Friday, September 25, 2020

Santosh Trophy Kerala register win, Mizoram, Punjab in goalless draw

Bambolim (Goa), March 15 Kerala rode Joby Justin's hat-trick to beat Railways 4-2 in their opening Group B match of the Santosh Trophy national football championship here on Wednesday.

U-17 World Cup final venue may be decided on March 27

New Delhi, March 15 The venue for the final of the U-17 World Cup is likely to be decided once the final round of FIFA inspection starting March 22 is complete, sources close to the Local Organising Committee (LOC) said.

Juventus advance to Champions quarters with win over Porto

Turin, March 15 Paulo Dybala's first-half penalty was enough for Juventus as the Italian football champions shut out Portuguese club Porto 1-0 to complete a 3-0 win on aggregate in their Champions League pre-quarterfinal tie here.

Bayern Munich chairman says Kimmich will be Lahm’s successor

Munich, March 15 Bayern Munich chairman Karlheinz Rummingge has said that Joshua Kimmich, a reported transfer target of Manchester City, will be Philipp Lahm's successor as the Bavarian football club's right-back, although he has not earned any minutes so far this season.

Leicester oust Sevilla from Champions League

Leicester (England), March 15 English football champions Leicester City defeated Sevilla 2-0 in the second leg of their Champions League round-of-16 tie to move into the quarter-finals on an aggregate score of 3-2 here.

Former captain Pauleta shows confidence in PSG’s comeback

Paris, March 15 Former Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) captain Pauleta has called fans to stick together with the capital football club, and expressed his confidence in their comeback following their humiliating 1-6 loss to FC Barcelona in the UEFA Champions League.

Babul Supriyo is U-17 World Cup organising panel vice-president

Kolkata, March 15 Singer turned Union minister Babul Supriyo has been appointed Vice President of the 2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup organising committee, All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel revealed on Wednesday.

Chile recall midfielder Valdivia for World Cup qualifiers

Santiago, March 15 Veteran midfielder Jorge Valdivia has been recalled to Chile's football squad for this month's 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Argentina and Venezuela.

Convicted for murder, Bruno ‘happy’ to return to football

Rio de Janeiro, March 15 Convicted murderer Bruno Fernandes de Souza, who has signed a contract with Brazilian Serie B club Boa Esporte, insisted that he is not worried about what other people say after being allowed to return to football.

Bengaluru FC beat Mohun Bagan in AFC Cup tie

Bengaluru, March 14 An inspired Bengaluru FC claimed a convincing 2-1 win over Mohun Bagan to begin their AFC Cup campaign with a bang at the Kanteerava Stadium here on Tuesday.