I-League: Mohun Bagan, Bengaluru resume battle

Kolkata: In a fixture that’s never lacked intensity, Bengaluru FC will square off against Mohun Bagan for a third straight time as the I-League resumes after a fortnight-long international break, at the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium, in Kolkata, on Saturday. While the Blues’ chances of retaining the League title are all but over, coach Albert Roca believes that […]

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Mission XI Million reaches 1 million children

GANGTOK: Mission XI Million, the legacy programme of the FIFA U-17 World Cup, reached another milestone by reaching out to one million children. A Government of India and AIFF initiative, this pioneering programme reached the milestone in Gangtok, Sikkim, also the land of Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia. The one millionth child from the programme, […]

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Away wins reflect character and maturity of team: Constantine

  YANGON: National Coach Stephen Constantine says that three away victories in the three away matches “reflects the character in the side.” In the concluding part of his two-part interview, Constantine explains how significant was it to win the matches against Cambodia and Myanmar in front of a partisan crowd, the mantra in the squad, experience […]

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FIFA Commercial Affiliates pledge full support for India 2017

  New Dehli: FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) of the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 conducted a workshop for the Commercial Affiliates of the tournament. The presentation was run by FIFA and LOC members of the marketing delegation, who had travelled to each of the venues for a detailed inspection over 22-27 […]

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The players were not born; neither was I: Stephen Constantine

AIFF Media Team YANGON: A win in Myanmar in 64 years! A day after winning the away match against Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers 2019, National Coach Stephen Constantine said that “none of the players were born that time.” “Neither I was born,” he quipped the next moment. In the first of the two-series […]

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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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