FIFA ban African football head Ahmad for five years over corruption

Geneva, Nov 23 (UNI) FIFA’s Ethics Committee on Monday banned the president of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), Ahmad Ahmad, from football for five years and fined him nearly 220,000 dollar for a slew of corruption-related offenses while in the position.

Jhingan looking forward to first-ever Kolkata derby experience

Goa, Nov 23 (UNI) It's a surprising admission from someone who's one of the biggest names in Indian football right now.

"I've never had the chance to watch a Kolkata derby live at the stadium," Sandesh Jhingan said.

On Friday, J

'It has taken a lot of courage & determination to bring football back into our lives': Nita Ambani

Mumbai, Nov 20 (UNI) Nita Ambani, Founder Chairperson, Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), welcomed the resumption of major live sports action in India as the HeroIndian Super League kicks off in Goa today.

“I am proud to announce that ISL will b

Former India-International defender and Mohun Bagan veteran Satyajit Ghosh dies at 62

Kolkata, Nov 9 (UNI) Former India-International defender and Mohun Bagan veteran Satyajit Ghosh died on Monday following massive cardiac arrest at his Hooghly residence. He was 62 and is survived by his wife, daughter and son-in-law, the family sources said.

The defender,

14th Edition of Hero I-League to start on January 9 in an empty stadium in Kolkata

Kolkata, Nov 7 (UNI) The 14th edition of Hero I-League will kick-off on Saturday (January 9, 2021) in Kolkata. Eleven teams will need to enter the biosecure bubble fourteen days prior to their first match according to the schedule, which will be announced shortly, All India

Maradona taken to hospital in Argentina

BUENOS AIRES, Nov 3 (Xinhua) Diego Maradona was admitted to hospital because of an undisclosed health condition, just three days after celebrating his 60th birthday.

The former Boca Juniors, Barcelona and Napoli forward was taken to the Ipensa clinic in La Plata, n

Barca looks to confirm recovery away to Alaves

MADRID, Oct 31 (Xinhua) FC Barcelona looks to confirm its recovery following its 3-1 defeat at home to Real Madrid a week ago when it visits Alaves on Saturday evening.

Barca travels to the Basque Region after arguably its best performance of the season saw it win 2-0 a

Everton midfielder Allan earns Brazil recall

Rio de Janeiro, Oct 29 (Xinhua) Everton midfielder Allan has been added to Brazil's squad for World Cup qualifiers against Venezuela and Uruguay, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said.

The announcement on Wednesday came after Liverpool's Fabinho was ruled out of t

FIFA president Infantino tests positive for nCoV

Geneva, Oct 28 (UNI) FIFA president Gianni Infantino has tested positive for COVID-19, the global soccer's governing body said in a statement.

FIFA said Infantino has received confirmation of the test on Tuesday and reported mild symptoms.

He has imme

Current India U-16 team can qualify for FIFA U17 WC, says Vikram Partap

New Delhi, Oct 28 (UNI) Former India U-16 National Team captain Vikram Partap Singh believes that the current batch under head coach Bibiano Fernandes is better than his own batch that was 90 minutes away from direct qualification for the FIFA U-17 World Cup two years ago.
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