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FIFA U-17 WC: Goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh's family cheers for India's victory - The Hindu

Ahead of India-Colombia Group A clash of the FIFA U-17 World Cup at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Monday, Indian goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh's family was seen cheering for him. Talking to ANI, Dheeraj's mother expressed joy and said she is looking ...and more »

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Ghana eyes Colombia victory today - Graphic Online

A face-off befitting the tournament's stature will kick off the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India on Friday (October 6), as Ghana's pedigree meets Colombia's pomp in an unfamiliar territory at 11:30 am. Two-time champions Ghana are seeking to revive their ...and more »

Jeakson Singh creates history by scoring India's first ever goal in FIFA World Cup - The Indian Express

Jeakson Singh was called 'unnaturally tall' by former India U-17 coach Nicolai Adam felt for his height of nearly 6 feet at 14 years of age. 7.8K. Shares. Share. Written by Mihir Vasavda | New Delhi | Updated: October 10, 2017 1:10 pm. jeaskon singh ...and more »

India vs Colombia FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: First history then heartbreak for India - The Indian Express

ind vs col, india vs colombia, india vs colombia u17, fifa u17,. Luis Norton De Matos explained that the players' dreams came true when they scored and couldn't control their emotions which led to Colombia's second. (Source: AP). Related News. FIFA ...and more »

U-17 World Cup: India goes down fighting against Colombia - The Hindu

They worked up the pace and drummed up the spirit to challenge Colombia at every step but lacked the flair to finish. When they did manage, the Colombians hit back within a minute. A vociferous audience participated in India's endeavour to make a fight ...and more »

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Jeakson Thounaojam - The history-maker - Times of India

Jeakson Singh Thounaojam etched his name in the history books, becoming India's first World Cup goal scorer when he headed the equaliser against Colombia in their second FIFA Under1-7 World Cup match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi on ...and more »

India lost but Jeakson Singh created history - Times of India

Jeakson Thounaojam etched his name in the history books for India. The tall midfielder rose above time and space to head in India's equaliser against Colombia in the FIFA U-17 World Cup group stage match at the Capital. This was India's first goal in ...and more »

Jeakson Singh scores nation's first ever goal at a FIFA World Cup, but India lose 1-2 to Colombia - Economic Times

Commitment and bravery were the words that came to mind after watching Indian U-17 players fighting for the ball. They clearly lacked in skills, speed, coordination and physicality but were totally committed to the plans that coach Luis Norton de Matos ...and more »

U-17 World Cup: 'Team will give Colombia a run for their money', says India coach Matos - The Hindu

The shabby ambience that 'greeted' the faithful fans stood out sorely on an otherwise historic day at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Friday. “We are not ready to host big sporting events,” hissed an angry expatriate. He had flown from Canada to ...and more »

Colombia beat India 2-1: Match highlights, how India's first FIFA U-17 World Cup goal happened and more - The Indian Express

This match pretty much summed up what football is all about. If there was any person in the country who sat down and watched this as their first football match, that period between the 80th and the 84th minute is as typical of the game as it gets ...and more »