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FIFA U-20 World Cup

FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2017

Question: Who won the title of U-20 FIFA World Cup, 2017?
(a) England
(b) Japan
(c) South Korea
(d) Spain
Ans :(a)
Related facts:-

  • FIFA U-20 World Cup, 2017 was held in South Korea from 20 May to 11 June 2017.
  • England won the championship defeating Venezuela 1-0.
  • Italy got the third place- and Uruguay stood fourth.
  • Below are the Key Highlights of the FIFA U 20 World Cup:
  • Golden boot-Riccardo Orsolini, Italy, 5 goals
  • Golden Ball – Dominic Solanke, UK
  • Golden Glove-Freddie Woodman, UK
  • Fair Play Award-Mexico.
  • The number of participating teams in the competition this year was -24.
  • The Ambassador of the NCT-DREAM was appointed the ambassador of the FIFA U-20 World Cup-2017.

Related links:-
http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=6/news=england-soar-as-history-makers-abound-in-korea-republic-2894526.html
http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/teams/index.html
http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/awards/index.html
http://www.fifa.com/u20worldcup/news/y=2017/m=2/news=nct-dream-appointed-fifa-u-20-world-cup-korea-republic-2017-loc-ambass-2867368.html

HERO Federation Cup 2017

Hero Federation Cup

Question- Who was the winner of the recently concluded Hero Federation Cup, 2017?
(a) Mohan Bagan
(b) Aizawl FC
(c) Bengaluru FC
(d) None of these
Ans: (c)
Related facts:-

  • The 38th edition of the Football Competition Federation Cup, 2017 organised by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and sponsored by Hero Moto Corp, was completed in May, 2017.
  • In the final match played in Cuttack on May 21, 2017, Bengaluru FC defeated Mohun Bagan Football Club by 2-0 and won the title for the second time.

Related Links: –
https://www.the-aiff.com/news-center-details.htm?id=8178
https://www.the-aiff.com/news-center-details.htm?id=8179

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

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