newsfootball8 days ago

Sunil Chhetri urges the team to work hard and qualify from top of the group

India football team skipper Sunil Chhetri has warned his side against becoming complacent after securing a berth in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 and challenged them to keep working hard and qualify as group toppers. India are yet to play against Mauritius and Kyrgyzstan in remaining Group A games.
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reportfootball9 days ago

India secure AFC Asian Cup berth with 4-1 win over Macau

Goals from Rowlin Borges, Sunil Chhetri, and Jeje Lalpekhlua made sure that India found their way into the AFC Asian Cup after an absence of eight years. Macau put up a brave fight and even equalized after the first goal but an own goal at the other end put the game outside their reach.
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newsfootballa month ago

Nike launches team India’s new kit for FIFA U-17 World Cup

India will host the FIFA U-17 World Cup next month and it will be the biggest event for the country in the football. For this exciting event, Nike launched new Indian jersey and the U-17 team will be the first Indian team ever to wear the Indian team colors at such a global tournament.
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newsfootballa month ago

Sunil Chhetri offers motivational words for India U-17 team ahead of FIFA World Cup

Sunil Chhetri has issued a rallying cry for the India Under-17 team asking them not to be scared while facing higher ranked teams. The Indian captain emphasized that this is a huge moment for Indian football and the team should give it their all so as not to have any regrets after the tournament.
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newsfootballa month ago

AFC Asian Cup| Second-half brace by Balwant Singh helps India overcome lacklustre Macau

India extended their unbeaten streak to 11 games and now sit atop the group stepping closer to qualification as they overcame a resilient Macau side, thanks to two second-half goals by substitute Balwant Singh. They now host Macau and Myanmar before travelling to Kyrgyzstan to end the group stage.
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newsfootball2 months 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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newsfootball3 months 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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newsfootball3 months 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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newsfootball3 months 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.
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newsfootball3 months 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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