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Daily Archives: September 14, 2017

Nagaland to rename school after India’s first football captain

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Written by Samudra Gupta Kashyap | Published:September 15, 2017 2:26 am A physician by profession, Ao first played for Maharana Club in Guwahati. (Source: File) The Nagaland government on Thursday announced its decision to rename the Government High School at Changki in Mokokchung district after Dr Talimeren Ao, a legendary football player who had led independent India’s first football team ...

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Premier Futsal: Ryan Giggs keen to defend title with Mumbai Warriors

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By: PTI | Published:September 14, 2017 10:05 pm Ryan Giggs, part of the Mumbai team that won the inaugural Premier Futsal, is looking to defend the title. (Source: AP) Former Manchester United legend Ryan Giggs, part of the Mumbai team that won the inaugural Premier Futsal, is looking to defend the title when its second edition begins tomorrow. “Last year ...

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India drop 10 places in FIFA rankings, out of top 100 for first time since May 2017

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By: Express Web Desk | Published:September 14, 2017 5:09 pm This ends a nearly unprecedented four-month stay in the FIFA top 100. (Source: File) India have slipped out of the top 100 in FIFA rankings. In the latest rankings, India are ranked 107th, as opposed to 97 that they were before this. India have most recently played against teams that ...

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Syria to play Australia in Malaysia in first leg of Asian World Cup qualifier in October

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By: AP | Sydney | Published:September 14, 2017 11:47 am Syria secured third spot in Group A with a win in Tehran against already qualified Iran. (Source: AP) Football Federation Australia says it has received official confirmation that Syria will host the Socceroos in Malaysia in the first leg of the Asian World Cup qualifying playoff next month. As a ...

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Over ten lakh students across Maharashtra to play football on September 15

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By: PTI | Mumbai | Published:September 13, 2017 11:23 pm The minister said the government’s objective is to make students come out and play on the ground. Over ten lakh students across Maharashtra will play football on September 15 as the part of the “Maharashtra Mission-1- Million” initiative, state Sports Minister Vinod Tawde announced here today.“The initiative will be kicked ...

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