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Blue Tigers striker Jeje Lalpekhlua works with locals to stop overfishing in Mizoram

Blue Tigers striker Jeje Lalpekhlua works with locals to stop overfishing in Mizoram

New Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): In a noble gesture to help local people, Blue Tigers, and SC East Bengal striker Jeje Lalpekhlua along with a number of youths from his village -- Model Veng Hnahthial -- have put their hands together to form a group that works day and night to help preserve the ecos...

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No hard-quarantine for Indian football team in Qatar: Report

No hard-quarantine for Indian football team in Qatar: Report

New Delhi [India], May 15 (ANI): The Indian football team will not have to go through a hard quarantine of 10 days when they reach Qatar for a preparatory camp and the 2022 World Cup qualifiers that follow in June. According to a report in Goal.com, the Indian contingent will have to remain in the b...

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Ferran Torres breaks Messi's record as Man City edge past Newcastle United

Ferran Torres breaks Messi's record as Man City edge past Newcastle United

London [UK], May 15 (ANI): Manchester City striker Ferran Torres broke Barcelona captain Lionel Messi's record to become the youngest player ever to score a league hat-trick under manager Pep Guardiola.The Spain winger achieved the feat when he struck the treble for newly crowned Premier League cham...

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David Luiz to leave Arsenal at end of season: Report

David Luiz to leave Arsenal at end of season: Report

London [UK], May 15 (ANI): Arsenal defender David Luiz is to leave the Premier League club at the end of the current season.Arsenal held a meeting with the Brazilian centre-back and his representative at the club's London Colney training centre on Friday, Goal.com reportedThe discussion in the meeti...

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Poland striker Krzysztof Piatek ruled out of Euro 2020

Poland striker Krzysztof Piatek ruled out of Euro 2020

Warsaw, May 14 (IANS) Poland striker Krzysztof Piatek will miss UEFA Euro 2020 after breaking his ankle in Hertha BSC's Bundesliga match against Schalke, the striker confirmed on social media on Friday.Piatek got injured in the second half of the match and is expected to be out of action for a few m...

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FA Cup final: Boost for Chelsea as Kovacic, Kante are back

FA Cup final: Boost for Chelsea as Kovacic, Kante are back

London, May 14 (IANS) Manager Thomas Tuchel has hailed two "huge" FA Cup final boosts for Chelsea as Mateo Kovacic and N'Golo Kante have been passed fit to face Leicester on Saturday.Croatia star Kovacic has missed nine matches with a hamstring problem but is now ready to return for the Wembley show...

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AIFF league panel proposes relegation freeze due to pandemic

AIFF league panel proposes relegation freeze due to pandemic

New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The All India Football Federations (AIFF) league committee on Friday proposed to do away with relegation for last seasons I-League, given the extraordinary circumstances arising due to the Covid-19 pandemic.AIFF technical director Isac Doru drew the examples of 23 countries ...

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I-League: AIFF League Committee recommends freezing of relegation due to COVID-19

I-League: AIFF League Committee recommends freezing of relegation due to COVID-19

New Delhi [India], May 14 (ANI): Subrata Dutta, Senior Vice President, All India Football Federation (AIFF), and Chairman, League Committee chaired the AIFF League Committee meeting held via video conferencing on Friday.The committee deliberated at length on Doru Isac's presentation in an earlier me...

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Confidence biggest takeaway from ACL campaign: Fernandes

Confidence biggest takeaway from ACL campaign: Fernandes

Goa, May 14 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) side FC Goas attacking midfielder Brandon Fernandes said on Friday that there were several takeaways from the teams recent campaign in the AFC Champions League (ACL) Group Stage E, the most important being "confidence".FC Goa gave a good account of itself...

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Odisha FC sign two defenders for upcoming ISL season

Odisha FC sign two defenders for upcoming ISL season

Bhubaneswar, May 14 (IANS) Odisha FC on Friday signed defenders Sahil Panwar and Sebastian Thangmuansang ahead of the upcoming eighth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL).Coming on board from Hyderabad FC for an undisclosed transfer fee, 21-year-old Sahil has signed a two-year deal with an optio...

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