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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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Surjit Hockey Tournament kicks off

23 Oct 2018 | 11:39 PM

Jalandhar, Oct 23 (UNI) Former Hockey India Captain Pargat Singh, Jalandhar Cantt MLA, Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma and Police Commissioner Gurpreet Singh Bhullar jointly inaugurated the Surjit Hockey tournament at the Olympian Surjit Singh Memorial Stadium, Burlton Park, here on Tuesday.

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Siddharth excels as U Mumba outplay Telegu Titans

23 Oct 2018 | 10:23 PM

Pune, Oct 23 (UNI) U Mumba proved they are true challengers when they bounced
back in style to force a crushing 41-20 victory over Telugu Titans in their first
Inter-Zone match of the 6th Vivo Pro Kabaddi League in Pune on Tuesday.

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Delhi Dynamos and Chennaiyin FC played out an engaging goalless stalemate in ISL

23 Oct 2018 | 10:16 PM

New Delhi, Oct 23 (UNI) Goalkeeper Francisco Dorronsoro delivered a masterclass as
Delhi Dynamos and Chennaiyin FC played out an engaging goalless stalemate in the
Hero Indian Super League 2018 at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday.

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Bengal eves thrash Bihar to make it their sixth victory in a row in Women's Cricket U-19

23 Oct 2018 | 9:52 PM

Kolkata, Oct 23 (UNI) Bengal eves thrash Bihar by 98 runs to make it their sixth
victory in a row in Women's Cricket U-19 T20 League in Jabalpur today.

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Arun Lal appointed mentor in Bengal cricket team

23 Oct 2018 | 9:47 PM

Kolkata, Oct 23 (UNI) Former India Cricketer and Bengal skipper Arun Lal has been
appointed mentor of the senior Bengal team for the current season.

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