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U-17 World Cup: Our defence starts with our forwards: Brazil goalkeeper Brazao
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Brazil goalkeeper Gabriel Brazao on Friday said their team's defence starts with their forwards and it is their dexterity in tracking back that has so far helped the three-time champions leak just one goal in four matches.

Friday, October 20, 2017 9:40:07 PM

Telugu Titans, Bengal Warriors play draw in PKL
Pune, Oct 20 (IANS) Telugu Titans and Bengal Warriors played out an exciting 37-37 draw in the fifth Pro Kabaddi League (PKL) here on Friday.

Friday, October 20, 2017 9:40:04 PM

U-17 WC: Man City's Jesus among the players to have wished Brazil for campaign
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus is one of the few Brazilian senior team players who have wished the U-17 team luck for their campaign in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, goalkeeper Gabriel Brazao said ahead of their crunch quarter-final game on Sunday.

Friday, October 20, 2017 8:42:05 PM

U-17 World Cup: Ghana eye revenge against Mali (Preview)
Guwahati, Oct 20 (IANS) Ghana will be out to settle scores when they meet west African rivals Mal in the quarter-finals of the FIFA U-17 World Cup here on Saturday.

Friday, October 20, 2017 6:28:05 PM

Strong US challenge for England in quarter-final (Preview)
Panaji, Oct 20 (IANS) England will know all too well that they will have to put their best foot forward and sweep aside the frailties of the last game when they take on a powerful United States side in the FIFA Under-17 World Cup quarter-final here on Saturday.

Friday, October 20, 2017 5:28:07 PM

FC Goa defeat Deportiva Minera in pre-season friendly
La Manga (Spain), Oct 20 (IANS) Indian Super League (ISL) franchise FC Goa registered their first win of the pre-season friendly tour with a clinical 3-0 victory over Spanish Tercera Division side Deportiva Minera.

Friday, October 20, 2017 3:28:03 PM

U-17 World Cup: Brazil-Germany tie most anticipated
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) The big-ticket Brazil-Germany FIFA U-17 World Cup quarter-final to be played here on Sunday has sent the football crazy city into a tizzy prompting the Local Organising Committee (LOC) to bill this clash as "one of the most eagerly anticipated matches of the tournament".

Friday, October 20, 2017 2:02:03 PM

Playing as a team our trait: Brazil U-17 midfielder Alan
Kolkata, Oct 20 (IANS) A day after Germany coach Christian Wueck had said that they will focus on their quarter-final opponents as a team and not individual players, Brazil midfielder Alan echoed the sentiment.

Friday, October 20, 2017 1:18:03 PM

Huge Kolkata crowd won't put pressure on us: Germany U-17 coach
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) Germany Under-17 football team coach Christian Wueck on Thursday said playing in front of an expected full house at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan will not pressurise them, rather it will be a "pleasure" to play in that atmosphere.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:36:04 PM

U-17 teams easier to manage, says German FA Vice President
Kolkata, Oct 19 (IANS) German Football Association (DFB) Vice President Hans-Dieter Drewitz on Thursday said it is easier to manage U-17 teams during major tournaments than the U-20 lot due to club commitments and the players turning professional.

Thursday, October 19, 2017 8:14:04 PM

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