Red Bull Neymar Jr’s 5: India Qualifiers Live: Joga Bonito (Bengaluru) win India finale

We are here at Dr Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi, for Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five, India qualifiers 2022, where 19 finalists from around the country will compete for a trip to Qatar where the world finals will be held.

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5:45 PM

And the final kicks off between Joga Bonito (Bengaluru) vs Goal Hunters (Delhi)

After couple of back and forth, Joga Bonita (Bengaluru) score two quick goals and are leading the game, some interesting celebrations out there.

Goal Hunters trying to hard to make a comeback but are at this point just getting outnumbered. A desperate shot in final seconds was well blocked in front of the circle as referee blows the final whistle and Joga Bonito (Bengaluru) win the final 2-0.

Joga Bonito (Bengaluru) along with Kalina Rangers (2021 champions) will represent India in the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five – World finals to be held in Qatar

5:30 PM

2nd Semi final, Bangalore’s Joga Bonito face off against Black and Whites of Cochin. Within 3 minutes of the game, Joga Bonito make it 3-0 and now are just playing around with field.

And Joga Bonito book their place in the final with a clinical 5-0 win over Black and Whites of Cochin

5:20 PM

1st semi final Rampagers vs Goal Hunters play out a goal less draw in Normal time and now we enter 1 vs 1 playoff.

Its end to end with both players going for shot at every chance but neither finding the net. Lot of Oohs! and aahs! from the crowd watching the near misses. finally after minutes of 1vs1 action, Goal Hunters and broken the deadlock and sneak their way into the finals!!!

4:50 PM

Black and White Cochin turned up the heat big time as they hammer past Chennai’s Super 5 with a 5-0 win

4:00 PM

Joga Bonito (Bengaluru) vs Ink India (Mumbai)

After a delayed start, Bengaluru’s Joga Bonito came all guns blazing with a 4-0 win to knock Mumbai’s Ink India off the competition.

3:30 PM 

Intense end to end football but no goals so far between Immortals (Ahmedabad) and Goal Hunters FC (Delhi). 

Good sustained pressure from Goal Hunters but Immortals giving it all in defence.

Goalless at Full time. Time for 1 vs 1 match off. One player from each team to play in the game, whoever scores first wins and takes his club to top 4.

Interesting turn of events, Goal Hunters score the goal but there is a confusion regarding a foul moments before it. Referees and players in conference right now. Will the Goal Stay??

And the Referees decision has been made and the Goal is given. Delhi’s Goal Hunters qualify for the top 4 and Immortals journey comes to end here.


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3: 20 PM

And Lucky losers making full use of their Luck as Hyderabad’s Rampagers FC beat Pune’s Football Freakers 2-0 to qualify for the Semi-finals

Next up Goal Hunters of Delhi face off against Immortals in the 2nd Quarter finals

3:00 PM

Rampagers FC of Hyderabad have qualified as the eight Quarterfinalists. They take on Football Freakers of Pune in first Quarterfinals

Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five – Quarterfinals Fixtures out Fixtures and Group Table 

2:40 PM

So far Goal Hunters (Delhi), Super 5 (Chennai), Joga Bonito (Bengaluru), Football Freakers (Pune), Black and White Cochin (Kochi), Immortals FC (Ahmedabad) and Ink India (Mumbai) and we await for the final Quarter-finalists

One team from the five second best teams of their respective group will qualify for the 8th Quarterfinal spot via the process of Lucky Loser draw. The Five teams are Boom Boom FC of Goa, Mid Winter FC of Lucknow, Joga Bonito of Indore, Rampagers from Hyderabad and Youth Forum of Kolkata

2:30 PM

Seven Teams have confirmed their places for the quarter-finals of the tournament via topping their respective league table. Delhi’s Goal Hunters beat Joga Bonito (Bhubneswar) to qualify from Group A. Chennai’s Super 5 and Joga Bonito (Bengaluru) qualified from Group B and C respectively. Pune’s Football Freakers  and Mumbai’s Ink India qualified from their respective group after winning the last league Game. In Group E which had an extra team, Black and White Cochin and Immortals FC from Ahmedabad made it to the last eight

Eight Quarter-finalists will be announced soon.

Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five – Fixtures and Group Table – Updated Live


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11:30 AM

Kochi based Black and White Cochin defeated Dimapur’s Tribal United 5-0 while Ahmedabad’s Immortal FC beat Chandigarh’s 9 Parah. This was followed by Kolkata’s Youth Forum beating Penaldo FC 4-0. Meanwhile after their first game win, Boom Boom FC suffered a loss against Delhi’s Goal Hunters FC. to make the group A table interesting. They would be relying on the last group game between Goal Hunters and Joga Bonito (Bhubneswar)

In another game, Chennai’s Super 5 finished at the top of the table after beating Lucknow’s Mid Winter 2-0. While Bengaluru’s Joga Bonito beat The Wolves 5-0 to top their league Table


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10:00 AM

What an Exciting start to the day, some really enthralling football all around.  Goa’s Boom Boom FC started with Boom as they win the opening game of the tournament 5-0 to beat Joga Bonita (Bhubaneswar). This was followed Chennai’s Super 5 beating Shillong’s Bomlain 4-1.

In a surprising result, Joga Bonito representing Indore and former India Final winner suffered a opening game loss to  their name sake Joga Bonito from Bengaluru. This was followed by Hyderabad’s Rampagers  rampaging their way to 5-0 victory over Guwahati’s Champun FC

Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five returns for its sixth year in India! The 2022 edition of the championship featured qualifiers in 19 cities across India. The qualifiers took place through the months of March and April. The winners of these qualifier will now face-off in the national finals today at the Dr Ambedkar Stadium in New Delhi.

The winners of the national final will be declared the Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five India Champions 2022. They will get a chance to compete in the world finals in Qatar (alongside the 2021 champions Kalina Rangers) along with an opportunity to meet superstar footballer Neymar Jr.

The 19 teams to play in the tournament

  • Champun FC – Guwahati
  • Rampagers – Hyderabad
  • Joga Bonito (Mumbai) – Indore
  • Goal Hunter FC – Delhi
  • Immortals FC – Ahmedabad
  • Tribals United – Dimapur
  • Ink India – Mumbai
  • Joga Bonito (Bengaluru) – Bengaluru
  • Bomlain FC – Shillong
  • Football Freakers – Pune
  • Mid Winter FC – Lucknow
  • Black and White Cochin – Kochi
  • The Wolves – Jalandar
  • Youth Forum – Kolkata
  • Penaldo FC – Jaipur
  • Joga Bonito Bhubaneswar – Bhubaneswar
  • Boom Boom Goa – Goa
  • 9 Para – Chandigarh
  • Super 5 – Chennai

Red Bull Neymar Jr’s Five – Fixtures and Group Table – Will be Updated soon

Stay Tuned here as we bring you live updates from the finals throughout the day

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