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Daily Archives: September 8, 2019

Played against Oman like it was my last match, says Ashique Kuruniyan


Ashique Kuruniyan returned from injury to be named in Igor Stimac’s India XI for the first time in India’s World Cup qualifier against Oman on Thursday (Twitter/Ashique Kuruniyan) Returning from a long injury lay-off, midfielder Ashique Kuruniyan says “I played like it was the last game of my life” during India’s 1-2 defeat against Oman in their FIFA World Cup ...

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Watch: Portugal rekindle Euro 2020 hopes with 4-2 win in Serbia


Portugal’s Bernardo Silva celebrates scoring their fourth goal with Cristiano Ronaldo and Joao Moutinho. (Source; vetembaste) European champions Portugal got their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign back on track with goals from William Carvalho, Goncalo Guedes, Cristiano Ronaldo and Bernardo Silva helping them to a pulsating 4-2 Group B victory in Serbia on Saturday. The victory lifted the Portuguese to second ...

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Qatar strongest in our group, but nothing to fear: Igor Stimac


Igor Stimac hints four to five changes in the match against Qatar (File photo) Indian football coach Igor Stimac on Saturday said that his team has nothing to fear in its second World Cup qualifier against Asian champions Qatar despite coming off a painful 1-2 defeat in the campaign opener at home. India let in two late goals — in ...

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Andorra anthem played before Albania match, organizers apologize to Armenia


An Albania fan at the European Championship qualifying match between France and Albania on Saturday (vetembaste Photo) In an embarrassing mix-up, the wrong national anthem was played for Albania before it faced France in a European Championship qualifier on Saturday. Players looked bemused as they realized it was the wrong anthem – Andorra’s, according to UEFA’s website – with camera ...

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