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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India to play friendly against Cambodia ahead of Asian Cup qualifiers

  NEW DELHI: The Indian National Team, as part of their preparation for the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers 2019 will be playing an International Friendly against Cambodia in Phnom Penh on March 22, 2017. “We are delighted to confirm an International Friendly against Cambodia,” Mr. Kushal Das, General Secretary, All India Football Federation said. “The match will […]

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Former India national team coach Wim Koevermans joins AFC as Deputy Technical Director

AFC Media Release: The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has appointed former India national team coach Wilhelmus Koevermans as the new AFC Deputy Technical Director. The Dutchman started his role on February 2, 2017. Prior to his appointment, Koevermans was the Head Tutor for the Pro-License coaching courses at the Royal Netherlands Football Association (KNVB). His […]

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