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AFC grants official status to ISL

AFC grants official status to ISL

Doha, Jul 26 (UNI) At a meeting held by the Competitions Committee of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in Doha, the AFC has approved that the ISL Champions will play in the AFC Cup following the recommendation from the All India Football Federation (AIFF). AIFF’s recommendation to the AFC was that the ISL winner should be allocated an AFC Cup Qualifier spot. On the back of strengthening club participation from eight to ten teams in the Hero Indian Super League, the new longer league will witness matches moving up from 61 to 95 and the duration from two and a half months to five months. Hero Indian Super League 2017 Player Drafts held last Sunday in Mumbai witnessed ten clubs spend INR 48.85 crore to secure signatures of 156 players. The fourth season of Hero AFC grants official status to ISL – slated from November 17, 2017, will feature a minimum of 150 and maximum 180 Indian players including 29 Indian National Players. UNI XC-RSD SHK 1419

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Turkey's Selin Ovunc outclass India's Amineni by a clean 6-1,6-3 in Girls Singles U-18

19 Jan 2018 | 10:32 PM

Kolkata, Jan 19 (UNI) India's only hope, Shivani Amineni, seeded 3 in the Girls Singles
Under 18 draw went down against Turkey's Selin Ovunc without much of a fight, in the
semi finals of the ongoing DKS ITF Juniors 2018, been held at the red clay courts of the
Dakshin Kalikata Sansad here today.

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Wasim Khan surges ahead in round three of Final Qualifying Stage

19 Jan 2018 | 10:19 PM

Ahmedabad, Jan 19 (UNI) Delhi’s Wasim Khan surged ahead in round three of the PGTI’s
Final Qualifying Stage for the 2018 season being held at the Kensville Golf & Country Club
near here today.

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Gujarat survive Mizoram threat in PQF; Delhi girls let RBI off the hook

19 Jan 2018 | 10:15 PM

Durgapur, Jan 19 (UNI) Gujarat escaped by the skin of their teeth to reach the Youth
Boys quarterfinals in the 11Sports 79th Junior and Youth National Table Tennis
Championships at the Sidhu Kanu Indoor Stadium here today.

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430 Triathletes register for 5th Goa Triathlon 2018

19 Jan 2018 | 9:59 PM

Panaji, Jan 19 (UNI) A record 430 triathletes from India and across the world have registered for the forthcoming 5th Goa Triathlon which is to be held at Bambolim near the city on February 11.

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Sanchez deal not done yet, says Mourinho

19 Jan 2018 | 7:49 PM

Undated, Jan 19 (Reuters) Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said the club are still trying to sign Alexis Sanchez from Arsenal but added that the deal, which British media report could involve Henrikh Mkhitaryan moving in the other direction, was not done at all.

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