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August 4, 2016

Mohun Bagan signs Daniel Anthony Seaborne

Kolkata, Aug 4: Mohun Bagan has roped in English central defender Daniel Anthony Seaborne for the 2016-17 season, the city soccer giants announced here on Thursday.The 29-year-old, also called Danny Seaborne, will arrive in Kolkata on Friday from Glasgow, where he was playing for Patrick Thistle FC in the Scottish Premier League for the past two seasons. Seaborne comes with a wealth of experience having also turned out in the English Championship and League One. Having started his career at Exeter City FC, he has played…

FC Goa unveils new owner Mody, head coach Zico

Panaji, Aug 4: ISL club FC Goa on Thursday formally unveiled textile and casino tycoon Jaydev Mody as its new promoter, while also announcing Brazilian football legend Zico as the team's head coach.Mody, who operates three offshore casinos and owns several hotels in Goa, said that he was committed to developing football in the state, known for its passion for football. "We want to provide a platform for that footballing talent to thrive upon. The club has already laid a great foundation in the previous years and…

Could be at at FC Goa for more than a year: Zico

Panaji, Aug 4: Brazilian football legend Zico on Thursday hinted, that he could be associated with Indian Super League (ISL) outfit FC Goa for more than the contracted one year stint and also rooted for a longer ISL season which he said would benefit Indian football."I have signed for one year for this season, but we have a verbal agreement that I will come for two years to see this vision through," said Zico, on whose watch FC Goa reached the semi-finals and the finals in the first two ISL seasons. Speaking to…

Man United manager Mourinho silent on Pogba speculation

Manchester, Aug 4: Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has expressed his desire to sign at least one more player ahead of the upcoming season, and has called for the deal to be done by next Friday.Mourinho also spoke about Paul Pogba and said that he is not yet prepared to discuss if the star France midfielder is the player in question. United played out a goalless draw against Everton in veteran forward Wayne Rooney's testimonial at Old Trafford on Wednesday and they will now take on Leicester City this…

Nita Ambani becomes first Indian woman IOC member

Rio de Janeiro, Aug 4: Reliance foundation chairperson Nita Ambani was on Thursday elected as an individual member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), making her the first Indian woman to be part of the world body.Ambani, who is the only individual member from India, will be at the world body until she attains the age of 70, IOC announced. After being nominated in June 2016 by the IOC Executive Board, she was elected by IOC members in Rio de Janeiro on Thursday at the 129th IOC session. The independent…
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