AFC Cup: Bengaluru FC go down fighting to Istiklol

Dushanbe, Tajikistan: Bengaluru FC fought hard, but were done in by dubious decisions at the end, as they went down 0-1 to a resolute FC Istiklol side in the first leg of the 2017 AFC Cup Inter-zone final at the Hisor Central Stadium, in Dushanbe, on Wednesday. A first half goal from Dmitri Barkov (27th minute) puts […]

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AFC Cup: Bengaluru focus to clear Istiklol test

Dushanbe, Tajikistan: Albert Roca said his side would forget for a while that they are a step away from a second consecutive AFC Cup final and focus on getting one half of the job done when Bengaluru FC take on FC Istiklol in the first leg of the zonal final at the Hisor Central Stadium, in […]

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AFC Cup: Bengaluru seal 3-0 aggregate win over 4.25 SC

  Pyongyang, DPR Korea: Bengaluru FC kept their calm to hold on to a three-goal lead from the first leg to seal an aggregate win (3-0) after a goalless draw against 4.25 SC, at the May Day Stadium, in Pyongyang, on Wednesday. The result secures a place for the Blues in the Inter-zone final of the 2017 […]

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AFC Cup: Bengaluru dance in the rain, blank 4.25 SC 3-0

  Bengaluru: Bengaluru FC showed absolutely no signs of rust or lack of time to prepare as Albert Roca’s side turned on the style to beat North Korean side 4.25 SC 3-0 and take a big step towards the Inter-zone final on a rain-soaked night at the Kanteerava Stadium, in Bengaluru, on Wednesday. Goals on either side […]

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AFC Cup: New-look Bengaluru face 4.25 SC challenge

Bengaluru: A new-look Bengaluru FC squad will have their task cut out when they come up against North Korean side 4.25 SC in the first leg of the Inter-Zonal semifinal of the 2017 AFC Cup at the Kanteerva Stadium, on Wednesday. Taking field for their first game of the 2017-18 season, the Blues will aim to make the most […]

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Bengaluru FC announces squad for AFC Cup knockout rounds

  Bengaluru: Bengaluru FC, on Wednesday, announced their 25-man list for the 2017 AFC Cup knockout rounds as Albert Roca’s men prepare to take on North Korean side April 25 SC, at the Kanteerava Stadium, in a week’s time. The new-look squad sees as many as fourteen new faces following the Indian Super League draft, and features two graduates […]

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Bengaluru to train in Spain ahead of AFC Cup clash

Bengaluru: A new-look Bengaluru FC side will kick off their pre-season training this week in the city before heading to Spain early next month for a 10-day training camp. The Blues will train at the state-of-the-art facilities at Pinatar Arena in Murcia during their stay in the Mediterranean region. Having finalized their squad on Sunday at the ISL […]

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AFC Cup: Bengaluru draw 4.25 SC in Inter-Zone semifinal

  Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia: Federation Cup champions JSW Bengaluru Football Club were drawn to face North Korean side 4.25 SC (April 25 Sports Club) in the 2017 AFC Cup Inter Zone semifinals, at the AFC club competitions draw, held in Kuala Lumpur, on Tuesday. While the Kanteerava Stadium is set to host the North Korean […]

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