India determined to take the fight to Iraq

KATHMANDU: India U-16 team have recuperated from the ‘disappointing draw against hosts Nepal’ and the youngsters are ready for ‘the bigger challenge ahead’ now, coach Bibiano Fernandes sounded upbeat before India lock their horns with reigning AFC U-16 Champions Iraq in the final fixture of the AFC U-16 Championship 2018 Qualifiers at the Halchowk Stadium […]

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CFL: Odds favour East Bengal against Mohun Bagan in title decider

  KOLKATA: East Bengal will face their biggest challenge on Sunday when they take on a determined Mohun Bagan in the Calcutta Football League title decider at Kanchenjunga Stadium in Siliguri. Seven-time successive champions East Bengal would look to defend their crown while Mohun Bagan would try to end their title drought and give their fans something to […]

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MPL: Unbeaten Chhinga Veng FC march on

MIZORAM: I-Day Football champions Chhinga Veng FC came out on top in the battle at the top table against current champions Chanmari FC. Striker Lalkhawpuimawia netted the solitary goal in a 1-0 win. Both teams, still undefeated in the league, were looking to put some margin at the top of the league with a victory […]

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FIFA U-17 World Cup Trophy unveiled in Kochi

KOCHI: Minister for Industries, Sports & Youth Affairs, Government of Kerala, A.C. Moideen unveiled the Winner’s Trophy of FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 today at Jawaharlal Nehru International Stadium, in front of enthusiastic Keralites. Present on the occasion were P. T. Thomas (Member of the Kerala Legislative Assembly), T J Vinod (Deputy Mayor Kochi Municipal […]

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India put three past Bhutan in U-18 SAFF Championship

  NEW DELHI: India bounced back from their defeat to Bangladesh with 3-0 win over hosts Bhutan in their second encounter of the ongoing SAFF U-18 Championship 2017 played at the Changlimithang Stadium in Thimpu, Bhutan today (September 22, 2017) Lalawmpuia doing the star turn with his brace for India. After a missed penalty in […]

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Mohammedan SC clinch IFA Nursery League title

KOLKATA: Mohammedan Sporting Club Juniors beat Shyamnagar Tarun Sangha 1-0 in the final to clinch the title in the IFA Nursery Football League on Friday. After a barren first half, striker William Langoulien struck the only goal of the match which ultimately turned out to be the match winner at YMCA Ground in Kolkata Maidan. Mohammedan SC began […]

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MPL: BVT see off challenge from Ramhlun North

MIZORAM: Bethlehem Vengthlang FC moved into third place of the Mizoram Premier League after coming out victors against Ramhlun North FC in a 2-1 victory. A bright start from BVTFC saw Nuntluanga test RNFC’s goalkeeper Rinhlua early on as both teams displayed vibrant attacking football. And it was last season’s finalists who broke the deadlock […]

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Rana Gharami says thanks to Mohammedan SC

KOLKATA: Rana Gharami delivered a heartfelt message to officials, players and supporters on Thursday, after playing his last match for the Club against Rainbow Athletic Club in Calcutta Football League. “It has been a great privilege and honour representing Mohammedan Sporting Club,” said the 26-year-old. After spending three and half years and leading the team for past […]

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India held 2-2 by Nepal in AFC U-16 Qualifiers

KATHMANDU: A game which saw four goals in the final 14 minutes of the match, failed to find a winner until the final whistle as India were held to a 2-2 draw by the hosts Nepal in the second encounter of the AFC U-16 Championship 2018 Qualifiers played at the Halchowk Stadium today (September 22, […]

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India U16s aim to continue winning momentum against Nepal

  KATHMANDU: After an impressive three-nil victory against a strong Palestine in the first match of AFC U-16 Qualifiers, India U-16 stay cautious in their approach when they take on hosts Nepal at the Halchowk Stadium on Friday (September 22, 2017). “There’s no room for complacency,” Coach Bibiano Fernandes said. “Nepal are a strong side […]

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