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Kolkata to host 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup final

Updated: Mar 27, 2017 17:01 IST

Kolkata [India], Mar.27 (ANI): Kolkata's iconic Salt Lake Stadium will stage the final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup on October 28, while Navi Mumbai and Guwahati have been selected to host the semi-finals of the prestigious tournament which India is hosting for the first time.
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Yangon [Manipur], Mar.27 (ANI): In pursuit of their Asian dream, the Indian men's football team will open their campaign in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers UAE 2019 on Tuesday when Stephen Constantine's men take on Myanmar in Yangon.

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By Chandrakala Choudhury

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Goa [India], Mar.27 (ANI): Manvir Singh's 119th-minute left-footer, finally, does the magic for West Bengal who eventually went on to beat Goa in the finals of the 71st Santosh Trophy here last evening.

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Yangon [Myanmar], Mar.26 (ANI): Just a few days after winning their first-ever away International Friendly match since June 2005 against Cambodia in Phnom Penh, the Indian senior men's football team landed in Yangon on Saturday afternoon for what national coach Stephen Constantine described as a "bigger challenge."

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Lisbon [Portugal], Mar.26 (ANI): Star striker Cristiano Ronaldo struck two goals as Portugal hammered Hungary 3-0 in their Group B clash of the World Cup qualifying event at the Estadio da Luz here on Sunday.

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Buenos Aires [Argentina], Mar.24 (ANI): Star striker Lionel Messi converted a penalty corner into a goal in the first-half as Argentina edged past Chile 1-0 in their World Cup qualifying clash at the River Plate Stadium here on Friday.

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New Delhi [India], Mar.22 (ANI): The Indian men's football team broke a 12-year-old jinx of not having won an away International Friendly when they beat Cambodia 3-2 in an International Friendly at the Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.

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London [U.K], Mar.22 (ANI): Manchester United star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed that his differences with the then Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola continues to drive him on.

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Bastian Schweinsteiger to join Chicago Fire

Updated: Mar 22, 2017 10:14 IST

Manchester [UK], Mar. 22 (ANI): Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is all set to join Chicago Fire as a deal has been agreed between the club and the player.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): As part of their preparation for the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers 2019, the Indian football team will be taking on Cambodia in an international friendly in Phnom Penh tomorrow.

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London [U.K], Mar.21 (ANI): Manchester City have been charged with misconduct by the Football Association (FA) after the club failed to ensure 'its players conducted themselves in an orderly fashion' during their 1-1 draw against Liverpool in their Premier League clash at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

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London [U.K], Mar.21 (ANI): Leicester City star striker Jamie Vardy has revealed that he received death threats in the wake of his alleged involvement in getting former manager Claudio Ranieri sacked after the side's terrible slump in form this season.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 21 (ANI): FIFA has handed over a life-ban to Ghanaian match official Joseph Odartei Lamptey after finding him guilty of manipulation of a World Cup qualifier.

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London [UK], Mar. 20 (ANI): Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has insisted that the team's 1-1 draw against Liverpool was "one of the most special days" of his life.

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Wenger to announce his future plans 'very soon'

Updated: Mar 19, 2017 14:13 IST

Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar. 19 (ANI): Following Arsenal's 1-3 Premier League loss against West Brom, manager Arsene Wenger has revealed that he has made a decision on his future and will make it public very soon.

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New Delhi [India], Mar. 18 (ANI): The 24-member Indian national football team squad will leave Mumbai later tonight for back to back matches -- the International Friendly against Cambodia in Phnom Penh and the inaugural Group A League match against Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers UAE 2019.

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Johannesburg [South Africa], Mar. 17 (ANI): Midfielder Juan Mata scored a timely goal as Manchester United entered the last eight of the Europa League with an underwhelming 1-0 victory against Russian minnows FC Rostov in a nervy encounter at Old Trafford.

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London [UK], Mar. 16(ANI): Brazilian football legend Ronaldinho believes that his fellow countryman Neymar is already on the same level as Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi and Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Turin [Italy], Mar. 15 (ANI): Italian Serie A side Juventus defeated 10-man Porto 1-0 to enter the quarter-finals of the Champions League, for only the second time in four years, here at the Juventus Stadium in Turin.

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