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Daily Archives: October 13, 2019

I-League, ISL clubs and AIFF to meet AFC officials in Kuala Lumpur on Monday

I-League clubs have protested and asked for the introduction of promotion and relegation to allow them take part in the ISL. (Representational Image) A roadmap of the country’s domestic football structure will be discussed in a meeting of the I-League and Indian Super League clubs with the officials of the AIFF and the Asian Football Confederation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia ...

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FIFA WCQ: ‘India vs Bangladesh a 50-50 contest in front of a boisterous Kolkata’

Indian Super League franchise ATK had signed Mamunul in 2014 but did not play any match. (Facebook) Bangladesh’ veteran midfielder Mamunul Islam is happy to be back in Kolkata, a city where he has plied his trade in the Indian Super League.  The former ATK member, who likes to call the “City of Joy” his second home, is expecting a ...

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Benched by Chelsea, Christian Pulisic captains US against Cuba; Weston Mckennie scores record hat-trick

Christian Pulisic runs with the ball as Cuba’s Aricheell Hernandez chases him during the second half of a CONCACAF Nations League soccer match (Source: AP) Christian Pulisic captained the U.S. team for Friday night’s CONCACAF Nations League opener against Cuba as coach Gregg Berhalter showed his confidence in the 21-year-old midfielder who’s mostly been riding the bench lately for Chelsea. ...

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UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier: Norway ends Spain’s perfect record; Italy book spot

Joshua King celebrates after converting his penalty. (Source: vetembaste) Sergio Ramos was seconds away from celebrating his record for most appearances for Spain with a victory that would have ensured his country a spot at next year’s European Championship. But Norway’s last-gasp push for an equalizer paid off in their evenly fought qualifier on Saturday which finished 1-1. That ended ...

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Sunil Chhetri: How shifting to a ‘vegan diet’ helped the Indian captain improve his game

Sunil Chhetri seems to have been able to crack the riddle and turn the clock opposite. (Indian Football) You might be surprised at the number of sportstars chosing to go vegan for better health. Elite athletes like Venus Williams, Lewis Hamilton and Virat Kohli have chosen to ditch dairy, meat, and eggs. Some of the world’s best footballers have also ...

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