Abu Dhabi set for an enthralling AFC Annual Awards 2016

  Internet Desk: The Asian Football Confederation’s (AFC) Annual Awards 2016 attracts a star-studded line-up to celebrate Asian football in the United Arab Emirates capital of Abu Dhabi to honour the pinnacle of the continent’s achievements tomorrow. After another captivating and memorable year, both on and off the field, the eagerly anticipated extravaganza will kick […]

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India move to best ever FIFA Rankings since 2010

NEW DELHI: India moved to their best-ever FIFA Rankings since August 2010 when they jumped 11 places to move to 137 in the October FIFA Rankings released today (October 20, 2016). India who defeated 114th ranked Puerto Rico in an International Friendly in Mumbai in September garnered 230 points for the month. It was last in August 2010 […]

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Young Team India set to host a high-ranked Puerto Rico

By Ajay Majumder MUMBAI: Indian  National Football team will host Puerto Rico in a international friendly match at the Andheri Sports Complex in Mumbai on Saturday. This will be the first time since November 2011 when a non-Asian country visits India after Zambia, and also the first occasion in two years when India hosting a high-ranked opponent after Palestine in […]

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India beat Bhutan 3-0 in unofficial friendly

NEW DELHI: Sumeet Passi, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Halicharan Narzary got on to the scoresheet as India beat Bhutan 3-0 in a unofficial friendly match  at Changlimithang Stadium in Thimphu on Saturday. The dominance was totally one-sided and with the fitness levels attained in the pre-season training camp, which is considered as the best ever pre-season training camp for […]

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India climb eleven spots to 152nd in the latest FIFA rankings

  MUMBAI: Indian football team have climbed eleven spots to occupy 152nd spot in the latest FIFA rankings published on Thursday, on the back of their 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifier play-off win over Loas, last month. India had beaten Laos 6-1 in their home leg on June 7 at Guwahati, after winning the away game 1-0 in Vientiane, […]

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Chhetri wants to win for the fans as India set to host Laos

  GUWAHATI: India and Laos vying a place in the third round of qualifiers for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup as they cross swords in an second round fixture tomorrow at Indira Gandhi Athletic Stadium in Guwahati Despite registering a solitary goal victory in Laos at the 1st leg encounter, Indian coach Stephen Constantine understands that the job is […]

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