newsfootball11 days ago

AFC Asia Cup was incredible experience, says Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu reckons that the recent outing at the AFC Asian Cup, which was held in the UAE, will serve as an invaluable experience to the Indian team despite the disappointing end. India were knocked out in the group stages after falling to a last-gasp defeat in the match against Bahrain.
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newsfootball2 months ago

FIFA rankings | India exit top 100 after Asian Cup disappointment

For the first time since February 2018, India slipped outside of the top-100 in the latest FIFA Rankings update which was released on Thursday. The Blue Tigers dropped from 1240 points to 1219 which saw Sunil Chhetri & Co. drop to 103rd in the rankings after the departure of Stephen Constantine.
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newsfootball2 months ago

ISL 2019 | Happy to get four points out of six against NorthEast United FC, says Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC coach Carles Cuadrat has stated that NorthEast played very well and he was very happy to get four points out of the six possible in the two matches against the NorthEast United. Bengaluru managed to defeat the NorthEast United 2-1 in a tough encounter yesterday.
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newsfootball2 months ago

We should have reached the next round in the Asian Cup, says Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has claimed that the Blue Tigers should have definitely made it to the knockout stage of the ongoing 2019 AFC Asian Cup. India suffered a heartbreaking loss in the final stages of their last Group A encounter against Bahrain which knocked them out of the competition.
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featurefootball2 months ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | India players rated and slated from their 2-0 loss to UAE

India rued their missed chances and hard luck as UAE scored on either half of the game to get their crucial first win of the tournament as they took a massive step towards qualification to the knockout stage. India, however, has a realistic chance of creating history after yesterday’s performance.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball3 months ago

AFC Asian Cup | Pritam Kotal confident about India's plans against "very good side" UAE

After getting off to a winning start in the AFC Asian Cup, Pritam Kotal has mentioned that the Indian team has got the plans ready for the next game against the UAE. The Blue Tigers will meet the hosts today after they won their first game against Thailand by a big margin of 4-1 goals. 
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newsfootball3 months ago

AFC Asian Cup | Thailand win is a massive confidence boost for us, claims Jeje Lalpekhlua

Indian striker Jeje Lalpekhlua has revealed that the emphatic 4-1 win against Thailand in the AFC Asian Cup opener was a massive confidence boost for the entire Indian football team. The Indian tigers take on hosts United Arab Emirates in their second group stage encounter on Thursday.
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featurefootball3 months ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | Indian players rated and slated from their dominating 4-1 win over Thailand

India started their AFC Asian Cup campaign in the best way possible as they thrashed Thailand 4-1 to keep themselves in a place where a draw could pretty much suffice their spot into the knockout stage. However, the better news for the fans was the confidence most players exuded on the pitch.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball3 months ago

AFC Asian Cup | We will try to win every match that we play, states Stephen Constantine

Stephen Constantine has asserted that the Indian team tries to win every game that it plays after the Blue Tigers registered a brilliant win against Thailand on Sunday. The coach said that there are two more matches to go and they will try to get the two points needed to qualify for the knockouts.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Indian football is getting a lot more attention than it used to, says Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri feels that there has been a change in the amount of attention the Indian football team manages to grab which he feels has increased compared to yesteryear. The Indian team will kickstart their AFC Asian Cup campaign when they take on the Thailand team later in the day.
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