newsfootball20 hours ago

ISL 2018 | Bengaluru FC hoping to take secure top spot in first ever ISL match in Odisha

Albert Roca has asserted that his Bengaluru FC side will not take their foot off the pedal and will be on top of their game against Jamshedpur tomorrow. Roca issued a rallying cry ahead of the match calling the match at the Kalinga Stadium, in Odisha, as a possible dress rehearsal of the semifinal.
Press Release
newsfootballa day ago

ISL 2018 | FC Goa looking for win to keep semi final hopes alive

Goa will travel to Pune to take on FC Pune City at the Balewadi stadium and both sides will want to keep hopes of qualification to the next round of the competition alive. Sergio Lobera’s men, who are winless in 5 matches, will have to win the next three games in order to qualify for the playoffs.
Press Release
newsfootballa day ago

Kerala men’s and Chhattisgarh women’s team lift National Inclusion Cup

The Kerala men’s team and the Chhattisgarh Women’s team today emerged victorious as champions of the 2018 National Inclusion Cup in Mumbai. Kerala beat Vidarbha 8-3, while Chhattisgarh took the top honours in a closely fought encounter beating Uttarakhand edging out the latter by a score of 5-3.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Bengaluru FC winger Edu Garcia completes transfer to Chinese side Zhejiang Lucheng

Spanish winger Edu Garcia enabled Bengaluru FC to become the first Indian team to gain a fee from a transfer deal as he left for Chinese side Zhejiang Lǜchéng for an undisclosed price. Garcia will team up with Spanish coach Sergi Barjuan for the club that plays at the Yellow Dragon Sports Center.
Press Release
newsfootball2 days ago

FIFA planning to merge U-17 & U-19 tournaments to form 48-team youth cup

FIFA are considering the possibility of abolishing the U-17 & U-19 youth World Cup tournaments in order to pave the way for a huge 48-team grand event soon. The England youth teams emerged winners in both the youth Cups last year but if all goes as planned things will be different in the future.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 days ago

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore hints at establishing a world-class football academy in Manipur

Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore has stated that the sports ministry is contemplating setting up a world-class football academy in Manipur in collaboration with the state government. Manipur has been the football factory of India with multiple players from the state making to the national team.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 days ago

Rahul Bheke signs three-year contract with Bengaluru FC

27-year-old defender Rahul Bheke has extended his contract with Bengaluru FC till 2021 after his continuing impressive display in the ISL so far. The Mumbai-born defender, who was picked up by the Blues back in July, has shown massive signs of improvement and has been awarded accordingly.
Press Release
newsfootball3 days ago

ISL 2017-18 | Bengaluru FC’s Edu Garcia to switch clubs for China’s Zhejiang Lǜchéng

China’s Zhejiang Lǜchéng is in advanced talks with Bengaluru F.C over the possible transfer of Edu Garcia to the Chinese side before the February 28 transfer deadline. BFC would become the first Indian club to be paid by a foreign club for a player’s transfer if he leaves for the Chinese club.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball4 days ago

FC Goa take on Delhi Dynamos as they struggle to return to winning ways

FC Goa will face bottom-placed Delhi Dynamos on Wednesday with an eye to break their winless streak from the last four games as they hustle to finish in the top four. The last time the Gaurs faced Delhi, the lob-sided match ended 5-1 to Goa that had helped them reach the top of the table.
Press Release
newsfootball4 days ago

Cuttack and Kochi shortlisted as possible venues for inaugural Super Cup

AIFF has shortlisted Cuttack and Kochi as possible venues for the inaugural Super Cup involving the top teams from both ISL and I-League with the knockouts scheduled to start on March 31. AIFF has decided to ditch Goa as a venue option to give other stadiums a chance to host a tournament.
SportsCafe Desk