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    U-17 World Cup: Favourites Ghana to clash with Niger in battle of African teams

    Mumbai, October 17: Two-time champions Ghana will start as favourites against a gutsy continental neighbours Niger in what promises to be an exciting round of 16 clash in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, here on Wednesday (October 18). Ghana have a pedigree in the age-group competition having won it in 1991 and 1995 and having reached four out of five finals in the 1990s in...

    • 2 hrs ago
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    FIFA U-17 WC: Jadon Sancho returns to Germany, Steve Cooper confirms

    New Delhi, Oct 17: Highly-rated England Under-17 attacking midfielder Jadon Sancho has returned to Borussia Dortmund after the German club called him back from the Under-17 World Cup. After protracted negotiations with the Football Association of England, Dortmund allowed the ex-Manchester City forward to play in the group phase in India. The youngster has been one of the best...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    FIFA U-17 WC: Rahul explains why he did not celebrate Jeakson's goal

    New Delhi, Oct 17: Jeakson Singh Thounaojam marked his names in the history books of Indian football when he scored India's first ever goal in any format of the World Cup against Colombia. India were trailing 1-0 to the South American giants when Jeakson scored a late goal to equalise only to see Colombia scoring in the next minute. In the closing minutes of the game,...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    FIFA U-17 World Cup: Tim Weah proud of beauty in his goals against Paraguay

    Imagine the pressure of signing for a huge club like Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) at the age of 17. Add to that, the expectations that comes when your father is a former Ballon d'Or winner and a celebrated footballer. For Tim Weah, such pressures have been part and parcel of life. However, Weah proved his credentials once again on Monday as his well-deserved...

    • 4 hrs ago
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    ISL move not for me, says Sanjeev Stalin

    Bengaluru, October 16: India Under-17 World Cup team's defender Sanjeev Stalin says he currently has no interest in signing for an Indian Super League (ISL) club and believes he still has a long way to go in his career. A media report suggested that a few members of the U-17 squad are eyeing a move to the cash-rich ISL instead of playing in the All India Football Federation's development team in...

    • 9 hrs ago
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    Fifa U-17 World Cup: Germany too hot for Colombia

    The goal put Arp second on the golden boot list, level on four goals with Japan's Keito Nakamura and one behind France's Amine Gouiri. New Delhi: Captain Jann-Fiete Arp's brace spearheaded Germany's overwhelming response to doubts created by an unconvincing league form, thumping Colombia 4-0 to advance to the Under-17 World Cup quarter-finals on Monday. Qualifying with a...

    • 15 hrs ago
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    FIFA U-17 World Cup: Tim Weah lives up to his famous surname, scores hattrick as USA thrash Paraguay 5-0

    Striker Tim Weah lived up to his famous surname with a spectacular hat-trick that enabled the United States of America rout Paraguay 5-0 in the pre quarter-final of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, here today. In a fast-paced encounter, the Americans put up their best performance of the tournament to make it to their sixth quarterfinals of the U-17...

    • 15 hrs ago

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