newsfootball6 days ago

AFC Cup 2017 | Albert Roca announces Blues’ squad for knockout rounds

Bengaluru FC announced their 25-man list for the 2017 AFC Cup knockout rounds on Wednesday as Albert Roca’s men prepare to take on North Korean side April 25 SC, at the Kanteerava Stadium, in a week's time. The new-look squad sees as many as fourteen new faces following the ISL draft.
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newsfootball21 days ago

AIFF announce 34-member squad for AFC Asian Cup Qualifier

Indian national football team coach Stephen Constantine has announced a 34-man probable squad for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup qualifiers match against team Macau. Five players from the U-23 squad made their way to the senior squad and will also be training for the international encounter.
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newsfootballa month ago

Bengaluru FC retain five players while signing eight new players

The latest inclusion in Indian Super League retained goalkeeper Lalthuammawia Ralte, Harmanjot Khabra, Lenny Rodrigues, Alwyn George, and Calvin Abhishek among the other retained players. The Bengaluru signed defenders Rahul Bheke and Zohmingliana Ralte to bolster their defense.
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newsfootballa month ago

Indian Super League 2017 | Indian players to vie for ten ISL clubs selection

The player draft for the Indian Super League 2017 season will take place in Mumbai on Sunday, 23rd July and will feature both the new teams Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC. The draft will include some of the finest Indian footballers at the moment as they look to find a club for this year's ISL.
Press Release
newsfootballa month ago

I will miss Mohun Bagan-Bengaluru FC rivalry, says Sunil Chhetri

Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri revealed that he would miss competing against Mohun Bagan in the I League as the team is now a part of the Indian Super League. However, Chhetri suggested that the introduction of two leagues will create more opportunities for young Indian footballing talent.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Bengaluru FC retain Sunil Chhetri and Udanta Singh for maiden ISL campaign

Sunil Chhetri and Udanta Singh have signed three-year extensions with Bengaluru FC until the end of the 2019-20 season, which means that the duo will feature in their side's Indian Super League debut this year. Chhetri and Singh were the two players over the age of 21 to be retained.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Sunil Chhetri surpasses Wayne Rooney to become the fourth highest active goalscorer in international football

Sunil Chhetri displaced England striker Wayne Rooney to occupy the fourth spot on the international highest active goalscorer list courtesy his winning strike against Kyrgyzstan. Chhetri is now behind Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Clint Dempsey who occupy the top three positions in that order.
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reportfootball2 months ago

Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers | Sunil Chhetri shines as India beats Kyrgyz Republic 1-0

Yesterday, Asian Cup Qualifiers saw an entertaining match between India and Kyrgyz Republic, where the Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri showed his class again and scored the match winning goal to help India register a 1-0 win. India's next qualifier is against Macau on September 5.
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newsfootball3 months ago

India register satisfactory win over Nepal in friendly

India's preparations for their AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan appeared on track as they thrashed lower-ranked Nepal 2-0 in an international friendly at Mumbai Football Arena on Tuesday. Sandesh Jhingan and Jeje Lalpekhlua scored for the hosts in the second half to set up the win.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Stage set for Bengaluru-Bagan battle at Barabati

It's a clash of the old versus the new when Mohun Bagan takes on Bengaluru FC in the finals of the Federation Cup today in Cuttack. While Bengaluru may be the favorites for the title on paper, Bagan will fancy their chances in the absence of Bengaluru's talisman Sunil Chettri.
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