India achieve best-ever FIFA Ranking since February 1996

  NEW DELHI: The Indian National Football Team achieved its best-ever FIFA Ranking since February 1996 as they were ranked 96 in the July FIFA Rankings released earlier today (July 6, 2017). In the process, India are currently placed 12th in AFC. India’s best-ever FIFA Ranking till date stays 94 which was attained in February 1996 while 99 stayed India’s second-best FIFA Ranking […]

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India set sights on hosting 2019 FIFA U-20 World Cup

NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation today (July 4, 2017) submitted an expression of interest to host the FIFA U-20 World Cup in India in 2019. Praful Patel, President, All India Football Federation stated that this would be the next “logical step for the development of Football in India.” “With India hosting the FIFA U-17 World […]

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India U23 team to play friendlies against Singapore

NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation has arranged for two International matches for the Indian U-23 National Team as part of the preparation process for the forthcoming AFC U-23 Championships slated to be held in Doha. National Coach Stephen Constantine felt the games would be a “learning experience” for the team. “It’s been two weeks that […]

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It was our best performance in a long time, states Sunil Chhetri

  BENGALURU: Sunil Chhetri, who is fondly called as ‘Captain Marvel’ by others, goes a bit emotional while summing up yesterday’s 1-0 win against the Kyrgyz Republic. The stupendous striker termed this win as ‘Our best performance by far in a long time.’ “I’m part of the National Team for more than 10 years. Trust me, […]

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India deserve this more than anyone else: Constantine

BENGALURU: India coach, Stephen Constantine has declared that the 1-0 win over Kyrgyzstan in their Group A day two clash, was a serious statement of intent, as they pushed to end end their eight-year absence from the AFC Asian Cup finals. The Blue Tigers stunned Kyrgyzstan 1-0  at home yesterday in their second Group A qualifier to […]

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India beat Kyrgyz Republic to move closer of 2019 AFC Asian Cup

  BENGALURU: Skipper Sunil Chhetri’s 69th minute goal was all India needed to beat Kyrgyz Republic in their second Group A game of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualification on Tuesday at Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru. Chhetri, who also scored the winner against Myanmar a few months back, finished off after Jeje Lalpekhlua set […]

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