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Sandesh Jhingan named AIFF Men's Footballer of the Year

Sandesh Jhingan named AIFF Men's Footballer of the Year

New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Indian football team defender Sandesh Jhingan was on Wednesday named AIFF Men's Footballer of the Year 2020/21, while midfielder Suresh Singh Wangjam was named the winner of the AIFF Men's Emerging Footballer of the Year 2020/21 award.Both the players were voted by the club...

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Want to inspire more young girls, says Emerging Footballer of the Year Manisha

Want to inspire more young girls, says Emerging Footballer of the Year Manisha

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): At just 19 years of age, Manisha Kalyan has established herself as one of the key members of the Indian senior women's national team. With her being named the AIFF Women's Emerging Footballer of the Year 2020-21, the youngster stated that the award inspires her to k...

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Indian women's football team head coach Maymol Rocky quits

Indian women's football team head coach Maymol Rocky quits

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) After four years in charge of the Indian women's senior national team, head coach Maymol Rocky has stepped down from her role due to personal reasons, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Tuesday.Maymol, who took over as head coach in 2017 after a stint as the a...

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Hyderabad FC are here to fight and come out on top: Joao Victor

Hyderabad FC are here to fight and come out on top: Joao Victor

Hyderabad, July 20 (IANS) Indians Super League (ISL) side Hyderabad FC's Brazilian midfielder Joao Victor said on Tuesday that his team will come up with an even better showing in the 2021/22 season after the Telangana-based club narrowly missed out on the semifinals last season.Victor's confidence ...

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Bala Devi, Manisha Kalyan named winners of annual AIFF awards

Bala Devi, Manisha Kalyan named winners of annual AIFF awards

New Delhi, July 20 (IANS) Indian women's national team forward Bala Devi has been named as the AIFF Womens Footballer of the Year 2020/21, with youngster Manisha Kalyan winning the AIFF Womens Emerging Footballer of the Year award.The 31-year-old Bala said after receiving the award that she was than...

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Bala Devi, Manisha Kalyan named winners of annual AIFF awards

Bala Devi, Manisha Kalyan named winners of annual AIFF awards

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI): India women's forward Bala Devi has been named as the AIFF Women's Footballer of the Year 2020-21, with young gun Manisha winning the AIFF Women's Emerging Footballer of the Year 2020-21 Award.On receiving the honour, the 31-year-old Bala, in an official AIFF releas...

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Covid-19 dented our plans, but we won't get bogged down: Igor Stimac

Covid-19 dented our plans, but we won't get bogged down: Igor Stimac

New Delhi [India], July 20 (ANI) After having his contract as the men's football coach extended till September 2022, Igor Stimac on Tuesday said that Covid-19 dented the plans of the Indian senior side, but they would not be bogged down."It's been a pleasure having worked with @IndianFootball since ...

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ATK Mohun Bagan, Bengaluru FC busiest in transfer market

ATK Mohun Bagan, Bengaluru FC busiest in transfer market

Mumbai, July 19 (IANS) Having to play AFC Cup matches means having extra players so that the load can be distributed evenly. This is the reason why last season's Indian Super League (ISL) finalists ATK Mohun Bagan, and 2018-19 champions Bengaluru FC have been the busiest teams in the transfer market...

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Football coach Stimac's contract extended till September next year

Football coach Stimac's contract extended till September next year

New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) The All India Football Federation (AIFF) extended the contract of senior national football team's Croatian coach Igor Stimac by one year at its technical committee meeting on Monday.The chairman of the technical committee Shyam Thapa also asked Stimac to come up with a "det...

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Indian football team coach Igor Stimac's contract extended till September 2022

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac's contract extended till September 2022

New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Technical Committee on Monday decided to extend National Team head coach Igor Stimac's contract till September 2022.AIFF Technical Committee under the chairmanship of Shyam Thapa met via a video conference on Monday. Savi...

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