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Shyam Thapa lauds Indian colts for putting brave performance against USA

New Delhi, Oct 7 (UNI) AIFF's technical committee chief Shyam Thapa today hailed India's
performance against the USA in the World Cup under -17 saying the country will improve
hence force in football.
India playing the world championship for the first time at this level lost to USA 0-3 in Group A

at Jawahar Nehru Stadium in New Delhi on Friday.
Former international football start Thapa as speaking at the All India Football Federation’s

Technical Committee meeting in a hotel. He said the boys put up a brave performance against

USA. “Given the fact they were playing for the first time in a World Cup they put in a good

performance. We will only improve from here.”
The committee discussed at length the road-map for India U-19 National Team to qualify for

the AFC U-19 finals. India have been clubbed with hosts Saudi Arabia, Turkmenistan and Yemen

in the AFC U-19 qualifiers to be held early next month.
The coach for the championships will be finalised in due course.
The committee also congratulated the Indian U-16 National Team for qualifying for the AFC U-16
finals. “We need to have the best possible preparation for the U-16 boys in our quest to qualify for the U-17 World Cup to be held in 2019,” Thapa stated.
“We need to play in more competitions to prepare better,” he added.
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Kin of Pakistan captain pray for Indian team

18 Sep 2018 | 8:06 PM

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Mohun Bagan scripted history by becoming unbeaten CFL champions after 8 years

18 Sep 2018 | 8:01 PM

Kolkata, Sep 18 (UNI) Conceding a goal in the 72nd minute, Mohun Bagan rallied
brilliantly in the fag end to score two goals in a gap of seven minutes to emerge
unbeaten Calcutta Football League (CFL) for the first time in eight years with 2-1
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Wrestler Sunil Kumar wins gold at World Firefighters games

18 Sep 2018 | 7:46 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18, (UNI) Indian wrestler Sunil Kumar clinched gold in the 84 kg category at 13th World Firefighters Games in Chungju, South Korea, on Monday.

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BFC announces 25-member squad for ISL

18 Sep 2018 | 7:01 PM

Bengaluru, Sep 18 (UNI) Bengaluru Football Club (BFC) have named their 25-man squad for Indian Super League which kicks off later this month, the club announced on Tuesday.

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