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Daily Archives: November 17, 2019

Igor Stimac declares Oman favourites in Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier

Igor Stimac. (Source: Twitter/@IndianFootball) Winless India will start as underdogs in the World Cup qualifying round match against Oman here on Tuesday, said head coach Igor Stimac, while ruing that his players were creating chances but not converting them. In search of their first win in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, the Blue Tigers take on Oman in the return ...

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Germany, Netherlands, Austria, Croatia qualify for Euro 2020

Germany advanced with a 4-0 win over Belarus. (Twitter/DFB_Team_EN) Germany, the Netherlands, Austria, and Croatia qualified for the 2020 European Championship on Saturday. For the Germans, it’s a record 13th straight time that they will appear at the tournament, continuing a run going back to 1972. The three-time champion advanced with a 4-0 win over Belarus on Saturday, with Toni ...

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Different score displayed during Brazil women’s football final to protest pay gap

Corinthians won the Paulista Women’s Championship. (Source: Corinthians Twitter) After recent research showed that women in Brazil earn 20% less than men for the same work, São Paulo’s Paulista Women’s Championship displayed a different score on the screens during the second leg title clash between Corinthians and Sao Paulo. When Corinthians took the lead five minutes into the first half, ...

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Striker Sam Kerr joins Women’s Super League leaders Chelsea

Sam Kerr, 26, is joining Chelsea and is set to start playing in the second half of the WSL season from January. (Twitter/@samkerr1) Women’s Super League leaders Chelsea have signed Australian striker Sam Kerr, one of the most prolific scorers in the game. Kerr has played for Perth Glory in Australia’s W-League and the Chicago Red Stars in the National ...

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Not afraid to field a new India side, says Igor Stimac after draw with Afghanistan

Igor Stimac. (Source: AIFF) India’s football coach Igor Stimac on Friday said he is “not afraid” to field a completely new team in the next FIFA World Cup Qualifying round match against Oman after the side played out a disappointing draw with lower-ranked Afghanistan. India drew 1-1 with Afghanistan in their World Cup Qualifying round match here on Thursday, the ...

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