Tag - Football

First player to get a place in national league from Assam

First player to get a place in national league from Assam, In a country where cricket dominates, football has staged a mini coup. There is a yawning gap between what the demi-god cricketers earn and what the football players get for sweating it out in the fields. Though cricket is almost like opium for the masses, but soccer is also gradually gaining popularity in India. Seventeen-year-old Moneshwar Boro who stays at Narengi in Guwahati had dreams in his eyes and prayers [...]

Boy from Assam to train in Germany

Assam boy Talent Chandan Boro selected for 6 year football coaching in Germany. Chandan Boro the son of a poor couple of Harisinga under Udalguri district has been selected to undergo a six year football training in Bittburg, Germany. Chandan Boro from Assam to train in Germany The nine year Chandan Boro, the student of class iv in Uttar Harisinga LP school took part in a selection camp with other five players in Kokrajhar SAI centre from Harisinga Football coaching centre on July 16 and his [...]

Let’s Football Is It The wake up call for the sleeping giants

I guess all of us have become accustomed with the above slogan thanks largely to Star Sport’s popular ad for the inaugural Indian Super League. I guess in a way it was successful in the sense that it managed tocapture the attention of the Indian audience to a large extent, making ISL the fourth best league in the world in terms of viewership and match attendance beating even the likes of Serie A and the French league amongst others. [...]