India move to best-ever FIFA Ranking since 1996

NEW DELHI: Indian Football has had a new awakening in recent years and this upswing seems to be reflecting in the FIFA Rankings with the Senior National Team achieving a ranking of 101, its best ever in over two decades. The new ranking which were released by FIFA earlier today saw India jump 31 places […]

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Korea Republic beat India 10-0 in AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualifier

  Pyongyang: Korea Republic sent a strong message to Group B leaders DPR Korea as a hat-trick from Lee-Guem-min helped seal a resounding 10-0 victory over India in their opening AFC Women’s Asian Cup Jordan 2018 qualifying match on Wednesday Korea Republic‘s sensational opener leaves them occupying second place in the group, just three points […]

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North Korea beat India in AFC Women’s Asian Cup qualifier

  Pyongyang: An impressive North Korea started their AFC Women’s Asian Cup Jordan 2018 Group B qualifying campaign in spectacular fashion on Monday thanks to a resounding 8-0 victory over India at the Kim Il Sung Stadium in Pyongyang. The home side were dominant throughout and could have won by a larger margin if not for the […]

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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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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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Constantine admits team needs to start quicker

NEW DLEHI: National Coach Stephen Constantine admitted the “team needs to start quicker,” when you play an International match. Moments after India beat Cambodia, their first-ever win in an International Friendly since June 2005, Constantine said: “Every time you play for the National Team, you want to win. Results matter and it is nice to continue […]

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India beat Cambodia to log first away friendly win in 12 years

  NEW DELHI: India broke the jinx of not having won an away International Friendly since June 2005 when they beat Cambodia 3-2 at the Phnom Penh Olympic Stadium on Wednesday. Both the teams were locked 1-1 at half-time. A spell of three minutes immediately after the interval settled the issue for Stephen Constantine’s boys, a […]

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India set to take on Cambodia in International Friendly

NEW DELHI:  As one gears up for India’s International Friendly against Cambodia in Phnom Penh, you cannot keep your eyes off the history book. A trip down the memory lane, quite blatantly points out that India last won an away International Friendly way back in June 2006 – a solitary goal victory against Pakistan, a side which […]

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AIFF confirms friendlies against Lebanon and Palestine

  NEW DELHI: Even as the Indian National Team landed in Phnom Penh yesterday (March 19, 2017) to play an International Friendly as part of their preparation for AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers, UAE 2019 match against Myanmar, All India Football Federation has confirmed two more International Friendlies for the National Team. In addition to the International […]

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