सामयिक विषय: Football

Jockey Club International Youth Invitation Football Tournament-2018

Question: Who amongst the given recently won the title of the Jockey Club International Youth Invitational Football Tournament held in Hong Kong?
(a) Hong-Kong U-17
(b) India U-17
(c) Singapore U-17
(d) Malaysia U-17
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • Jockey Club International Youth Invitation Football Tournament, organized by the Hong Kong Football Association (HKFA) concluded in Hong Kong (March 23-25, 2018)
  • Originally it was a U-17 tournament in which India had placed its U-16 football team.
  • India won the title of the tournament by defeating Hong Kong U-17 by 4-2 in the final.
  • The coach of the Indian U-16 football team is Bibiano Fernandes.

Reference:
http://www.xinhuanet.com/english/2018-03/25/c_137064242_2.htm
https://www.hkfa.com/news_details2/15750

Senior Women's National Football Championship

Senior Women National Football Championship- 2017-18

Question: Which of the following Teams has won the title of Senior Women National Football Championship, 2017-18 held in February, 2018?
(a) Tamil Nadu
(b) Manipur
(c) Punjab
(d) Railways
Answer: (a)
Related Facts:

  • 23rd Edition Senior Women National Football Championship, 2017-18 concluded in Odisha. (28 January-14 February, 2018)
  • 29 teams participated in this championship.
  • Final match concluded at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack (Odisha) On February 14th, 2018
  • The team of Tamil Nadu won the championship title for the first time by defeating Manipur’s team 2-1.
  • Indumathi Kathiresan (Tamil Nadu team) was chosen as the ‘Best Player of the Final and Tournament’.

Reference:
https://www.the-aiff.com/upcoming-fixtures.htm?tnmt_id=115
https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/sports/football/top-stories/tamil-nadu-win-maiden-senior-national-football-championship/articleshow/62920206.cms

FIFA Club World Cup UAE 2017

FIFA Club World Cup Football Competition, 2017

Question: Which one of the following clubs recently won the FIFA Club World Cup Football Tournament, 2017, which was concluded on December 16th, 2017?
(a) Gramio
(b) Real Madrid
(c) Al-Jazeera
(d) Auckland City
Answer: (b)
Related facts:

  • 14th edition of the FIFA Club World Cup concluded in United Arab Emirates from December 6-16, 2017.
  • Competition Results:
    Gold Medal: Real Madrid (1-0), Spain
    Silver Medal: Graeme, Brazil
    Bronze Medal: Pachuca, Mexico
  • Award Given-
    Adidas Godan Ball and Alibaba Cloud Trophy-Luca Modric (Real Madrid)
    Adidas Silver Ball – Cristiano Ronaldo (Real Madrid)
    Adidas Bronze Ball – Jonathan Eretvieskaya (Pacchuka)
    FIFA FAIR PLAY AWARDS – Real Madrid
  • This year, 7 clubs participated in the World Cup. They have been ranked: Real Madrid, Gramio, Pachuca, Al-Jazeera, Urva Red Diamonds, Vedad Casablanca and Auckland City respectively.

Reference:
http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/index.html
http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/awards/index.html
http://www.fifa.com/clubworldcup/news/y=2017/m=12/news=real-madrid-dominate-uae-2017-individual-awards-2925308.html

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