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AFC Cup Group D matches to be held in Maldives

AFC Cup Group D matches to be held in Maldives

Kuala Lumpur, July 19 (IANS) The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Monday confirmed that the AFC Cup 2021 Playoff and Group Stage (South) matches will be held in the Maldives.India's Bengaluru FC, the 2016 AFC Cup runners-up, will take on Maldives' Club Eagles on August 15 in the playoff match, ...

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Not all foreign coaches are tactically very strong: Bhutia

Not all foreign coaches are tactically very strong: Bhutia

<br>While not delving into the argument whether the current Indian coach, Croatia's Igor Stimac, was the ideal tactician for the senior side, Bhutia told IANS that, "All foreign coaches are not bad and at the same time all foreign coaches are not great. The same is the case with Indian co...

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AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC to lock horns with Eagles FC on Aug 15 in Maldives

AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC to lock horns with Eagles FC on Aug 15 in Maldives

Kuala Lumpur [Malaysia], July 19 (ANI): The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Monday confirmed that the AFC Cup 2021 Playoff and Group Stage (South) matches will be held in the Maldives.India's Bengaluru FC, the 2016 AFC Cup runners-up, will take on Maldives' Club Eagles on August 15 in the play...

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Tokyo Olympics: AIFF sends best wishes to Indian contingent

Tokyo Olympics: AIFF sends best wishes to Indian contingent

New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Monday sent in their best wishes to the Indian Olympic contingent for the upcoming Tokyo Games, the world's biggest sporting extravaganza, which is all set to kick-off on Friday.Congratulating the Indian athletes, AIFF Pre...

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Messi's picture holding Copa America trophy becomes most-liked Instagram post by athlete

Messi's picture holding Copa America trophy becomes most-liked Instagram post by athlete

New Delhi [India], July 19 (ANI): Argentine striker Lionel Messi has overtaken Portugal forward Cristiano Ronaldo to have the most liked sports picture on Instagram, surpassing a record 20 million likes.Messi posted a photo of himself with the Copa America title after Argentina outclassed Brazil in ...

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Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman believes Messi favourite to win Ballon d'Or

Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman believes Messi favourite to win Ballon d'Or

Barcelona [Spain], July 18 (ANI): Barcelona coach Ronald Koeman has said that Argentine striker Lionel Messi is the favourite to win Ballon d'Or.Messi won his first international title with Argentina earlier this month as the side defeated Brazil in the finals of the Copa America."Messi is vitally i...

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Lionel Messi joining Paris Saint-Germain was a dream, says Paredes

Lionel Messi joining Paris Saint-Germain was a dream, says Paredes

Barcelona [Spain], July 18 (ANI): Lionel Messi joining Paris Saint-Germain was a 'dream', believes Leandro Paredes, as the deal for his Argentina team-mate 'didn't happen'.On Wednesday, it was reported that Argentina striker Lionel Messi is all set to sign a new five-year contract with Spanish club ...

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ATKMB's McHugh keen to use last season's disappointment as fuel to excel

ATKMB's McHugh keen to use last season's disappointment as fuel to excel

Kolkata, July 18 (IANS) ATK Mohun Bagan's (ATKMB) Irish midfielder Carl McHugh believes there is a lot to play for in the upcoming Indian Super League (ISL) season after finishing runners-up to Mumbai City FC last season.ATKMB are due to play in the AFC Cup soon, and then later in the year they will...

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Euro 2020: Police release images of 10 persons sought in connection with Wembley final disorder

Euro 2020: Police release images of 10 persons sought in connection with Wembley final disorder

London [UK], July 18 (ANI): The Metropolitan Police have released the ten images of people sought in connection with violence and disorder at the Euro 2020 final in Wembley Stadium.North London witnessed ugly scenes which included some ticketless fans storming Wembley in an attempt to watch the game...

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Excited to represent India in AFC Women's Club Championship, says Gokulam Kerala coach

Excited to represent India in AFC Women's Club Championship, says Gokulam Kerala coach

Kozhikode (Kerala) [India], July 18 (ANI): Gokulam Kerala FC head coach PV Priya has said that the side is "excited" to represent India in the AFC Women's Club Championship 2021.Gokulam Kerala FC will play its AFC Women's Club Championship 2021 - Pilot Tournament at Amman in Jordan from November 7 t...

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