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After Lajong FC last week, Sporting Clube de Goa became the second club in back to back weeks to lodge an official complaint with AIFF. Like Lajong, Sporting’s complaint was not against the match official but against Mumbai FC coach Khalid Jamil. Jamil reportedly shouted obsenities at Sporting striker James Moga in Arabic language and tried to send him off by provoking him.
(Report from OHeraldO)
South Korean outfit Hallelujah FC concluded their Goa tour with a second victory over Archbishop’s Goa XI in as many matches. The second match played in Duler Stadium, Mapusa ended goal less after 90 minutes with the Korean edging the tie 7-6 in penalty shoot-out. Hallelujah FC’s tour of Goa was extremely well appreciated by the local crowd who turned up in numbers to watch them.
AIFF will be holding a U14 Football festival in Kalyani, West Bengal between January 31 and February 4.
Here is a nice article on upcoming midfielder Adil Khan who knocking on the doors of National Team.
IBNLive profiles Eagles FC, a club from Kerala who are looking to qualify for I-League this season.
Mumbai FC has signed Shahnawaz Bashir for rest of the I-League Season. The attacker from Jammu & Kashmir was impressive during last Santosh Trophy where he scored three goals in group matches and was adjudged man of the match in two matches. Bashir will look to help Mumbai FC stave of relegation. Click here to read more details about Bashir.
Trivandrum defeated Punjab Police, Jalandhar, by a solitary goal to enter the finals of All India Football Tournament for Bihar Cup at Moin-ul-Haque stadium here today. In a keenly-contested match, both teams were a bit defencive to start, with first half of the match ending without a goal being scored. However, in the second half KSEB players made all the right moves moves to dominate their opponents from Punjab, with mid-fielder Muhammad Rasi finding the target with his strong left foot from 20 yards to take his team to the next level. Tata Football Academy would play Army-XI Kolkata in the second semi-final match tomorrow. PTI AB AJK AMD SNK
FIFA.com has summed up the recent developments in Indian football. Curiously, they have used the term “Blue Tigers” in their article and not “Bhangra Boys”.