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Footballing legend P. Narasimha, who played for India
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Footballing legend P. Narasimha, who played for India

July 1, 2018

By V. Shourabh Another footballing legend from Mysuru is P. Narasimha. He is renowned for his fearless and powerful heading abilities. His journey has been a bumpy ride as an injury to his knee curtailed his fairytale ride. He has represented Indian Football team and has participated in VI President’s Cup Football Tournament which was…

How Mysuru is helping India chase FIFA World Cup Dream
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How Mysuru is helping India chase FIFA World Cup Dream

July 1, 2018

By V. Shourabh With FIFA World Cup 2018 entering Knockout Stage, the intensity of competition has risen manifold. It has even captured the attention of Mysuru which is making gradual and steady strides towards footballing. The city has 40 Football Clubs under Mysore District Football Association (MDFA). In this nation where cricket is celebrated as…

Football Inter-continental Cup: India beat Kenya
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Football Inter-continental Cup: India beat Kenya

June 11, 2018

Mumbai: Inspirational Indian captain Sunil Chhetri scored a brace to put himself on par with Lionel Messi and lead the home side to Inter-continental Cup title triumph with a 2-0 win over Kenya in the summit clash here on Sunday. Playing in his 102nd international match, Chhetri struck in the eighth and 29th minutes to…

Football: Facile win for Railwaymen
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Football: Facile win for Railwaymen

April 21, 2018

South Western Railway South FC yesterday registered a well earned 3-1 win over Mysore Police FC in the MDFA ‘A’ Division Football League 2017-18 for the Achutharao Memorial Trophy played at the University Grounds here. Results: South Western Railway South FC: 3 (Mohith 3, Jishnu 41, Denwar 51) bt Mysore Police FC: 1 (Nirikshith 17).

Santosh Trophy: Kerala beat Bengal to win sixth title
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Santosh Trophy: Kerala beat Bengal to win sixth title

April 2, 2018

Kerala beat defending champions Bengal 4-2 in the tie-breaker after the final ended 2-2 in extra time to win the 72nd edition of the Santosh Trophy Football Tournament at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan (VYBK) here yesterday. M.S. Jithin scored in the 19th minute for Kerala while Jiten Murmu drew level for Bengal in the…

Winners of VTU Mysuru Zone Football
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Winners of VTU Mysuru Zone Football

March 22, 2018

The men’s football team of National Institute of Engineering (NIE), Mysuru, won the VTU Inter-Collegiate Mysuru Zone Football Championship (2018-19) organised by PESCE, Mandya, recently. Seen are (from left – sitting) P.M. Jishnu, V. Nirikshith (Captain), Shankaranarayana, PED, Dr. Gopalakrishne Urs, Principal in-Charge, R. Kavya, Asst. PED, Nishan Jayanth (Vice-Captain) and Tasheer Hussain Bijapur; (standing)…

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