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Bengaluru FC Sign Spanish Midfielder Dimas Delgado

Strengthening their squad ahead of the 2017-18 season, Bengaluru FC have completed the signing of experienced Spanish midfielder Dimas Delgado, the club announced on Tuesday. The 34-year-old Catalan joins the Blues after skippering Western Sydney Wanderers in the Australian A-League and the AFC Champions League.

The midfielder becomes the fourth foreign signing for Blues this season and joins fellow countryman Juanan Gonzalez, along with John Johnson and recently signed Erik Paartalu in the side.

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Group leaders Canada, Costa Rica battle in Tuesday CONCACAF Gold Cup clash

Canada is looking to build on their momentum when they face Costa Rica in their second match of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup in Houston, TX, USA. The two sides are first and second in Group A after the opening match, with Canada atop the group by virtue of their 4:2 victory over French Guiana and Costa Rica second with their 1:0 win over Honduras.

The Canada-Costa Rica 11 July match kicks off at 18.30 local, with a live broadcast on TSN 1, 3, 4 and 5 and RDS (19.30 ET / 16.30 PT).

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Panama hold USA in CONCACAF Gold Cup opener

The U.S. Men's National Team used Dom Dwyer's first-time effort in the 50th minute to earn a 1-1 draw with Panama in front of a Tennesse-state record crowd of 47,622 in its opening match of the 2017 CONCACAF Gold Cup. The USA moves on to its second Group B encounter where it will face Martinique on Wednesday, July 12 at Raymond James Stadium in Tampa, Fla. (9 p.m. ET on FS1, UniMas and UDN).

Despite hot and humid mid-day conditions in the Music City, the U.S. collected numerous first-half chances from Kelyn Rowe, Kellyn Acosta and Dwyer, but went into halftime locked 0-0 with Los Canaleros.

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FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 draw throws up intriguing ties

The Official Draw for the FIFA U-17 World Cup, which will be played in six venues across India between 6 and 28 October 2017, took place on Friday in Mumbai.

The draw revealed that hosts India will take on USA in their opening match of the competition in New Delhi. Group A also includes Colombia and Ghana, who will also clash as part of the first day's action.

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Canada off to strong start with 4-2 win in CONCACAF Gold Cup opener

Canada scored four goals to kick off the 2017 CONCACAF Gup in a big 4:2 victory over French Guiana. Man of the match Alphonso Davies scored a pair including the winner as Canada Soccer opened the confederation championship with a win at Red Bull Arena.

Three Canadians scored their first international goals, with Dejan Jakovic and Scott Arfield scoring in the first half before Davies scored his first to make it 3-0 at the hour mark making him the youngest goal scorer in Men’s National Team history. After French Guiana fought back with a pair of quick goals by Roy Contout and Sloan Privat, Davies put the game away with the decisive 4-2 goal in the 85th minute.

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USA Draws India, Colombia and Ghana in Group A for 2017 U-17 FIFA World Cup in India

The U.S. Under-17 Men's National Team has been drawn into Group A with host India, Colombia and Ghana for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup which runs from Oct. 6-28 in India.

The USA opens group play against India on Oct. 6, followed by Colombia on Oct. 9 and Ghana on Oct. 12. The first two games will be played at Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi, while the third will be played at Dr. DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai.

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Germany displace Brazil from top spot in FIFA Rankings

Germany have returned to the top of FIFA's world rankings, released on Thursday, for the first time in two years, knocking Brazil into second place. Germany's victory in the FIFA Confederations Cup against Chile on Sunday helped the team of coach Joachim Low to climb ahead of Brazil, Argentina and Portugal.

Additionally, Chile are down three places in seventh place ahead of Colombia. Portugal, Switzerland and Poland all jumped up to reach fourth, fifth and sixth places respectively.

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