Sahal made an immediate impact in his debut match against Curacao in the King's Cup in June and within four months, he has become the mid-field pivot of the Indian football team.
Sahar Khodayari, dubbed "blue girl" because of the colours of the team she supported, Esteghlal FC, was reportedly detained when she tried to enter a stadium dressed as a man to watch them last year.
After India hosted the U17 World Cup for Men's in 2017, it is set to host the U17 Women's World Cup in 2020 and Bhuvaneshwar has been confirmed as one of provisional venues for the tournament.
The 29-year-old Khodayari earlier faced charges of 'appearing in public without a hijab' when she attempted to enter the stadium 'dressed as a man' in March.
Zhang, 27, becomes the first Chinese among the 24 board members of the ECA which represents 246 clubs, elected on a four-year mandate until 2023.
Even without a talismanic Sunil Chhetri, who couldn’t turn out for this clash due to a viral infection, goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu led from the front.
Harry Kane scored his second England hat-trick and also set up Raheem Sterling's strike as Southgate's side cemented their position on top of Group A.
India let in two late goals -- in the 82nd and 90th minute -- after taking an early lead against Oman in Guwahati on Thursday to begin their campaign on a losing note.
Following the ban imposed in December 2018, the club was restricted from participating in the Administrator's Cup for the next three years.
India’s opening 2022 World Cup qualifier may have produced the exact same result as their opening 2018 World Cup qualifier — 1-2 at home to Oman.
Meanwhile, the Italian league's disciplinary judge said he needs more evidence before deciding if Cagliari should be punished for the racist chants.
The Professional Footballers' Association met with Twitter, Facebook and Instagram after many of its members staged a 24-hour social media boycott in April as part a campaign called "Enough."
India are all set to take on Oman here for their first encounter of the qualifying campaign for the FIFA World Cup, Qatar 2022 and the AFC Asian Cup, China 2023.
Regarding the national camp, Samad said it was tough and competitive with all the players looking to impress the coach.
A combination of religious factors, societal taboo as well as the political situation in the country has stopped the women’s game from making a name for itself.