STI News – 20.02.2017

HERO I-LEAGUE 2016-17 

Aizawl, Feb 20: Hosts Aizawl FC scored a 1-0 win over East Bengal FC in a tenth round Hero I – League encounter at the Rajiv Gandhi stadium here on Monday.

Monday’s win is Aizawl FC’s first win over Kingfisher East Bengal FC in the Hero I-League history.

After today’s match, the Aizawl FC has 20 points from 10 matches while the Kolkata based side has 21 points from same number of matches.

Final Score: Aizawl FC – 1 (Laldanmawia Ralte 57′) beat Kingfisher East Bengal FC – 0

Hero of the Match – 

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STI News – 19.02.2017

Hero I-LEAGUE 2016-17

Goa, Jan 19: Visitors Minerva Punjab scored a 5-4 victory over Churchill Brothers in a high scoring tenth round Hero I – League encounter at theTilak Maidan here on Sunday.

After today’s match, first timers Minerva Punjab FC has 10 points from 10 games, while Churchill Brothers has six points from equal number of matches.

Minerva Punjab FC – 5 (David Ngaite 4′, Simranjeet Singh 22′, Souvik Das 31′, Loveday Enyinnaya 69′, Kareem Omolaja Nurain P’ 87′) beat Churchill Brothers SC – 4 (Chesterpoul Lyngdoh 7′, Adil Khan 18′, Ansumana Kromah 41′, P’ 76′)

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Chennai, Jan 19: Hosts Chennai City were handed a 1-4 defeat by Shillong Lajong in the tenth round Hero I – League encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday.

After today’s match, first timers Shillong Lajong FC has 16 points from 10 games, while Chennai City FC has eight points from same number of matches.

Shillong Lajong FC – 4 (Fabio Henrique 38′, Isaac Vanmalsawma 65′, Bipin Singh 77′, Aser Dipanda 79′) beat Chennai City FC – 1 (Haroon Fakhruddin Amiri 89′)

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STI News – 18.02.2017

Hero I-LEAGUE 2016-17

  • Mohun Bagan AC – 3 (Balwant Singh 42′, 44′, Katsumi Yusa P’ 89′) beat DSK Shivajians FC – 1 (Milan Singh 33′)
  • Mumbai FC – 0 draw Bengaluru FC – 0
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STI News – 16.02.2017

HERO I-LEAGUE 2016-17 

Chennai, Feb 15: Hosts Chennai City played out a 1-1 draw against Churchill Brothers in a ninth round Hero I – League encounter at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Wednesday.

After today’s match, the Churchill Brothers have six points from nine games, while Chennai City have eight points from same number of matches.

Final Score: Churchill Brothers SC – 1 (Brandon Fernandes 63′) draw Chennai City FC – 1 (Charles De Souza 65′)

Hero of the Match – Brandon Fernandes

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STI News – 16.02.2017

HERO I-LEAGUE 2016-17 

Aizawl, Feb 15: Defending champions Bengaluru FC were held to a 1-1 draw by hosts Aizawl FC in a ninth round Hero I – League match at the Rajiv Gandhi stadium here on Wednesday.

After today’s match, the Aizawl FC has 17 points from nine games while Bengaluru FC has 12 points from eight matches.

Final Score: Aizawl FC – 1 (Brandon Vanlalremdika 40′) draw Bengaluru FC – 1 (Sunil Chhetri 45′)

Hero of the Match – 

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Siliguri, Feb 15: Shillong Lajong earned a point against Kingfisher East Bengal, as both sides played out a 1-1 draw in a ninth round Hero I – League encounter at the Kanchanjangha Stadium here on Wednesday

After today’s match, the Kolkata based side has 21 points from nine games, while Shillong Lajong has 13 points from as many matches.

Final Score: Kingfisher East Bengal – 1 (Willis Plaza 45′) draw Shillong Lajong – 1 (Samuel Lalmuanpuia 20′)

Hero of the Match – 

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Ludhiana, Feb 15: Hosts Minerva Punjab played out a goalless draw against DSK Shivajians in a ninth round Hero I – League encounter at the Guru Nanak Stadium here on Wednesday

After today’s match, the Minerva Punjab has six points from nine games while DSK Shivajians has eight points from same number of matches.

Final Score: Minerva Punjab – 0 draw DSK Shivajians – 0

Hero of the Match – 

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Mumbai, Feb 15: Hosts Mumbai FC held Mohun Bagan to a goalless draw in a ninth round Hero I – League encounter at the Cooperage Football Stadium here on Wednesday.

After today’s match, the Mohun Bagan have 18 points from eight games, while Mumbai FC has seven points from nine matches.

Final Score: Churchill Brothers SC – 1 (Brandon Fernandes 63′) draw Chennai City FC – 1 (Charles De Souza 65′)

Hero of the Match – 

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KEB thrash Minerva Punjab

Ludhiana, Jan 30: Kingfisher East Bengal beat hosts Minerva Punjab FC 5-0 in a fifth round Hero I – League encounter at the Guru Nanak Stadium here on Sunday.

Striker Wedson Anselme, who scored hatrick put the Kolkata based club ahead in the 9th minute. In the 40th minute Willis Plaza scored the second goal for Reds and Golds, to leave the hosts trailing by two goals to nil at interval. In the second half, the Haitian striker scored his second goal in the 64th minute. India international Robin Singh scored in the next minute. Two minutes later Wedson scored his third goal of the match to make it 5-0 for the visitors

With this win, the Kingfisher East Bengal has 13 points at the end of fifth round run at 2017 Hero I-League

Final Score: Kingfisher East Bengal – 5 (Wedson Anselme 9′, 64′, 67′, Willis Plaza 40′, Robin Singh 65′) beat Minerva Punjab FC – 0

Hero of the Match – Wedson Anselme

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Indian Sports History – 29 January

On 29 January in 1970 – Double Trap Shooter, Colonel Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore (AVSM) was born at Jaisalmer, Rajasthan.

He is the first sportsperson of independent India to win an individual Silver medal at Olympics. On August 17, 2004 Major Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore won the silver medal in Men’s Double Trap at 2004 Athens Olympics.

He became the second Indian after Dr Karni Singh (in 1962) to win a medal at World Shooting Championship, when he won a Bronze at the World Championship in 2003.

He won Gold Medal at the 2004 Sydney and 2006 Cairo World Shooting Championships.

He won the Team and individual Gold Medals with a games record (192/200) at the 2002 Manchester Commonwealth Games.

At the 2006 Melbourne Commonwealth Games, Rathore won the Gold and Silver Medals in the individual and Team event respectively.

He won Asian Clay Target Gold Medal for four successive years from 2003 to 2006.

At the 2006 Doha Asian Games 2006, he won the Individual Bronze Medal.

In 2005, he received Padma Shri (fourth highest Civilian Honour of India).

In 2004-2005, he was conferred India’s highest Sporting Honour, the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna.

In 2003-2004 – Arjuna Award (second highest Sporting Honour of India)

He also received the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) military award for exceptional service, presented by the President of India on behalf of the Government of India.

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On 29 January 2006 – Irfan Pathan took hatrick in the third Test match against Pakistan at Karachi.

Pathan became only the second Indian in the history of the Test matches to bag a hat-trick.

He dismissed Salman Butt, Younis Khan and Mohammad Yousuf off successive deliveries in the first over of the match. In the process he became the only bowler to take a Test hat-trick in the first over of the match.

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On 29 January 1991 – Kynan Darius Chenai was born in Hyderabad, India.

He represented India in the Trap Shooting event at 2016 Rio Olympics.

His father Darius Chenai is also a former National Shooting Champion in Shotgun Trap Shooting event.

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Indian Sports History:- 26 January – Laxmirani Majhi

On 26 January 1989 – Indian Recurve archer Laxmirani Majhi was born in Bagula, Ghatshila, Jharkhand.

The Indian women’s recurve team, consisting of Laxmirani Majhi, Bombayala Devi Laishram and Deepika Kumari, finished 7th in the ranking round at the 2016 Rio Olympics.

She also competed in the individual recurve event and the 2015 World Archery Championships – She also finished 4th in the Individual Event, losing out on the Bronze Medal. Team recurve event where she won the silver medal at the 2015 World Archery Championships in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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