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AFC cancels, postpones tournaments due to safety concerns; India's schedule also affected
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AFC cancels, postpones tournaments due to safety concerns; India's schedule also affected

The Indian team was to take part in the next AFC U-16 Championships, which was slated to be held in 2021 after being rescheduled twice last year. A total of 16 teams were to play in the tournament.

FIFA postpones 2021 U-20, U-17 World Cups to 2023 amid growing coronavirus crisis
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FIFA postpones 2021 U-20, U-17 World Cups to 2023 amid growing coronavirus crisis

"The Covid-19 pandemic continues to present challenges for the hosting of international sporting events and to have a restrictive effect on international travel," explained football's governing body in a statement on its website.

Bala Devi says U-17 World Cup will help change overall mindset about women's football in India
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Bala Devi says U-17 World Cup will help change overall mindset about women's football in India

She recalled how she was criticised for playing football but her father, who himself was a state-level player, beat the odds to help her realise her dream.

AIFF hints at extension for India U-17 women's team head coach Thomas Dennerby till 2022 edition
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AIFF hints at extension for India U-17 women's team head coach Thomas Dennerby till 2022 edition

AIFF general secretary Kushal Das indicated that head coach Dennerby will be in charge of the Indian team in the 2022 edition following a contract extension.

Sports ministry to form five zonal talent hunt committees in bid to find best footballing talent
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Sports ministry to form five zonal talent hunt committees in bid to find best footballing talent

Rijiju said the talent hunt initiative, to be funded by the Sports Authority of India under the Khelo India Programme in partnership with the All India Football Federation, will be the "most aggressive exercise" ever done. The committees will be formed in the next few months.

India goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan says more women footballers will follow Bala Devi's footsteps to play abroad
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India goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan says more women footballers will follow Bala Devi's footsteps to play abroad

Aditi Chauhan feels that with the growth in profile of the game in the country, more players will follow the footsteps of trailblazer Bala Devi, venturing out of the country in search of a professional career.

India striker Bala Devi says Indian football can profit from ISL-style tournament for women
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India striker Bala Devi says Indian football can profit from ISL-style tournament for women

The 30-year-old Bala Devi is also hoping for an Indian Super League-style women's league in the near future.

Indian women's U-17 football team set to play Thailand, Sweden in three-nation tournament ahead of upcoming World Cup
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Indian women's U-17 football team set to play Thailand, Sweden in three-nation tournament ahead of upcoming World Cup

Sweden ranks as one of the top nations in the world in women's football, with their senior side finishing third in the FIFA Women's World Cup 2019 in France, the AIFF said

Sweden's Thomas Dennerby appointed head coach of Indian women's U-17 team ahead of upcoming World Cup
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Sweden's Thomas Dennerby appointed head coach of Indian women's U-17 team ahead of upcoming World Cup

Besides, Dennerby has also coached in the FIFA World Cup in China 2007, the 2009 European Championships for Women, and was involved with the Swedish FA for scouting and analytics

FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020 can 'galvanise' India following success of men's edition, feels global body official
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FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2020 can 'galvanise' India following success of men's edition, feels global body official

Earlier this year, FIFA President Gianni Infantino had announced India will host the tournament starting from 2 to 21 November next year. The decision came after India had successfully hosted the men's U-17 World Cup in 2017.

Bembem Devi says hosting FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020 will put Indian women’s football on global map
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Bembem Devi says hosting FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020 will put Indian women’s football on global map

Iconic woman footballer Bembem Devi feels India getting the hosting rights of the 2020 FIFA under-17 women's World Cup is nothing short of a revolution for her tribe in the country.

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Lack of excitement towards India's participation at event down to cultural, operational challenges
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AFC Asian Cup 2019: Lack of excitement towards India's participation at event down to cultural, operational challenges

India’s participation in the 2019 AFC Asian Cup should be the biggest highlight of the football calendar here, but there is little excitement towards it among the masses.

Pro Volleyball League: With no Bollywood stars and actors as owners, league to let sport and players be the 'heroes'
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Pro Volleyball League: With no Bollywood stars and actors as owners, league to let sport and players be the 'heroes'

When Pro Volleyball League, the newest entrant among sporting leagues, had its first press conference on Monday, the almost formulaic presence of cricket stars and Bollywood starlets was missing. In PVL, the sport will be the hero.

India will play in FIFA World Cup very soon, says sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore
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India will play in FIFA World Cup very soon, says sports minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore cited the beautiful game's rising popularity even as India skipper Sunil Chhetri recently pleaded the fans to throng the stadiums to watch the national team play in the Intercontinental Cup in Mumbai.

ISL side FC Pune City name Brazilian coach Marcos Paqueta as Ranko Popovic's replacement
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ISL side FC Pune City name Brazilian coach Marcos Paqueta as Ranko Popovic's replacement

Paqueta, who has close to 30 years of coaching experience across youth, club and age-group national teams, replaces Ranko Popovic, who stepped down on Wednesday

Intercontinental Cup: India is somewhere between 'sleeping giant and rising competitor', says New Zealand coach Fritz Schmid
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Intercontinental Cup: India is somewhere between 'sleeping giant and rising competitor', says New Zealand coach Fritz Schmid

"I appreciate the opportunity to play in the hero Intercontinental Cup as for countries like us it provides an excellent option to play against three potential strong opponents and have a look at players who will take us forward for the future," Fritz Schmid said.

AIFF keen on India hosting FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in 2020 after missing out on men's U-20 showpiece event
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AIFF keen on India hosting FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup in 2020 after missing out on men's U-20 showpiece event

Despite having their bid for the men’s FIFA U-20 World Cup in 2019 rejected by FIFA, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is keen on hosting another World Cup in the near future after last year’s successful FIFA U-17 World Cup.

India 'thinking' of placing a bid for hosting the 2023 AFC Asian Cup and Woman's World Cup: AIFF
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India 'thinking' of placing a bid for hosting the 2023 AFC Asian Cup and Woman's World Cup: AIFF

Pipped by Poland in the race to host the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup, India is "thinking" of placing a bid for hosting the 2023 AFC Asian Cup and a Woman's World Cup in the near future.

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says ministry is considering setting up world class football academy in Manipur
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Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore says ministry is considering setting up world class football academy in Manipur

Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore on Thursday said his ministry is actively considering setting up a world class football academy in Manipur in collaboration with the state government.

India U-17 goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem set to begin trial with Scottish side Motherwell FC
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India U-17 goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem set to begin trial with Scottish side Motherwell FC

FIFA U-17 World Cup find of the tournament for India Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem on Wednesday departed for his trials with Scottish Premiership team Motherwell Football Club