newsfootballa day ago

Indian defence puts in a strong performance to hold China to goalless draw

The Indian football team, led by Sandesh Jhingan, displayed a strong defensive performance and had goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu to thank as the Blue Tigers were held to a 0-0 draw in Suzhou. Marcello Lippi’s side failed to score as Jhingan & Co. managed to keep the ball out of the net.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball3 days ago

India vs China: I believe we have to do a lot of defending, says Chettri

Ahead of the much anticipated match against China, Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri believes that the team will have to defend for a majority of their match on Saturday. Chhetri did, however, voice his delight on sharing the field with a quality opponent China in an international friendly.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Balwant Singh denied Chinese visa as Sunil Chhetri lead India against Red Dragons

India’s 22-member squad for their upcoming fixture against China on October 13 was announced, which lacked Balwant Singh after he was denied the Chinese visa. Despite the ‘friendly’ label on the fixture, Stephen Constantine was very clear in his intent that it was far from it.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball14 days ago

ISL Tactical Analysis | Tactical sagacity helps Bengaluru outwit Chennai at home for first time

Bengaluru FC played out an entertaining match against Chennaiyin FC on Sunday that had everything to offer – tactical shrewdness, a stunning goal, fast paced counters, and a deserving result. However, in doing so, both teams revealed too much for others to exploit them in the upcoming months.
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newsfootball14 days ago

ISL 2019 | Bengaluru begin with a bang as they beat Chennaiyin FC at Kanteereva

Venezuelan striker - Miku scored the only goal for the Bengaluru FC as they claimed a hard-fought 1-0 win over defending champions, Chennaiyin FC, at their home turf on Tuesday. Sunil Chhetri & Co. will next go up against Jamshedpur FC at the Sree Kanteereva Stadium on October 7.
Press Release
newsfootball15 days ago

ISL 2019 | Last year finalists Bengaluru, Chennaiyin to lock horns in Bengaluru

The Kanteerava Stadium is set to host a big-money clash, as the ISL season kicks off for Carles Cuadrat’s Blues with a clash against Chennaiyin FC, on Sunday. John Gregory’s men went down a goal, responded with three of their own and then conceded harmlessly late to be crowned champions last season.
Press Release
featurefootball19 days ago

ISL 2019 | Squad Analysis of Bengaluru FC for season 5

Playing in their debut season of the ISL last season, Bengaluru FC made it all the way to the final where they were finally beaten by Chennaiyin FC. Having parted ways with Albert Roca after the Super Cup, Bengaluru will start the 2019 ISL campaign with Carles Cuadrat at the helm.
Chiranjibi Pati
newsfootball20 days ago

Sunil Chhetri impressed with Indian U-16, U-20 football squads

Sunil Chhetri has heaped praises on the Indian U-16 and U-20 squads for their recent performances in world football and hoped for a brighter future. The Indian skipper also mentioned that the ISL is one of the major reasons for the rise and development of the game in India.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2018-19 | Bengaluru FC announce 25-member squad for upcoming season

Bengaluru FC have named a 25-man squad for the 2018-19 edition of the Indian Super League which kicks off in little under two weeks. Having selected a new-look squad from the player-draft after making the move to the ISL last year, the Blues have retained as many as twelve players this season.
Press Release
newsfootballa month ago

Star to launch new channel dedicated to Indian football

Adding to its wide bouquet of sports channels in India, the Star Sports network has decided to launch Star Sports 3, a channel dedicated to Indian football. The network has tweeted a video announcing the new channel with Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri promoting it on the social media platform.
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