featurefootball3 months ago

King’s Cup 2019 | India’s predicted XI against Curacao

More than the outcome of the match between India and Curacao, the kind of eleven Igor Stimac starts with would attract huge attention on Wednesday. Taking as many eight debutants with him in the 23-man squad, the Croatian coach has already made a statement about how he sees his side in the future.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball3 months ago

Have to play better to fit Igor Stimac’s style and plans, says Seiminlen Doungel

Not getting picked in Igor Stimac’s rather large 37-man probables ahead of the King’s Cup, Seiminlen Doungel feels he would have to perform better to fit the Croatian’s style of play and future plans. He also revealed that he has watched FC Goa closely and would want to go prepared into pre-season.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball4 months ago

India’s next manager | Under the scanner – Albert Roca

With the AIFF technical committee finally closing in on the much-awaited technical director this week, the national coach is definitely up on the cards next. With numerous candidates applying for the post as well, we would be discussing the pros and cons of appointing fan-favourite Albert Roca.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball5 months ago

Carles Cuadrat delighted with performance of Indian players

Carles Cuadrat singled out his praise for Indian defenders Nishu Kumar, Rahul Bheke and Harmanjot Khabra after his side Bengaluru FC’s hard fought victory against FC Goa. He also spoke about his strategy to play offensive, which was a risky decision, but eventually worked in his favour.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball5 months ago

ISL 2019 | Coach told me I wasn’t playing very badly, reveals Nishu Kumar

After Bengaluru FC’s biggest night in ISL so far, where they turned a 2-1 deficit at home to win the second leg 3-0 against NorthEast, Nishu Kumar revealed that Carles Cuadrat had told him that he was poor in his last two games. Nishu also hoped that his side wins against potential finalists FC Goa.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball8 months ago

India announces 28-man preliminary squad for AFC Asian Cup

Stephen Constantine has announced a 28-man Indian preliminary football squad for the preparations in Abu Dhabi, UAE ahead of the prestigious AFC Asian Cup in January. The preparatory camp with 34 players was held earlier this year and the 23-man team will be selected later. 
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball9 months ago

ISL 2018 | Best Indian Super League XI after second phase

The Indian Super League has seen their heroes changing almost every game week with players getting in and out of form very quickly. Even amidst this madness, there have been some who were able to hold their form over a period of three-four games, and they feature in our best XI of the second phase.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball9 months ago

India lose 1-2 to Jordan in international football friendly

India was defeated by Jordan by a margin of 1-2 in an international friendly match played at the King Abdullah II Stadium in Amman yesterday. Amer Shafi and Ihsan Haddad scored one each for the home side while Nishu Kumar scored the only one for India who played without Sunil Chhetri.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

Stephen Constantine believes Udanta Singh and Nishu Kumar's AFC Commitments will prove beneficial for Indian football

India's head coach Stephen Constantine believes Udanta Singh and Nishu Kumar playing in the AFC Cup will be a good thing for Indian football. Due to their AFC commitments, Udanta Singh and Nishu Kumar have not been released for the preparations of 2018 SAFF Championship with a national camp.
SportsCafe Desk
reportfootballa year ago

AFC Cup | Nishu's late strike gives Bengaluru the points against New Radiant

Nishu Kumar’s injury-time winner was worth its weight in gold as Bengaluru FC beat New Radiant SC 1-0 to surge on top of the AFC Cup Group E table, in Bengaluru, on Tuesday. The Blues are off to Bhubaneshwar next, where they take on Neroca FC in the quarterfinal of the Super Cup, on Friday.
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