Colombian striker John Stiven Mendoza became the latest recruit of ISL franchise Chennayin FC as they announced their 28-member squad on Wednesday. Mendoza is a 22-year-old forward who represented Colombia at the 2009 U-17 World Cup in Nigeria and 2011 U-20 South American championship in Peru.
Goan boys Romeo Fernandes and Rowilson Rodrigues, who just read or heard about Zico are not only now witnessing the Brazilian legend in flesh and blood but are also soaking in the words of wisdom shared by Zico, the FC Goa team's marquee coach at the training.
Arsenal and Swedish legend Freddie Ljungberg, who will be plying his trade for ISL franchise Mumbai City FC, on Wednesday said he wanted to play in the new football league to inspire youngsters and help them.
Japan`s new coach Javier Aguirre called up Dortmund midfielder Shinji Kagawa on Wednesday for friendlies against Jamaica and Brazil this month, in his first international duty since leaving Manchester United.
Greenwood High School from Nagaland lifted the Under-14 boys trophy in the 55th Subroto Cup International Football Tournament, beating Government Model High School, Chandigarh 5-4 on penalties in the final at the Ambedkar Stadium here Tuesday.
European football greats Francesco Totti and Xavi Hernandez set Champions League records for oldest goalscorer and appearances on Tuesday but neither could cap that personal landmark with victory for their sides Roma and Barcelona respectively.