Agree in principle with AIFF plan for team: Sports secretary

New Delhi, Aug 25 Sports secretary Injeti Srinivas today said they agree "in principle" with All India Football Federation's ambitious plan to develop the U-17 team for future sporting events,...

Aug 25, 2017 7:56 PM | Newsscroll

Goel says they will request PM to come for WC opening ceremony

New Delhi, Aug 25 Sports Minister Vijay Goel today said they would try that Prime Minister Narendra Modi attends the opening ceremony of the U-17 FIFA World Cup, indicating that plans to have the...

Aug 25, 2017 5:47 PM | Newsscroll

FIFA to run crisis-hit Cameroon federation

Yaounde, Aug 24 FIFA has appointed a committee to run crisis-hit Cameroonian football as doubts grow over the country's ability to host the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations.Cameroon is struggling to...

Aug 24, 2017 11:13 PM | Newsscroll

India held 1-1 by St Kitts & Nevis but win tri-nation tourney

By Nikhil BapatMumbai, Aug 24 A profligate India conceded a late goal to be held to a 1-1 draw by lower-ranked St Kitts and Nevis but it was enough for the home side to clinch the Tri- Nation...

Aug 24, 2017 10:45 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar sending ambassador back to Iran, ignoring Arab demands

Dubai, Aug 24 Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran today and promised to send its ambassador back to Tehran a move counter to the demands of Arab nations trying to isolate Doha as part...

Aug 24, 2017 9:13 PM | Newsscroll

Qatar restores diplomatic ties to Iran amid regional crisis

Dubai, Aug 24 Qatar restored full diplomatic relations with Iran early today, disregarding the demands of Arab nations now locked in a regional dispute with the energy-rich country that it lessen...

Aug 24, 2017 12:48 PM | Newsscroll

Revamped D Y Patil Stadium set to host FIFA U-17 World Cup

Navi Mumbai, Aug 23 A revamped D Y Patil Stadium here, with all newly fitted chairs and fabric roof, is set to host the upcoming FIFA U-17 World Cup.Navi Mumbai and Delhi will jointly host the first...

Aug 23, 2017 9:49 PM | Newsscroll

FIFA chief will be our state guest, says CM after logo launch

(Eds: Updating with fresh inputs and quotes)Kolkata, Aug 23 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today launched the host city logo of Kolkata, the venue for the final of FIFA U-17 World Cup...

Aug 23, 2017 9:22 PM | Newsscroll

AIFF Technical Committee proposes development plan for Indian football

New Delhi [India], Aug 23 : All India Football Federation's Technical Committee, under the Chairmanship of Shyam Thapa, recently met in Bengaluru to discuss the development plan for Indian...

Aug 22, 2017 8:16 PM | Newsscroll

Mamata launches Kolkata logo for U-17 World Cup

Kolkata, Aug 23 West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today launched the host city Logo of Kolkata, the venue for the final of FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017.The logo, a representation of the state's...

Aug 23, 2017 6:54 PM | Newsscroll