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The Football Highlights in India, condition in the country

As far as football is concerned, it happens to be one of the most cherished and played sports in India. Some of the prominent areas where the game was cherished included West Bengal, Mizoram, Meghalaya, Assam, Goa, Tripura, Nagaland and more. When the football championships begin around the world, the craziness of football is one to witness in West Bengal. There are flags around and so much of craziness for the beginning. In small areas the lanes and all, the football highlights are shown in TV and much more.

Beginning of football in India

Initially, football was played around 1800s in India. The domestic league of India is referred to as I-League. It began in 2008 and then in 2013, the game was expanded to that of Indian Super League. About eight teams participated in the game with the aim to promote the potential of Indian football in the world.

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The Indian Football Team

The Indian football team is known as Blue Tigers. Occasionally, the team conducts the Santosh trophy, for the game between states and government institutions. As per the football highlights of FIFA ranking is concerned, India is ranked in the 96th position. Blue Tigers is being led by Sunil Chhetri while Stephen Constantine coaches them all. India also has U-17 team and an U-23 team. The national team is regarded as the feeder in terms of national team.

FIFA U-17 Cup

Recently, the FIFA U-17 World Cup was hosted in India and it was the first time that it hosted any FIFA event. 1,37,133 people had attended the event more than that of the China’s FIFA event. Due to such an increase in the football highlights, it is being estimated that India will be hosting the 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup. Also, it will be bidding for the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup.

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