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Indian football team qualifies for 2018 AFC U-16 Championships

Indian football team on Friday qualified for the AFC U-16 Championship to be held next year in Malaysia after finishing second in their group qualifying round played in Kathmandu.

PTI | Sep 29, 2017 09:20 PM

FIFA Under 17 World Cup: Germany to arrive in Goa ahead of tourney

Germany will be the first team to arrive in Goa on Saturday for the FIFA U-17 World Cup to be held in six venues across the country from October 6 to 28.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 29, 2017 02:02 PM

Under 17 FIFA World Cup: Brenner's double strike helps Brazil beat New Zealand 2-1 in practice game

South American soccer giants Brazil one of the top contenders for the Under-17 World Cup started their preparations for the upcoming tourney on a winning note after they defeated New Zealand 2-1 in a...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 29, 2017 10:14 AM

FIFA U-17 World Cup | India coach Luis Norton de Matos: 'We can give strong teams a run for their money'

India's U-17 coach Luis Norton de Matos has issued a warning before the world cup begins. He said that his team can put strong teams under pressure on their day.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 28, 2017 05:30 PM

UEFA Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo's brace in 150th European game helps Real Madrid beat Borussia Dortmund

Cristiano Ronaldo could not have asked for a better script in his 150th European game as the star striker netted two goals in Real Madrid's 3-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in their Champions League...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 27, 2017 03:07 PM

Subroto Cup Under-17 Final: Jharkhand's St Columbus Collegiate school beat Army Boys Company 2-1 to lift title

The St. Columbus Collegiate School from Jharkhand lifted the coveted Subroto Cup trophy after defeating Army Boys Company 2-1 in the Under-17 Junior Boys final at the floodlit Dr Ambedkar Stadium in...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 27, 2017 08:25 AM

FIFA U-17 World Cup, Group matches: Schedule, timings, venues

India shall be hosting the 17th edition of the FIFA Under 17 World Cup. The tournament featuring the sixteen best teams in the under 19 categories of the world shall kick off from October 6th.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 25, 2017 02:51 PM

SAFF U-18 Championship 2017: Lalawmpuia's double strike help India thrash Bhutan 3-0

Lalawmpuia scored twice whereas Ashish Rai hit the net once in injury time as India outplayed Bhutan 3-0 in the SAFF U-18 Championship. This was India's first win in the tournament after they lost...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 23, 2017 09:11 AM

Neymar, Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi shortlisted for FIFA Best Player of the Year award

Brazilian striker Neymar is locked in a close race with soccer superstars Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi for the coveted FIFA Men's Player Award. The former Barcelona striker who moved to French...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 23, 2017 08:36 AM

In Bangus valley near LoC, thousands turned Kashmir into Madrid

The remote Bangus valley of Kashmir near LoC turned into a mini Madrid when thousands of people gathered to witness the final match of the "Bangus Valley Soccer tournament” on Monday.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 20, 2017 10:49 PM

La Liga: Lionel Messi scores four goals in Barcelona's 6-1 routing of Eibar

Lionel Messi continued his rich goal scoring form in the La Liga as he found the back of the net on four ocassions in Barcelona's 6-1 routing of Eibar on Tuesday.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 20, 2017 08:51 AM

Champions League: Cristiano Ronaldo's brace helps Real Madrid begin title defence with 3-0 win over APOEL Nicosia

Portugal's star striker Cristiano Ronaldo put up a stellar performance on his return to top flight football by scoring twice for title holders Real Madrid in their Champions League opener against...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 14, 2017 11:24 AM

Cristiano Ronaldo 'delighted' to continue at Real Madrid - President

Real Madrid President Florentino Perez said that although Cristiano Ronaldo loves to stay at Real Madrid despite facing allegations of tax evasion in Spain.

News Nation Bureau | Sep 08, 2017 06:52 PM

FIFA 2018 World Cup Qualifiers: Argentina's draw, Chile's loss puts South American powerhouses' qualification in jeopardy

Argentina and Chile's chance for qualifying for the 2018 World Cup received a massive jolt after the South American heavyweights did not deliver the expected results in their qualifying campaign to...

News Nation Bureau | Sep 06, 2017 11:58 AM

2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualifier: Balwant Singh's double strike helps India defeat Macau 2-0, inch closer to qualification

India defeated Macau 2-0 in their Asian Cup qualifier at the Olympic Complex at Macau on Tuesday. The win helped the 'Blue Tigers' inch closer to a qualification in Asia's premier football tournament....

News Nation Bureau | Sep 05, 2017 07:22 PM