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Nongkhlaw selected for trial for Indian national U-16 football team

Shillong, Nov 12 (UNI) Meghalaya footballer Emboklang Nongkhlaw has been called up for a trial for the Indian national U-16 boys’ football team.
Nongkhlaw was selected to be part of Tata Trusts’ flagship Centre of Excellence for Football in Aizawl and he was spotted there by India U-16 coach Bibiano Fernandes when the latter visited Mizoram to scout for players last week.
The left-winger is the current top scorer of the Mizoram U-15 League, having scored 14 goals. He will now travel to Goa on Thursday for the trials.
Before being picked to join the Centre of Excellence, Nongkhlaw had played for local clubs in Shillong like Royal Wahingdoh and Shillong Lajong, was part of the Meghalaya team that took part in the 2017 Sub-Junior National Championship and played for H Elias Higher Secondary School in the Subroto Cup last year.
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Sophie Devine named permanent captain of New Zealand women's cricket team

09 Jul 2020 | 3:32 PM

Wellington, Jul 9 (UNI) All-rounder Sophie Devine will be the new captain of the New Zealand women's cricket team and Amy Satterthwaite her deputy, New Zealand Cricket (NZC) announced on Thursday.

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Ghana FA to discuss modalities for new league season

09 Jul 2020 | 2:53 PM

Accra, Jul 9 (Xinhua) Executive Council of the Ghana Football Association (GFA) will meet on July 14 to discuss the country's new league season.

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Salomon Kalou set for Botafogo move

09 Jul 2020 | 2:36 PM

Rio de Janeiro, Jul 9 (Xinhua) Botafogo have reached a deal to sign former Chelsea forward Salomon Kalou, according to press reports in Brazil.

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Tokyo 2020 denies local reports that all Olympic venues secured

09 Jul 2020 | 2:26 PM

Tokyo, Jul 9 (Xinhua) Tokyo 2020 spokesman Masa Takaya on Thursday denied reports from Japanese media that all the venues for the Olympic and Paralympic Games had been secured and made an apology for concerned parties who have been affected by the rumors.

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Golf Ryder Cup postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19

09 Jul 2020 | 2:13 PM

Washington, Jul 9 (Xinhua) The PGA of America, Ryder Cup Europe and the PGA Tour jointly has announced that both the Ryder Cup and Presidents Cup have been rescheduled and will now be played one year later than originally planned.

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