U-17 World Cup: Brazil looking to leave India on a high

KOLKATA: Brazil coach Carlos Amadeu has ruled out making drastic changes to his side for Saturday’s FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 third place play-off against Mali. Brazil lost Wednesday’s semifinal 3-1 to England in Kolkata to miss out on a return to the final for the first time since losing to Mexico in 2005. But with third […]

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U-17 World Cup: Mali determined to seal third place

KOLKATA: Coach Jonas Kokou Komla insists Mali have “nothing to lose” in FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 third place play-off with Brazil on Saturday at Vivekananda Yubabharati Krirangan in Kolkata. The Eaglets of Mali exceeded many expectations to advance to the semifinals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup for the second successive time before Spain overpowered them 3-1 on Wednesday […]

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India has arrived at the world stage: Praful Patel

KOLKATA: All India Football Federation President Praful Patel expressed his “delight and satisfaction at AIFF’s dream project 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, […]

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U-17 World Cup: Spain beat Mali to set-up England final

  Navi Mumbai: In a clash of two continental Champions, European U17 champions Spain defeated African champions Mali 3-1 in FIFA U=17 World Cup India 2017 semifinal match at DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai. Spain started with brilliant attack in first minute itself and Mali’s custodian in gloves, Youssouf Koita had to pulls off […]

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U-17 World Cup: Brewster takes England into finals

Kolkata: A brilliant hat-trick by Liverpool FC striker Rhian Brewster helped England thrash Brazil 3-1 in the first semifinal of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 confirming their place in the finals at Salt Lake Stadium on Wednesday. Brazil started the match on a positive note having a better ball possession over England. The first […]

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U-17 World Cup: Spain more than aware of Mali threat

NAVI MUMBAI: Spain have no plans to underestimate Mali in Wednesday’s FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 semifinal, with coach Santiago Denia more than aware of the threat the Eaglets of Mali will pose when the two meet at DY Patil Stadium. Spain beat Iran 3-1 in Sunday’s quarterfinal in Kochi to progress to this stage of the tournament for the […]

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England ready for toughest test against Brazil

KOLKATA: England coach Steve Cooper lavished praise on semifinal opponents Brazil calling them “one of the best teams at this level” ahead of Wednesday’s FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 semifinal clash at Kolkata. While England cruised past USA in the quarterfinal, with Liverpool FC striker Rhian Brewster scoring hat-trick in a 4-1 scoreline, Brazil […]

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We want to give all the love and support back says Carlos Amadeu

  KOLKATA: “We want to give you all the support and love back and win it tomorrow,” Brazil U-17 Team Head Coach Carlos Amadeu showed his gratitude to Kolkata at the pre-match press conference before the much-anticipated Semi-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 against England at the VYBK Stadium in Kolkata tomorrow. “We will try […]

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U-17 World Cup semifinal match to take place in Kolkata

  KOLKATA: Following a thorough assessment of the pitch conditions at Guwahati’s Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium, which has been affected by severe rainfall over the past few days, FIFA has decided to move the venue of the semi-final between Brazil and England, due to be played on 25 October 2017, to Kolkata’s Vivekananda Yuba Bharati […]

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