newsfootball14 hours ago

AFC Asian Cup | Anas Edathodika announces retirement from International football

Anas Edathodika has announced his retirement from the International football across different social networking sites and added that it is now the youngsters' time to take over. After making his debut in 2017, Edathodika had gone on to represent the Indian team in a total of 19 games.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa day ago

AFC Asian Cup | Stephen Constantine resigns as coach after Bahrain defeat

Stephen Constantine announced his shock resignation from the post of head coach of the Indian national football team on the back of a the Blue Tigers’ heartbreaking exit from the AFC Asian Cup. Sunil Chhetri & Co. slumped to a 1-0 defeat against Bahrain in their final group fixture on Monday.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 days ago

LIVE AFC Asian Cup 2019 | India vs Bahrain – Match 3 Group A

India take on Bahrain in the third and in final group match as Stephen Constantine’s men look to progress to the knockouts for the first time since 1972. With three points already in bag, a win or a draw would be enough the Blue Tigers to advance into the round of 16.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 days ago

Second Division League: South United FC begin their campaign with a 1-0 loss to Ozone FC

The game was on a knife’s edge till the very end, but Ozone FC’s discipline won against South United FC side that couldn’t finish off their chances. Ozone were determined to keep their lead but the goal breathed life into the SUFC attacked in the last 15 minutes, but failed eventually.
Press Release
featurefootball2 days ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | Qualification Scenarios : Every possible way India can qualify for the knockouts

While things could have been pretty straight forward had India managed a win or even a draw against hosts UAE, which many were hoping they would, it didn’t happen. However, it doesn’t necessarily make India’s third and last group game with Bahrain a must win either. Here’s how.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball2 days ago

AFC Asian Cup | Football is the new cricket now, claims Stephen Constantine

As the Indian football team gear up for a do or die encounter against Bahrain, Stephen Constantine has claimed that football is now on par with cricket in the country. Constantine has also cited his emphasis on sports science, nutrition and monitoring the "wellness" of his players.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 days ago

Bengaluru FC B team crowned ‘Champions of Bengaluru’ in George Hoover Cup

The Bengaluru FC reserve team also known as the Blue Colts emerge victorious in the prestigious George Hoover Cup in Bangalore. They are scheduled to begin 2nd Division League campaign on Wednesday when they take on the FC Goa reserve team in their 2019-20 season opener at the Nagoa Ground
Press Release
featurefootball3 days ago

The Good, Bad & the Ugly ft. Hardik Pandya, Mary Kom and Indian football team

After starting 2019 with mild elements in ‘bad’ and ‘ugly’ segments, we were overawed by the influx of things into the negative light. From Indian football team starting well in the Asian Cup to Hardik Pandya hogging attention with misogynistic comments, we bring this week's Good, Bad and Ugly.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball3 days ago

AFC Asian Cup | I would like India to go through to the knockouts, says Renedy Singh

Renedy Singh has stated that he would love to see the Indian team making it to the knockout stage and added that even a single point from India’s last league encounter might be enough to take them through. India currently stand second on the Group-A table after winning and losing one game each.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball5 days ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | Qualification scenarios : How India can still qualify and make history

The excitement that was buzzing around the Indian football team after their stunning 4-1 victory against Thailand in the campaign opener, soon turned into nervousness after they were beaten 2-0 by UAE in the second match. However, the Blue Tigers are very much in the qualification fray.
Subhayan Dutta