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FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Jeakson scores but India...

A bright India provided hope for a brighter future but their dream ended in a heartbreak following a 1-2 defeat to Colombia yesterday in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, leaving the many heads totting the...

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Paraguay vs New Zealand - Grudge match on the cards

Paraguay vs New Zealand – Grudge match on...

MUMBAI: After the FIFA U-17 World Cup draw ceremony earlier this year, New Zealand coach Danny Hay had only one thing on his mind – how to stop Paraguay from exacting revenge. These two teams...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup: After loss in opening...

NEW DELHI: ‘It’s a wonderful journey so far’ has been the common refrain, till India played their inaugural U-17 World Cup match in the Capital last Friday. After the two-year long preparations and cotton-wooled treatment,...

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Under 17 World Cup

Under 17 World Cup: India learn first lesson...

NEW DELHI: Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium was perfectly lit. The pitch was as good as it could be. The opposition was among the best. The supervision was excellent. The preparations, expensive and time-consuming, too matched the...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Unfair to place the...

For a few weeks, India’s under-17 football squad under Amarjit Singh Khiyam’s leadership will hold our attention, succeeding in wooing some fans away from the Messis and the Ronaldos who are plying their trade in...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup: India colts ready for...

Indian footballers had lost the golden opportunity to play in the FIFA World Cup in 1950 when they qualified but did not go to Brazil. After 67 years, Indian football will be seen globally in...

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FIFA U-17 World Cup

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil begin preparations with win...

In the end, Brazil Under-17 football team’s deft touches, silken passing and co-ordinated moves were too much for New Zealand’s physical style of play as the South American champions started their preparations for the FIFA...

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Santiago plays his cards smartly

FIFA U-17 World Cup big opportunity for youth,...

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday welcomed all those who will be a part of India’s first-ever FIFA tournament that begins from October 6. “PM @narendramodi [Narendra Modi] welcomes all those taking part in FIFA...

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Santiago plays his cards smartly

Goa stadium handed over to FIFA for the...

The Nehru Stadium in Fatorda, Goa, was on Sunday handed over to FIFA for the U-17 World Cup, beginning October 6. Local organising committee tournament director Javier Ceppi, who arrived in Margao on Saturday along...

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FIFA U-17

FIFA U-17 World Cup: For India, Manipur is...

After his appointment as India under-17 coach in February 2015, Nicolai Adam was taken to the North East. “That’s where the country’s most talented footballers are. It was natural to begin our selection process from...

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