newsfootball11 days ago

Couldn’t sleep for two-three days after Asian Cup exit, reveals Pronay Halder

India and ATK’s defensive midfielder Pronay Halder has revealed that he couldn’t sleep for a few days after his mistake cost India a place in the knockout phase of AFC Asian Cup. His coach Steve Coppell has described the play as a stoic and performed professionally after the disappointment.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball14 days ago

AIFF Super Cup | Chennai City knocks Bengaluru FC out of tournament

Defending champions Bengaluru FC have been knocked out of the ongoing Super Cup football tournament at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar as they were defeated by Chennai City FC by 2-1 goals. Nestor Gordillo (15’) and Pedro Manzi (54’) scored for the I-League champions to take them to the semi-finals.
Press Release
newsfootball14 days ago

We are not particularly looking for big names to appoint next coach, says AIFF official

An AIFF official has come out and claimed that the Indian federation has no particular plan to hire a 'big name' as the next coach of the Indian football team. The national team were left without a coach after the departure of Englishman Stephen Constantine at the end of the AFC Asian Cup campaign.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball14 days ago

India jumps two spots to be ranked 101 in FIFA world rankings

The Indian football team has climbed two slots from 103 to be ranked 101 in the recent update of the FIFA rankings for the national teams. The Blue Tigers, who are still waiting for a new coach, have a total tally of 1219 points and are 18th among all Asian countries on the list.
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featurefootball14 days ago

AIFF Super Cup Quarterfinal | The battle of the champions promise more grit than tactics

If there’s one match that sums up the whole idea which had stemmed the introduction of the elite knockout tournament, it would be Bengaluru FC taking on Chennai City FC. Regardless of the schism that divides them, the quarterfinal promises to be a battle of relentless will to emerge victorious.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball25 days ago

Indian women’s team much better than men’s team, claims Sunil Chhetri

India men’s football team captain Sunil Chhetri has congratulated the women’s team for their fifth consecutive SAFF title win as he conceded the women’s team is better than their men counterparts. AIFF president Praful Patel has also heaped praise on the women’s team for their exploits.
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newsfootballa month ago

Not much difference Albert Roca and Carles Cuadrat, says Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri has stated that there haven’t been much difference between ISL winning coach Carles Cuadrat and his predecessor Albert Roca, who also took the side to the final last season. Bengaluru FC lifted the ISL trophy by beating FC Goa narrowly in the extra time, courtesy of Rahul Bheke’s goal.
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featurefootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | Bengaluru FC take on FC Goa in a game of subtle dualities

As far as hype for an ISL final goes for the neutral fans, Bengaluru FC taking on FC Goa is right there at the top for the sheer names on paper and kind of football both the sides prefer. And given the vengeance with which the two sides will take the field, this could easily be the best ISL final.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | Possession in midfield will be main battle in final, believes Carles Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC manager Carles Cuadrat has stated that the side controlling the ball well in the midfield would have the edge in the final on Sunday. The Spaniard also went to claim that they are not the favourites to win in the final despite winning both the league fixtures against the Gaurs.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2019 | Bengaluru FC ready for final against FC Goa

Carle Cuadrat's Bengaluru FC will seek redemption as they gear up to take on FC Goa in the final of this season of the Indian Super League at the Mumbai Football Arena in Andheri. Cuadrat is adamant that his players can thwart Goa's plans of laying their hands on silverware at the end of the season.
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