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Under-17 World Cup

‘Indian football lags by a long way’

Each country has its own way of playing football, India should acknowledge and build on that.

30 Oct 2017 6:09 AM

‘Improved England not favourites’

England beat Brazil 3-1 in the semis while Spain conquered Mali by a similar scoreline.

28 Oct 2017 1:34 AM

Brazil look for consolation win

Striker Lassana N’Diaye’s six goals keep him in the mix for the Golden Boot, just behind Brewster.

28 Oct 2017 1:33 AM

FIFA Under-17 World Cup: History beckons Spain, England

The teen-aged players’ ability to rise to the magnitude of the occasion in front of a raucous Kolkata crowd might also play a part.

28 Oct 2017 1:32 AM

Bengal’s goal: World Cup football sweets kick off

Felu Modak is also planning out a ‘Memento Sandesh’, which will be like the football championship trophy.

10 Oct 2017 2:11 AM


Fifa U-17 World Cup: Jeakson Thounaojam heads into history

India were in with a chance as long they maintained their concentration and shape.

10 Oct 2017 2:06 AM

Paraguay sail into last-16

The African champions’ striker Ndiaye who scored against Paraguay was off colour in the first half.

10 Oct 2017 12:23 AM

Little Canaries have knockouts berth in sights

Barcelona academy player Abel Ruiz is also key but the striker needs to step up his performance. Spain’s major concern is defence.

10 Oct 2017 12:22 AM

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Samba magic sinks Spain

Spain got the opener through an own goal by Brazilian fullback Wesley but Brazil overcame the initial jitters to kick-start their campaign in style.

08 Oct 2017 2:28 AM

Under-17 World Cup: Age cheats under scanner on global stage

With the absence of Nigeria, and with three-time winners Brazil weakened, the tournament is regarded as open and unpredictable.

05 Oct 2017 5:00 AM


Adam saga: AIFF has not learnt from history

Akhramov a year later restored Vijayan to the team but lost his temper after disastrous outings in World Cup qualifiers in Qatar in 1996.

04 Feb 2017 2:39 AM