newsfootballa day ago

AIFF allows Indian men's team to participate in Asian Games, no update on women's team yet

The All India Football Federation has cleared the Indian football team to play in the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia after head coach Stephen Constantine appealed to the government. There is still no confirmation from on whether the women’s team will participate in the continental tournament.
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newsfootball3 days ago

Sunil Chhetri : Getting younger with every passing year

Sunil Chhetri, who scored a brace in final of Intercontinental cup against Kenya, has stated that with passing years he has realized his strengths and plays accordingly. Chhetri also revealed that he has got no regrets over his career and stated that he has tried his best in every phase of career.
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newsfootball6 days ago

We need to play against teams better than us and that also away matches, says Sunil Chhetri

Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri has declared that India need to play against the top-10 ranked Asian teams ahead of the AFC Asian Cup to facilitate preparation for the tournament. Chhetri has also thanked Virat Kohli for spreading his video and encouraging Indian fans to support the team.
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newsfootball6 days ago

Two Indian kids to represent as official match ball carriers at FIFA World Cup

Two kids from India will have the privilege of being the official match ball carriers at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. As many as 1600 children from all over India had participated in the OMBC program conducted by Kia Motors India, from which two of them were made first OMBCs from India.
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newsfootball7 days ago

There is absolutely no comparison between me and Lionel Messi, insisted Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri, who equaled his tally of international goals with Lionel Messi in the Intercontinental Cup final, has rubbished all comparisons between Messi and him. He also stated that India should be lining up against stronger opponents in order to achieve their goal to get amongst Asia’s top 10.
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featurefootball9 days ago

Talking points as India thrash Kenya to win Intercontinental Cup

India finished their Intercontinental Cup campaign in some style as yet another brace from Sunil Chhetri sealed a comprehensive 2-0 win over Kenya in the final on Sunday. The tournament saw some brilliant solo displays too from the Blue Tigers as the side look more than prepared for the Asia Cup.
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newsfootball9 days ago

Messi is the best player to have played football, says Sunil Chhetri

India's top goal scorer Sunil Chhetri has given his verdict in 'the greatest player of all time' debate by picking Lionel Messi as the best player to have ever graced the game. Chhetri has also picked Germany, Spain, Brazil, and England as his top four favorites in the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
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newsfootball11 days ago

You tend to get carried away after two back-to-back wins, says Stephen Constantine

Indian football team coach Stephen Constantine has stated that after the side's two consecutive wins against Chinese Taipei and Kenya, they got a bit carried away against New Zealand last night. India, however, still top the table with six points from three games and a goal difference of plus seven.
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featurefootball12 days ago

Talking points from India’s narrow loss against New Zealand

India’s prolific run in the Intercontinental Cup came to a shuddering halt on Thursday as the Kiwis beat the hosts 2-1 at the Mumbai Football Arena inflicting the campaign’s first defeat. However, India have made it to the final and now await Kenya’s result against Taiwan to find out who they face.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball12 days ago

Intercontinental Cup is a good platform to test ourselves ahead of the AFC Cup, says Narzary

Indian winger Halicharan Narzary has recently revealed that the Intercontinental Cup was a platform for Chhetri & Co to test themselves against world-class opponents ahead of next year’s AFC Asian Cup. India take on New Zealand in their final group encounter at the Mumbai Football Arena today.
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