conduct of the games is a reflection of the fact that India has arrived at the World stage,” Patel, also the Chairman …

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Players To Look Out At AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers

Kuala Lumpur: With the qualifiers for the 2018 AFC U-19 Championship set to kick off on Tuesday, the-AFC.com takes a look at eight players who could make a name for themselves in the pursuit of a place at next year’s finals in Indonesia. Hanis Saghara Putra Indonesia are guaranteed a spot at the tournament as hosts but will still participate in the qualifiers …

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INDIA QUALIFY FOR AFC ASIAN CUP UAE 2019

BENGALURU: The ‘Football revolution continues.’   INDIA QUALIFY FOR AFC ASIAN CUP UAE 2019 Amidst the successful hosting of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 where the Indian U-17 National team have won hearts of 1.3 billion people with their stupendous performances, the Senior Indian National team who were already on track for a qualification to the AFC Asian Cup …

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