Friday, August 12

International

Real Madrid victorious
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Real Madrid victorious

By a Staff Reporter Agency - UEFA Champions League winner Real Madrid clinched the title of UEFA Super Cup. Real secured a 2-0 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt to kick off their season bagging a title. David Alaba and Karim Benzema scored apiece in Real's victory. Real took a lead through Alaba in the 37th minute. Alaba tapped into an empty net following Casemiro's header.   In the 65th minute, Benzema smashed the ball following Vinicius Jr's cross to double Real's lead. Previously, Vinicius's two attempts were blocked by Frankfurt's Goalkeeper Kevin Trapp and Defender Tuta.   With this win, Real Madrid has leveled the Super Cup title count with Barcelona and AC Milan. Three teams have won the Super Cup title 5 times each. While Barcelona has been runner-up 4 tim...
Samba scores 5 in 11 goals thriller
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Samba scores 5 in 11 goals thriller

By a Staff Reporter Nepali National Football Team star forward Sabitra Bhandari aka Samba scores 5 as Gokulam Kerela FC secures an empathic victory of 11-0 over Kerala United FC in the Kerala Women's League. Samba was involved in the 7 goals out of 11 that Gokulam scored in EMS Corporation Stadium. She scored 5 and assisted twice. She opened the account for Gokulam in the 3rd minute of the match. She scored her second goal in the 6th minute and completed her hattrick in the 27th minute of the match. Gokulam scored 6 past Kerala before going into the break and came back to add 5 more. Samba scored the first, third, fourth, fifth, and eighth goals. Likewise, Sandhiya scored a brace whereas captain Kashmina, Reshma, Vivian, and Harmilan scored apiece to give Gokulam an easy vict...
FPL 2022/23 Season – 10 Bargain Midfielders
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FPL 2022/23 Season – 10 Bargain Midfielders

There are firing midfielders like the Egyptian King Mohammed Salah and spurs goal machine Son. However, assembling a dream fantasy premier league comes with a price. Salah is valued at £13.0M, while Son is priced at £12.0M. Picking up a dram fantasy team within a £100M is a challenge as you may run out of the budget without even realizing it. The city midfield maestro Kevin De Buyne(12M), Chelsea's newly signed winger Raheem Sterling (10M), and Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes (10m) might be popular picks among the fantasy premier league managers, they all come with a price. While all these expensive players are likely to improve your change throughout the season, they will definitely take up a huge chunk of your budget. Here at HamroKhelkud.com, we pick 10 budget midfielders t...
Hosts India through the finals of SAFF U20 Championship
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Hosts India through the finals of SAFF U20 Championship

By a Staff Reporter India National U20 football team beats Maldives U20 to book its spot in the finals of SAFF U20 Championship. Gurkirat Singh scored in a dying hour at Kalinga Stadium to send hosts through to the finals.     India dominated Maldives throughout the match but failed to score time and again. India created numerous goal scoring chances but the host failed to utilize any.  However, Singh found the net in the 90th minute. Maldivian defenders failed to clear the ball in the box and Singh capitalized it. He smashed the ball in the top corner and gave the goalkeeper no chance to save. Parthiv Sundar Gongoi was sent off during the injury time. Nepali referee Prajwal Chhetri booked him with a yellow card after delaying the throw-in. Chhettri immediately booked Gong...
Nepal shares a spoil with Bangladesh
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Nepal shares a spoil with Bangladesh

By a Staff Reporter Nepal National U20 team shared a spoil against Bangladesh in an ongoing SAFF U20 Championship. The match ended with a 1-1 draw at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar.   The game turned out to be 10A side as players from the both teams were booked with a red card in the 51st minute of the match. Shahidul Islam of Bangladesh and Dipesh Gurung of Nepal were sent off the filed as they were involved in the clash. Dipesh was booked with direct red whereas Shaidul was sent off following a double yellow card. Meanwhile, Bangladesh's skipper Md Tanvir Hossain was booked with a yellow and Rohit Gurung of Nepal, who was in the dugout also got booked with a red card.   Bangladesh took an initial lead in the 63rd minute of the match. Md Piash Ahmmed Nova tapped in the ball ...
Nepal must face playoffs to compete in World Cup and Asian Cup qualifiers
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Nepal must face playoffs to compete in World Cup and Asian Cup qualifiers

By a Staff Reporter Nepal has to compete from the first stage of Asian Cup qualifiers for the 2026 FIFA World Cup. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) released the new qualifiers format for the World Cup 2026 and Asian Cup 2027 on Monday. As per the new format, Nepal have to start its campaign through the playoffs. The World Cup 2026 will jointly be held in America, Canada and Mexico in which 48 teams will vie to be crowned champions of the prestigious title. 8 teams from Asia will qualify for the World Cup. One team will have to face intercontinental play offs. 9 teams from Asia will play in the World Cup if a team qualifies through play-offs. Earlier, the four spots were given to Asia. According to the new format, the bottom teams should pass at least four rounds of qual...
Nepal aims to mark happy ending of round robin
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Nepal aims to mark happy ending of round robin

By a Staff Reporter Nepal National U20 Football team is set to face Bangladesh in its final round robin match of ongoing SAFF U20 Championship. Two teams will finalize their spot to the finals in a doubleheader today. In the first match of the day, Nepal will take on Bangladesh at 4:15 PM NST whereas India will compete against Maldives at 7:15 PM NST in Kalinga Stadium at Bhumaneswar. Nepal's journey to the finals have been complicated following a 8-0 defeat against defending champions India. Nepal still holds the probability to qualify for the finals if luck favors them. Nepal, who maintained clean sheets in the first two games performed below par in its third outing against India. Nepal needs to beat Bangladesh by a 5 goal margin to assure a spot in the final. The resu...
India’s empathic victory over Nepal
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India’s empathic victory over Nepal

By a Staff Reporter India U20 National team trashed Nepal U20 National team scoring more than half a dozen goals in ongoing SAFF U20 Champions in Kalinga Stadium at Bhubaneswar. With the 8-0 win, defending champions and hosts India reaches a step closer to the finals. India went into the break with a goal and came back to add seven more. Gurkirat Singh,  Himanshu Jangra, Tankadhar Bag and Shubho Paul scored apiece whereas Parthib Sundar Gongai and Taison Singh scored a brace to give India an easy victory.   India took the lead in the 33rd minute of the match. Taison Singh headed the ball home to give the hosts a lead. Nepal's goalie Ishwor Gurung failed to grab the cross of Maheson Singh Tongbram and punched the ball straight in front of Taison which he netted easil...
Sri Lanka, Maldives share spoils
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Sri Lanka, Maldives share spoils

By a Staff Reporter Sri Lanka and Maldives added its first point in the ongoing SAFF U20 Championship. The first match of the day concluded with a 1-1 draw. Sri Lanka bagged its first point in its last match of the championship in Kalinga Stadium at Bhubaneswar. On the other hand, Maldives earned its first point from three matches. Maldives took the initial lead but failed to hold the lead. Following a tie, both Sri Lanka and Maldives found its way out to the championship. Maldives will play against India in its final round robin match. Even if Maldives defeats India, it will not be able to qualify for the finals.  Favorite rivals Nepal and India are set to face each other in the second match of the day. Nepal aims to book its spot in the final by defeating India...
Nepal aims to book spot in finals defeating India
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Nepal aims to book spot in finals defeating India

By a Staff Reporter Two times champion Nepal will take on defending champions and host India in ongoing SAFF U20 championship in Bhubaneswar today. The match will kick off at 7:15 PM NST in Kalinga Stadium. Nepal, India and Bangladesh are chasing for the spot in finals. Nepal, who had its dream start of the tournament, aims to book its spot in the finals with a game in hand defeating the home side India.   On the other hand, India's door to the final will be closed if Nepal seals the victory this afternoon. Else if both the teams share a point today, Nepal must defeat Bangladesh in its final round robin match to step in the finals. Furthermore, if India defeats Nepal it will qualify to the finals and the match between Nepal and Bangladesh will decide another team to...
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