Colts end on a losing note as black starlets qualify

NEW DELHI, Oct 12:Luis Norton de Matos made four changes to the side that had put up a valiant fight against Colombia in the last match. Namit Deshpande, Abhijit Sarkar, Rahim Ali and Ninthoinganba Meetei made way for Jitendra Singh, Nongdamba Naorem, Suresh Wangjam and Aniket Jadav. This meant they lined up in the 4-3-3 […]

There is something about Boris Thangjam – U17 World Cup

Mihir Vasavda India might have gone down in the first two games, but the team has produced some memorable passages of play. India’s performance in the Under-17 World Cup so far has been a combination of shrewd tactical display and occasional flashes of individual brilliance. Throughout their preparatory phase, the Indian players and coaches have […]

India U-17 Football Captain Amarjit Singh Kiyam’s story begins in Manipur at 3 am

A couple of days ago, during the team’s final days of preparation, India’s Portuguese coach Luis Norton de Matos did a snap poll among the team members to pick the captain. Amarjit won. In May this year, Amarjit Singh Kiyam, a promising midfielder with the India Under-17 World Cup provisional squad, returned from the team’s […]