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FIFA mulls 'solutions' as coronavirus cloud looms over women's U-17 World Cup

The fate of the 2020 FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, scheduled to be hosted across five cities in India between November 2 and November 21, hangs in the balance following the global outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

"FIFA is currently monitoring the situation regarding COVID-19 in India in close collaboration with the Local Organising Committee (LOC), as well as other key stakeholders including the All India Football Federation (AIFF), Ministry of Sports and Youth Affairs and relevant authorities...

PK Banerjee by the numbers: 64 titles, 190 goals and a bit of fun against Pele

PK Banerjee, one of India's greatest ever footballers, died on Friday. His legendary career -- both as a player for club and country, as well as a coach -- is backed by incredible stats. Here are a few of the most remarkable numbers.


Banerjee is one of only three Indians to have scored in an Asian Games men's football final, opening the scoring for India during their 2-1 win against South Korea in Jakarta in 1962. Sahu Mewalal had scored for India in the 1951 final in New Delhi, where they beat...

'It's like losing your father' - PK Banerjee's proteges remember loving, inspirational coach

With the death of PK Banerjee -- Pradip da to colleagues and proteges that he ended up mentoring in a career that spanned half a century -- Indian football lost one of its greatest supporters, cheerleaders and innovators on Friday.

Footballers who played under him -- starting from Bata in Kolkata in 1969, through the Indian football team, Kolkata giants East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, right up to his last stint as technical director with Mohammedan Sporting in 2003 -- remember him most for his man-management...

'A legend and a pioneer' - Indian sporting world pays tribute to PK Banerjee

Pradip Kumar (PK) Banerjee, one of the greatest Indian footballers of all time, died in Kolkata on Friday following a prolonged illness. Here's how prominent sportspersons and organizations paid tributes to the former India captain.

Players, celebrities and journalists

Sunil Chhetri

Pradipda was one of the best man-managers: Bhaichung Bhutia

This is a massive loss for Indian football, because Pradipda [PK Banerjee] was obviously a great player, but also a great coach. What I will remember him the most for are so many great moments. I can't place exactly where and when I would have met him the first time, but I can definitely say that one of the best matches of my life [the 1997 Federation Cup semi-final] was played while he was coach.

Pradipda was just a great, happy person. Every time you met him, he was full of fun, joy and stories....