INDIAN & INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL NEWS - MAY : 2014

Indonesian striker dies after a brutal tackle with opponent keeper

Indonesian striker dies after a brutal tackle with opponent keeper

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SAD SAD SAD News in Football. Akli Fairuz, the striker of Indonesia Premier League team Persiraja Banda Aceh died after a collision with opponent team PSAP Sigli Goalkeeper Agus Rahman in a match. He died after six days in the hospital with injury. The Match played on May 10 in Banda Aceh, on western Sumatra island, said Mahfudin Nigara from the Indonesian Football Association. Persiraja Banda Aceh and PSAP Sigli are in the Liga Indonesia Premier Division, the country's second division League.

As per the news of Dailymail.co.uk, A long shot from out side of PSAP box by a player of Persiraja deflected from Keeper Rahman's hand and the Persiraja Striker Akli Fairuz followed the ball and ran to get the ball meanwhile, the keeper of PSAP also came in advance to cleare the ball. During clearing the ball PSAP keeper kicked in Akil's chest and Akil was injured but he finally pushed the ball into the goal and scored. Referee disallow Akil's goal for offside.

The 27 years old Fairuz seemed to OK. He watched the rest of the match staying on the reserve bench. Later, however, Fairuz eventually began to feel sick and was rushed to a hospital, where he was diagnosed with severe internal injuries and bladder leakage. Emergency surgery could not save him, and fighting Six days he passed away on May 16,

Just 10 years ago, 5th December 2004 in India, Dempo Sc's Brazilian striker Christiano Junior died after a collision with Mohun Bagan keeper Subrata Pal in the Federation cup Final match at Bengaluru. He also scored both two winning goals for Dempo beofre his death.

Pune FC's young guns off to Munich

Pune FC's young guns off to Munich

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Five Pune FC youngsters took their first steps towards an experience of a lifetime setting off to Munich, Germany to represent India at the FC Bayern Youth Cup Under-16 Six-A-Side tournament.

Omkar More, Aniket Jadhav, Manoranjan Singh, Krishanu Santra and Sebastian Thangmuansang, all part of Peninsula Pune FC Academy's (PPFCA) residential youth setup headed out to Munich - the city of the German champions – late Sunday night from the capital city New Delhi.

This is the second instance of Pune FC players travelling to Munich in three years. The youngsters will follow suit of current Pune FC U19 player Rushabh Dhere and former U15 keeper Rohan Fasge who represented India via Pune FC at the same competition back in 2012.

All players were part of Pune FC's U16 squad which romped to victory in FC Bayern Youth Cup held in New Delhi earlier in February. During the competition, they were handpicked by the German powerhouse's scouts to be part of the team representing India in the Global FC Bayern Youth Cup, a grass root developmental programme.

Moreover, with five representations, Pune FC is the most represented club in India’s ten man squad for the competition.