Sports

AIFF declares Sunil Chhetri player of the year

Mumbai : All India Football Federation (AIFF) named men's football team captain Sunil Chhetri as the 'AIFF Player of the Year' during an executive committee meeting here on Sunday.
The 33-year-old played his first match for India in the under-20 team in 2004 and went on to become the most capped player and all-time top goal scorer for the national team.
Chhetri helped India win the Nehru Cup thrice- 2007, 2009 and 2012. He also drove the team to victory in the SAFF Championship in 2011.
In women's category, 26-year-old Kamala Devi bagged the 2017 'AIFF Women Player of the Year.'
Devi was a part of the Indian team that won the SAFF Championships in 2010, 2012 and 2014. She was also awarded the 'Player of the Match' title in the final of the SAFF tournament, 2012.
While young talent Anirudh Thapa was given the title of 2017 AIFF Emerging Player of the Year in men's category, E Panthoi won the same award in the women's category. 

Messi eyes Champions League title

London : Newly-appointed Barcelona captain Lionel Messi is aiming to clinch the ongoing 2018-19 UEFA Champions League title for the club.The 31-year-o...

Pakistan will use UAE experience against India in Asia Cup: Sarfaraz Ahmed

Lahore : Pakistan skipper Sarfaraz Ahmed has said that his side would look to utilise their experience of playing in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) ag...

Ex-Indian captain Ajit Wadekar passes away

Mumbai: Former Indian Test skipper Ajit Wadekar, who led the national team to their first-ever series victories in England and the West Indies, breath...

Barcelona rule out Paul Pogba's move

Barcelona : Spanish giants Barcelona on Wednesday ruled out a potential move of Frenchman and Manchester United star midfielder Paul Pogba.According t...