FIFA U-17 World Cup

Iraq beat Chile 4-0 to notch up maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup win

Iraq beat Chile 4-0 to notch up maiden FIFA U-17 World Cup win

Dawood struck in the sixth and 68th minutes in the Group F match and led a one-man attack superbly as a historic pre- quarterfinal berth beckons the Lions of Mesopotamia in their second U-17 World Cup appearance.

Oct 11, 2017, 22:47 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Honduras record emphatic 5-0 win over New Caledonia

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Honduras record emphatic 5-0 win over New Caledonia

Carlos Mejia (25th and 42nd) and Patrick Palacios (51st and 88th) struck twice each while Joshua Canales scored the other goal in the 27th minute in the Group E match.

Oct 11, 2017, 22:43 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran stun Germany 4-0, enter knock-out round

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Iran stun Germany 4-0, enter knock-out round

Iran, who controlled the proceedings throughout the Group C match, scored through Younes Delfi (6th and 42th), Allahyar Sayyad (49th) and Vahid Namdari (75th) at the Nehru Stadium here.

Oct 10, 2017, 23:07 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Spain thrash Niger 4-0, bounce back in style

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Spain thrash Niger 4-0, bounce back in style

The reigning European champions suffered a 2-1 defeat at the hands of South American giants Brazil in their opening encounter last Saturday, but recovered swiftly to open their account in the tournament.

Oct 10, 2017, 23:02 PM IST
I was jumping when Jeakson Singh scored the goal, says Sunil Chhetri

I was jumping when Jeakson Singh scored the goal, says Sunil Chhetri

A day after Jeakson Singh scored the epic goal -- first by an Indian, Chhetri, who is getting ready for the AFC CUP qualifier against macau could not stop raving about it.

Oct 10, 2017, 22:44 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil beat 'defensive' North Korea 2-0, book knock-out berth

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Brazil beat 'defensive' North Korea 2-0, book knock-out berth

North Korea, who lost their opening match to Niger 0-1, played majority part of the Group D match in their own half often placing all the 10 outfield players behind the ball as their opponents were the overwhelming favourites to win the game.

Oct 10, 2017, 22:40 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: We believe we can win against Ghana, says Jeakson Singh

FIFA U-17 World Cup: We believe we can win against Ghana, says Jeakson Singh

A victory over Ghana on Thursday night will be required for the hosts to continue their U-17 World Cup adventure.

Oct 10, 2017, 17:42 PM IST
It was a case of bad luck, proud of Jeakson Singh, says India U-17 football captain Amarjit Singh

It was a case of bad luck, proud of Jeakson Singh, says India U-17 football captain Amarjit Singh

India came agonisingly close to securing their first ever draw, if not a win, in a FIFA tournament when Jeakson Singh Thanoujam's bullet header found the back of the net against Colombia in their second group game of the ongoing U-17 World Cup.

Oct 10, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: We lost focus in happiness of scoring, says India coach

FIFA U-17 World Cup: We lost focus in happiness of scoring, says India coach

India scored in the 80th minute. Midfielder Jeakson Singh had entered history books. India had its first footballer to score in a FIFA World Cup. It almost sent the boys in dreamland, without realising the Colombians had re-started and then, in a flash, restored their lead. Juan Penaloza scored again, his second, and a match-winner at that.

Oct 10, 2017, 00:02 AM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: USA beat Ghana 1-0, through to Round of 16

FIFA U-17 World Cup: USA beat Ghana 1-0, through to Round of 16

Coach John Hackworth's 63rd minute substitution proved to be a masterstroke as the 17-year-old forward found the back of the net off a Christopher Goslin pass to put his team in front at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Oct 09, 2017, 23:01 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Namit Deshpande becomes first NRI to start for India

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Namit Deshpande becomes first NRI to start for India

Deshpande achieved the feat when he was included in the Indian starting line for the FIFA U-17 World Cup match against Colombia at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Oct 09, 2017, 22:56 PM IST
Meet Jeakson Singh - India's first ever goal-scorer in a FIFA World Cup

Meet Jeakson Singh - India's first ever goal-scorer in a FIFA World Cup

Jeakson's header, which will make even John Terry proud, brought India level at 1-1, but Colombian striker Juan Penaloza scored his second goal soon after re-start to seal the match at 2-1.

Oct 09, 2017, 22:37 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: India win hearts in 1-2 defeat to Colombia

FIFA U-17 World Cup: India win hearts in 1-2 defeat to Colombia

Jeakson Singh Thounaojam got his name into history books as the first footballer from India to score a goal in a FIFA World Cup. His header got India back on level terms in the 80th minute, but Colombia restored their lead in a flash in the 82nd through their hero of the match Juan Penaloza.

Oct 09, 2017, 22:02 PM IST
FIFA U-17 WC, IND vs COL–As it happened...

FIFA U-17 WC, IND vs COL–As it happened...

Both India and Colombia missed out on opening their account with a win in the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup. Therefore, both will desperately be aiming to bag those crucial three points to stay afloat in the tournament. 

Oct 09, 2017, 18:17 PM IST
October 9, 2017: News at a glance

October 9, 2017: News at a glance

Here's a look at the top happenings of October 09, 2017

1. GST breather for common man, more items likely to get cheaper

Oct 09, 2017, 09:42 AM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup, India vs Colombia: Live streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue, squads

FIFA U-17 World Cup, India vs Colombia: Live streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue, squads

The Amarjit Kiyam-led outfit is expected to produce an improved performance in their second Group A fixture in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Oct 08, 2017, 22:31 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Star-studded England face Chile in opening game

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Star-studded England face Chile in opening game

The Group F is a tough group with all the four teams, including two-time champions Mexico and Iraq, who open later in the evening, having the potential to make it to the last 16 round.

Oct 07, 2017, 23:18 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Two-time champions Mexico face Asian champions Iraq

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Two-time champions Mexico face Asian champions Iraq

Since the 2005 edition in Peru, Mexico have been one of the most consistent sides of the tournament having won the title twice in a gap of six years, finishing runners-up in UAE in 2013 and being the semifinalists in Chile in the last edition.

Oct 07, 2017, 23:13 PM IST
October 7, 2017: All you need to know

October 7, 2017: All you need to know

In poll-bound Gujarat, PM Modi says new India will be made on tech revolution

Oct 07, 2017, 21:39 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: India failed to cause problems for opponents, says Luis Norton De Matos

FIFA U-17 World Cup: India failed to cause problems for opponents, says Luis Norton De Matos

A clumsy first-half challenge within the penalty box from defender Jitendra Singh and US skipper Josh Sargent captivating on the opportunity sent home the penalty to take the tourists 1-0 up. Andrew Carleton and Chris Durkin struck in the second half of the game as the match ended 3-0 in favour of USA.

Oct 07, 2017, 16:43 PM IST