newsfootballa day ago

India to play international friendlies against Saudi Arabia and China ahead of AFC Asian Cup

The Indian football team will take on higher-ranked sides like Saudi Arabia and China in the lead up to the next year's AFC Asian Cup, a top official of the AIFF revealed today. The 2019 AFC Asian Cup will be held from January 5 to February 1 across eight centers in the United Arab Emirates.
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newsfootballa day ago

Stephen Coppell appointed new ATK coach for fifth season

After a disappointing ISL season that saw ATK changing as many as three coaches in a failed attempt to get something out of it, the two-time champions have now appointed Stephen Coppell for 2018-19. The former Manchester United player has previously managed Kerala Blasters and Jamshedpur FC.
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newsfootballa day ago

FC Goa sign Lenny Rodrigues for ISL 2018 -19 season

FC Goa have announced the signing of Bengaluru FC midfielder Lenny Rodrigues ahead of the upcoming season of the Hero Indian Super League. The 31-year-old Goan started his career in Goa with Fransa-Pax and developed further at Goan heavyweight clubs Salgaocar FC and Churchill Brothers SC.
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newsfootballa day ago

AIFF allows Indian men's team to participate in Asian Games, no update on women's team yet

The All India Football Federation has cleared the Indian football team to play in the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia after head coach Stephen Constantine appealed to the government. There is still no confirmation from on whether the women’s team will participate in the continental tournament.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Sunil Chhetri : Getting younger with every passing year

Sunil Chhetri, who scored a brace in final of Intercontinental cup against Kenya, has stated that with passing years he has realized his strengths and plays accordingly. Chhetri also revealed that he has got no regrets over his career and stated that he has tried his best in every phase of career.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Bengaluru FC appoint Carles Cuadrat as new coach

Bengaluru FC have decided to hand over the coaching reins to FC Barcelona academy graduate Carles Cuadrat on a one-year contract after Albert Rocca decided to part ways with the club last month. The Spaniard has previously been with the club for two seasons since joining in the 2016-17 season.
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newsfootball6 days ago

ISL | Bikramjit Singh and Rana Gharami pen deals with Delhi Dynamos FC

Delhi Dynamos are on a hot streak right now as they continued to bolster their squad with two more signings in the form of mid-fielder Bikramjit Singh and defender Rana Gharami for this year’s ISL season. Last week, the Dynamos announced the signing of former Kerala Blaster’s FC player Siam Hanghal.
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newsfootball6 days ago

We need to play against teams better than us and that also away matches, says Sunil Chhetri

Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri has declared that India need to play against the top-10 ranked Asian teams ahead of the AFC Asian Cup to facilitate preparation for the tournament. Chhetri has also thanked Virat Kohli for spreading his video and encouraging Indian fans to support the team.
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newsfootball6 days ago

Quiz | How well do you the history of the FIFA World Cup

The 2018 FIFA World Cup is set to begin tomorrow in the European nation of Russia in which we will see Germany defend the coveted trophy against tough oppositions. With the competition fast-approaching, we have put together a quiz to test your knowledge about the prestigious tournament.
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newsfootball6 days ago

Two Indian kids to represent as official match ball carriers at FIFA World Cup

Two kids from India will have the privilege of being the official match ball carriers at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. As many as 1600 children from all over India had participated in the OMBC program conducted by Kia Motors India, from which two of them were made first OMBCs from India.
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