सामयिक विषय: Football

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

Mascot for FIFA Under 17 World Cup India 2017

FIFA U17 Football World Cup

Question: On October 28, 2017, who amongst the following awarded the Golden Boot award in the FIFA U-17 Football World Cup?
(a) Phil Foden
(b) Rhian Brewster
(c) Sergio Gomez
(d) Abel Ruiz
Answer: (b)
Related Facts:

  • FIFA U-17 Football World Cup-2017, held in India for the first time, concluded in Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata, after organizing various cities. (October 6-28, 2017)
  • 24 teams of 6 confederation participated in the world cup.
  • For the first time on October 28th, England won the title of world cup (gold medal) by defeating Spain 5-2 in match played in Salt lake stadium in Kolkata.
  • Brazil won bronze title by defeating Mali 2-0.
  • The Golden Ball award for Best Player was awarded to Phil Foden of England.
  • Silver Ball – Sergio Gomez (Spain)
  • Bronze Ball- Rhian Brewster (England)
  • England’s Rhian Brewster was awarded the ‘Golden Boot’ award (8 goals).
  • Silver Boot- Lassana Ndiaye (Mali)
  • Bronze Boot-Abel Ruiz (Spain)
  • Golden Glove Award was presented to Brazilian Gabriel Brazzo.
  • Brazil was awarded ‘FIFA Fair Play Award’.
  • England won the match consistently and the England team was unbeaten in the tournament.
  • Spain never won the title even after reaching the final 4 times.
  • Its England’s third title of the year.
  • Earlier, England has won the U-20 World Cup and U-19 European Championships in Korea.
  • England’s Brewster became the first footballer to have two hat-tricks in any World Cup.
  • England is the 9th team to win the U-17 World Cup.
  • This time in the world cup final match (score 5-2 ) was the highest score match.
  • Earlier, in the Ecuador World Cup-1995, Ghana defeated Brazil by 3-2.
  • Total 183 goals were made in this World Cup, which is the highest one in any U-17 world cup.
  • 13, 47,143 spectators have enjoyed the matches, which is also a new record.
  • Earlier, 13, 09,929 spectators had made a record presence in the 2011 Colombia World Cup.
  • The mascot of the FIFA U-17 World Cup was a leopard named ‘Kheleo’.

Reference:
http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/news/y=2017/m=10/news=england-make-history-as-football-takes-over-india-2918205.html
http://www.fifa.com/u17worldcup/matches/index.html
http://www.fifa.com/fifa-tournaments/statistics-and-records/u17worldcup/index.html
https://www.sportskeeda.com/football/fifa-u17-world-cup-india-2017-breaks-three-attendance-records-on-final-day
https://www.sportskeeda.com/football/fifa-u17-world-cup-5-players-who-made-a-name-for-themselves-at-the-tournament

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