सामयिक विषय: Football

EFL cup 2017

EFL Cup/Football League Cup -2017

Question: Which of the following team is the winner of EFL Cup- 2017, formerly known as the Football League Cup?
(a) Southampton
(b) Manchester United
(c) Liverpool
(d) Georgia Bulldogs
Ans: (b)
Related Fact :

  • The Final of English Football League (EFL) Cup-2017 formerly known as the Football League Cup Tournament was held at Wembley Stadium London on 26th February, 2017.
  • Winner- Manchester United (3-2)
  • Runner Up- Southampton
  • This was Manchester United’s fifth title.
  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic was awarded the Alan Hardaker Trophy for his performance.

Reference:
http://cup.efl.com/fixtures-results/fixtures-list/
http://cup.efl.com/news/article/2016-17/efl-cup-final-zlatan-ibrahimovic-manchester-uniteds-hero-3596134.aspx
https://www.facebook.com/EFLCup/photos/a.211358515664642.57218.110296602437501/1079475678852917/?type=3&theater
http://www.bbc.com/sport/football/39018813

2016 SAFF Women's Championship

SAFF Women’s Championship

Question: Which of the following country won the 2016 SAFF Women’s Championship?
(a) Maldives
(b) Afghanistan
(c) Pakistan
(d) India
Ans (d)
Related facts:

  • The 2016 SAFF Women’s Championship was the fourth edition of the SAFF Women’s Championship, the biennial international women’s football championship contested by the national teams of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF).
  • The tournament began in India from 26 December 2016 and held upto 4 January 2017.
  • This was the first time India had hosted the SAFF Women’s Championship.
  • The participating teams (7) are India (host), Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka.
  • Competition Results:
  • Winner: India (3-1)
  • Runner Up:Bangladesh
  • Sabitra Bhandari of Nepal is top goal scorer in the tournament (12).
  • This was India’s fourth consecutive SAFF Championship title.
  • The tournament saw no participation from Pakistan.

Reference:
http://www.womenssoccerunited.com/saff-womens-championship-2016/
http://www.goal.com/en-india/news/136/india/2017/01/04/31150322/saff-womens-championship-2016-india-3-1-bangladesh-india-make-it-
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2016_SAFF_Women’s_Championship

Milan win Supercoppa Italiana

Italian Supercup-2016

Question: Who won the recently held Italian Supercup-2016?
(a) Juventus FC
(b) AC Milan
(c) Roma FC
(d) Toreno
Ans: (b)
Related facts:

  • The 2016 Supercoppa Italiana was the 29th edition of the Supercoppa Italiana, Italian football supercup.
  • It was played on 23 December 2016 at Jassim Bin Hamad Stadium in Doha, Qatar.
  • Winner: AC Milan
  • Runners Up: Juventus FC
  • It is the first title of Ac Milan since 2011.

Reference:
https://www.theguardian.com/football/2016/dec/23/milan-juventus-supercoppa-italiana-match-report
http://theworldgame.sbs.com.au/article/2016/12/24/milan-claim-supercoppa-italiana-after-shootout

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