newsfootball17 hours ago

LIVE Intercontinental Cup | India vs Syria – Match

India will be playing Syria in a dead rubber as the Blue Tigers are more or less out of the tournament after losing their first two matches and shipping in nine goals. However, with the manager now claiming that he has found his first eleven, fans would be hoping for an improve show today.
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newsfootball19 hours ago

Intercontinental Cup 2019 | Coach is working with the players on individual basis, says Anas Edathodika

Ahead of India’s third game of the Intercontinental Cup against Syria, Anas Edathodika has said that coach Igor Stimac is individually working with the players for their improvement. The Indian defender also stated that the team wants to win the last league game and the players will give their best.
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newsfootballa day ago

Intercontinental Cup 2019 | Have to work hard and get selected for upcoming matches, says Sahal Abdul Samad

Sahal Abdul Samad has opened up after making it to the Indian team saying that he has to continue working hard on his game to get selected for the upcoming matches. The young midfielder has also added that the Indian players are trying to keep and pass the ball correctly while attacking.
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newsfootball2 days ago

There is certain improvement in football in India, says Kiren Rijiju

Kiren Rijiju has said that he can see certain progress in the football standards of the Indian men and women players now. The Indian sports minister has also added that football is the biggest game in terms of many things and India need to put in a lot of efforts for the growth of the sport.
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newsfootball2 days ago

Indian colts to play Oman and Jordan in exposure tour

India’s U-19 football side is all set to play Jordan and Oman ahead of the AFC U-19 Championship qualifiers in their exposure tour in Turkey. Apart from the nations, the youngsters would also be playing against the local club Kocaelispor from Kartepe as coach Floyd Pinto looks for game time.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Intercontinental Cup 2019 | Might lose Sandesh Jhingan for 4-5 weeks, says Igor Stimac

India football coach Igor Stimac has said that star defender Sandesh Jhingan would be out for four to five weeks after he suffered a seemingly hamstring injury in the first half of the match. He also said that now he is clear about who would be in his squad for the World Cup qualifiers.
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newsfootball4 days ago

Trying to find solution and not victimize clubs, says Praful Patel

AIFF President Praful Patel has stated that he has been trying to find a solution towards unified league with promotions and regulations and not trying to jeopardize the future of the I-League clubs. Patel has also asked I-League clubs to strengthen themselves financially for future scenarios.
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newsfootball4 days ago

Passing from back the ideal way to play, says Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri has been of the opinion that passing the ball from the back in making a buildup would be the ideal way to play for the team as it is also followed in the league as well. The skipper also heaped praise on the coach for his brave approach and availability for each and every player.
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newsfootball4 days ago

Our players need more match time to reach a level of excellence, says Sunil Chhetri

After coach Igor Stimac, team skipper Sunil Chhetri has also reiterated the need for Indian players to play at least 50 games a season to stay at a good performing level consistently. He also suggested clubs to play one another with their benched and reserve players to get more game time for all.
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newsfootball4 days ago

LIVE Intercontinental Cup | India vs DPR Korea – Match 4

After a humiliating defeat at the hands of lower-ranked Tajikistan’s U-23 side, the Blue Tigers would be taking on Asia’s World Cup veterans North Korea. After losing to Syria quite comprehensively in their first match, like India, they would be needing a must-win to stay in the tournament.
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