India beat Myanmar to start journey on the Road to UAE

  Yangon: India beat Myanmar 1-0 in the opening encounter of Group A in the third round of 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier at Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon on Tuesday. Though the Blue Tigers had most of the ball, but it took them full 90 minutes to break down a resolute Myanmar defence as Sunil Chhetri’s goal was enough […]

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India begin journey on the Road to UAE against Myanmar

  MUMBAI: India kick off their attempt to qualify for their first AFC Asian Cup finals since 2011 with a trip to Yangon to face Myanmar at the Thuwunna Stadium in Yangon on Tuesday. India, ranked 40 places above it’s competing neighbours in FIFA rankings, have just come off from a 3-2 victory over Cambodia in an International Friendly […]

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Kolkata to host 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup Final

KOLKATA: Following a week-long inspection tour of the six venues chosen for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, and with less than 200 days to go until the footballing talents of the future compete on the pitch, FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) have released the official match schedule and unveiled the tournament […]

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Five Man Army banks on Morale and Unity

YANGON: Has Indian Football changed in the last four years? How much? Five stays the magic number! The present Indian squad in Yangon has just five players who were here last time when India went down to Myanmar by a solitary goal in the 2013 AFC Challenge Cup (Qualifiers) decider played on March 6, 2013 at […]

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Stephen Constantine wary of Myanmar threat

Mumbai: India resume their quest for a place in the finals of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup on Tuesday with coach Stephen Constantine wary of opponents Myanmar and hoping that football on the subcontinent can finally find some consistency. For the final round of qualifying, Constantine’s team have been drawn in Group A alongside Kyrgyzstan […]

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Goa vs Bengal: Santosh Trophy 2017 Final Preview

GOA: The hosts Goa welcome Bengal in the final of the 71st National Football Championship for 2017 Santosh Trophy on Sunday, in a similar scenario of the 2009 final which saw Goa’s victory over Bengal. Two unbeaten sides face each other in the biggest game of the competition. Goa will be chasing for their 6th title while Bengal […]

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Khabarer Kheladhula become champions in Calcutta Sports Journalists’ Football Tournament

  KOLKATA: Kolkata’s only sports newspaper Khabarer Kheladhula lifted the title in the Calcutta Sports Journalists’ Football Tournament 2017 organised by the Calcutta Sports Journalists’ Club at CRA Ground in Kolkata Midans from 22nd to 24th March. Making their only second appearance in the competition, Khabarer Kheladhula was pitted in the Group-D alongside All Sports Magazine and […]

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Santosh Trophy: Goa beat Kerala to enter final

GOA: Goa lived up to the home crowd’s expectations as they charged into the final of the 71st Santosh Trophy by rolling over Kerala 2-1 in the second semi-final played at GMC Stadium in Bambolim on Thursday. In a match where both teams were looking to grab a win to seal their place in the final, hosts Goa […]

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