Football Current Affairs - 2019

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Australia, Qatar invited to 2020 Copa America

South America’s governing body of football CONMEBOL has invited Australia and Qatar to take part in 2020 COPA America. COPA 2020 will be co-hosted by Argentina and Colombia. The final of Copa 2020 will be played in one match and in one host city. Key Highlights The Copa America is contested between national teams from Read More…

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Services lift Santosh Trophy Football

The Services have lifted the Santosh Trophy, beating Punjab 1-nil in the final at Ludhiana. On their way to finals, Punjab had defeated Goa 2-1 and Services had defeated Karnataka 4-3 in the semis via a penalty shootout. Santosh Trophy Football The Santosh Trophy is a football knock-out competition contested by the regional state associations and Read More…

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ESPN India Multi-Sport Awards 2018

The ESPN Multi-Sport Awards recognised achievements across 11 categories, of which winners across 10 categories were selected by an independent 14-member jury. The Winners are: Sportsperson of the Year (Male) – Neeraj Chopra (Athletics) Sportsperson of the Year (Female) – P V Sindhu (Badminton) Comeback of the Year – Saina Nehwal (Badminton) Coach of the Read More…

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Businessline Changemaker Awards 2019

The winners of the Businessline Changemaker Award for 2019 are listed below: Changemaker Of The Year: Petitioners against Section 377. Changemaker Of The Year: GST Council. Iconic Changemaker: Bezwada Wilson (Safai Karmachari Andoloan). Social Transformation: The Kalinga Institute of Social Sciences. Digital Transformation: eNAM (Electronic National Agriculture Market). Young Changemaker: Anju Verma (promoting the education Read More…

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Croatia’s Luka Modric wins Men’s Ballon d’Or award 2018

Croatia’s midfielder Luca Modrich (33) has won prestigious honor of football, Ballon d’Or. He was rewarded for his key role in Croatia’s historic run to FIFA World Cup final (defeated by France) and his club Real Madrid’s third straight Champions League trophy. With this, he ended the tenure of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for Read More…

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India wins SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship by defeating Bangladesh

India won South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Under-15 Women’s Championship. In the final match held in Thimpu, Bhutan, India defeated Bangladesh by 1-0 score. Sunita Munda scored the goal that helped the Indian U-15 team clinch the title. Earlier in the semifinal, India defeated Nepal 2-1. SAFF U-15 Women’s Championship is association football tournament for Read More…

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India’s Sunil Chhetri becomes joint second highest international goal scorer

India’s talismanic football team captain Sunil Chhetri (33) became joint second highest international goal scorer among active players along with Argentine superstar footballer Lionel Messi. He achieved this feat after he scored his 64th goal in  match between India and Kenya in Intercontinental Cup summit clash in Mumbai, Maharashtra. In this match, Chhetri scored two goals. Read More…

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