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The captain of the 1990 World Cup winners will undertake his first ever tour of India, during which he will participate in a number of fan and media activities.

Nairobi: Kenya football head coach Sebastian Migne turned on his team’s fans following with their 1-0 win over Malawi in an international friendly here. Midfielder Francis Kahata netted the all-important goal in the 77th minute of a cagey encounter at a sparsely filled Moi International Sports Centre on Tuesday. Speaking after the game, the former Congo …

Sinsheim (Germany): The German national team took advantage of Peru’s defensive errors to win a match that started with a great goal by Peru’s Luis Advincula, in a friendly played here. The match on Sunday was only the second time Germany and Peru have met in 48 years, the first time was in the 1970 World …

Nizhny Novgorod (Russia): A hat-trick from Harry Kane helped England thrash Panama 6-1 in the FIFA 2018 World Cup Group G game here on Sunday. The match against Panama marked England’s biggest win ever at the World Cup finals, which secured a last 16 place for the Three Lions while Harry Kane, the captain of England …

Kaliningrad (Russia): Croatia went to the top of Group D in the FIFA World Cup following their 2-0 easy victory over Nigeria at the Kaliningrad Stadium here on Saturday. Veteran striker Mario Mandzukic played his part in both the goals from Croatia, who now have three points. The other teams in the group, Argentina and Iceland, …

Mumbai: Skipper Sunil Chhetri continued his superb form, striking a brace as India thrashed Kenya 2-0 to clinch the Intercontinental Cup at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Sunday. Chhetri, who scored in the eighth and 29th minutes to hand India a convincing victory, also equalled Argentina’s Lionel Messi’s tally of 64 international goals, making him …

Mumbai: Moses Dyer’s late goal helped New Zealand edge past India 2-1 in an Intercontinental Cup match at the Mumbai Football Arena here on Thursday. India skipper Sunil Chhetri opened the scoring in the 46th minute through a fantastic goal, his seventh consecutive in home games but the hosts failed to keep the lead and …