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The Islanders square off against FC Goa in season opener on Monday

The Islanders square off against FC Goa in season opener on Monday

Panaji, Nov 21 (UNI) After achieving an unprecedented and a historic double last season, winning the ISL League Winners’ Shield and the ISL Trophy, Mumbai City FC begin their title defence in the 2021-22 Indian Super League tomorrow in what promises to be an exciting outing against FC Goa.
With eleven new faces in the squad and a new head coach at the helm, 36-year-old Des Buckingham will lead a new-look Islanders after a six-week pre-season camp here. They remained unbeaten in three pre-season friendlies leading up to tomorrow’s season opener against Juan Ferrando’s FC Goa.
FC Goa come into the new season of the ISL with a largely unchanged squad and off the back of a successful Durand Cup campaign. The de-facto home side, who are also one of the favourites going into the new season, are currently on a 13-game unbeaten run in the ISL having last played in the ISL against the Islanders in the 20-21 semifinals.

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East Bengal signs five international players

East Bengal signs five international players

12 Aug 2022 | 9:51 PM

Kolkata, Aug 12 (UNI) East Bengal on Friday announced signing up of the five international players
of senior squad, subject to the completion of regulatory processes.

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Anirudh leads Mandya Bulls upset win at GPBL opener

12 Aug 2022 | 9:50 PM

Bengaluru, Aug 12 (UNI) Anirudh Deshpande upset former International Daniel Farid in straight games 15-9, 15-6 to help Mandya Bulls amass seven points in their opening match against favorites Bandipur Tuskers, who failed to open their point tally in the opening encounter of the Grand Prix Badminton League at the Karnataka Badminton Association here on Friday.

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Sports are necessary for mental fitness and good physique: Dhumal

Sports are necessary for mental fitness and good physique: Dhumal

12 Aug 2022 | 9:06 PM

Hamirpur (HP), August 12 (UNI) Former Himachal Pradesh chief minister and senior BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal on Friday said that sports are necessary for mental fitness and a good physique.

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I can't wait to get started & help Puneri Paltan win their fist Pro-Kabaddi title:‘Sultan’ Fazel Atrachali

I can't wait to get started & help Puneri Paltan win their fist Pro-Kabaddi title:‘Sultan’ Fazel Atrachali

12 Aug 2022 | 4:41 PM

Kolkata, Aug 12 (UNI) The vivo Pro Kabaddi League Season 9 Auction was filled with action-packed drama and the record for the most expensive player was broken not once but twice on the opening day.

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Two young cueists from SSA heads for World Championship in Romania with high hopes

12 Aug 2022 | 4:29 PM

Chennai, Aug 12 (UNI) Two young and highly talented cueists--trainees
of Chennai-based Saleem Snooker Academy (SSA)--are heading for
Romania for the World Snooker Championship to be held from August 15.

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