A closer look inside India’s Super League

This was clearly an exciting year for the Indian world of football

Earlier this year, India’s national football team was included in FIFA’s top 100, for the first time in the last 20 years and this is a pretty big deal.

However, the good news keeps on coming for India’s top athletes, considering the India is experimenting victory after victory.

Recently, the state hosted the Under-17 World Cup, occasion through which the world of football has also celebrated the first time India has ever organized and hosted a FIFA sports event.

Meanwhile, the fourth edition of the Indian Super League is right around the corner

Clearly, this was a very busy year for the national team, but this year’s ISL edition is even more special because is the first edition when India’s football team steps out as an organization officially recognized by the Asian Football Confederation.

This year’s edition consists of 10 football teams and the entire tournament will last for four months.

India’s Super League officially starts this evening and ends in March

According to First Post, the semi-final stage is scheduled from the second week of March 2018 with the final to be held on 17 March 2018 in Kolkata.

 

PV Sindhu, crushed out of China’s Open Super Series

The badminton legend was defeated by China’s newest and most powerful “weapon” Gao Fangje.

Besides the fact that she won with the 11-21, 10-21 score, the youngest badminton champion from China has also managed to completely eliminate her Indian rival from the China Open Super Series.

That being said, the last hope of India to qualify for the finals.

Even though the victory has been assessed by Fangje, no one can ever contest the fact that the badminton match maybe in the history of this sport.

During the first game, Gao Fangjie won seven consecutive points, before completing the set with a 21-11 victory.

Meanwhile, during the second game, Sindhu tried to get it together, but her rival was determined to win this and managed to score other five consecutive points.

Although PV Sindhu struggled to make a comeback during the second set, the Chinese’s quick movements and incredible reflexes were too much to handle for the Indian.

Currently, Fangje is BWF’s No.89, while her opponent is No.2

Sindhu’s countrymen who were also part of the tournament until last week, HS Prannoy and Saina Nehwal were also eliminated after losing their second-round matches on Thursday.