National team training is much tougher, admits Mizo duo

  NEW DELHI: Even as the National Team prepares for the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup Qualifier against Kyrgyz Republic slated to be held in Bengaluru, the two newcomers summoned by National Coach Stephen Constantine Lalruatthara and Laldanmawia Ralte are not much willing to speculate whether they would be able to secure a berth in the […]

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Mohammedan SC ropes I-League’s top scorer Aser Pierrick Dipanda

  KOLKATA: Mohammedan Sporting Club have made the biggest move in the Indian transfer market so far, with the acquisition of recently concluded I-League’s top scorer Aser Pierrick Dipanda for upcoming season. The 28-year-old, who joined Lajong form DSK Shivajians ahead of 2016/17 I-League, did not only finish as league’s top scorer with 11 goals in […]

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Mohammedan SC to open IFA Shield campaign against Pathchakra

  KOLKATA: Mohammedan Sporting Club to open their campaign in the U-19 IFA Shield 2017 against Pathchakra Club at Mohammedan Sporting Club Ground on Sunday, 28th May 2017. Instituted back in 1893, the IFA Shield is the fourth oldest cup tournament in the world after the English and Scottish FA Cup’s and the Durand Cup. Since 2015, the […]

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You can’t build a team in a month: Constantine

NEW DELHI: Despite India reaching 100 in the FIFA Rankings, National Coach Stephen Constantine stresses that “we have not achieved anything as yet.” With the National Team practising in Mumbai at the Preparatory Camp ahead of the AFC Asian Cup Qualifier against the Kyrgyz Republic, Constantine spoke at length about the recipe for success, the improvements […]

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AIFF moots all stakeholders meeting in Kuala Lumpur

  NEW DELHI: At the invitation of AIFF President Mr. Praful Patel, the General Secretary of Asian Football Confederation Dato Windsor John visited India on Wednesday (May 24, 2017) for discussions on the future roadmap for Indian Football. Mr. Patel, Dato Windsor and Mr. Kushal Das, General Secretary, AIFF had an extensive discussion on the […]

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India’s International fixtures to be broadcast live on Star Sports

  NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation (AIFF) and its marketing partners, Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), have shared the national football team’s yearly fixtures beginning March 2017 wherein the India National Team will play 15 competitive games including 8 matches in India (March 2017-March 2018). All the international fixtures will be broadcast live on Star […]

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Minerva Punjab invited for 121st IFA Shield

Chandigarh: Minerva Punjab FC have been invited to be part of the 121st edition of the prestigious IFA Shield U-19 Football Tournament to be played at Kolkata from 26th May to 11th June 2017. This is a historic milestone as Minerva are the first club in history to participate in the renowned tournament from Chandigarh. […]

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Players delighted to bring back Federation Cup to Bengaluru

  Bengaluru: Bengaluru FC on Sunday clinched their second Federation Cup title in three seasons, after beating rivals Mohun Bagan through two C.K. Vineeth extra-time goals in Cuttack. Delightedcaptain Sunil Chhetri said, “The last ten days had been so difficult knowing I wouldn’t be able to help the team on the pitch. But not for once […]

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We had enough quality going into extra time – Albert Roca

  After A Thrilling Victory Over Bagan To Lift The Federation Cup. Blues’ Boss, Albert Roca Speaks About The Final, The Upcoming AFC Cup Game And More. Excerpts… On his assessment of the game… We had a plan and we were able to follow it. Our objective was to stop any attacks, play counter-attacking football and […]

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