newsfootball11 hours ago

Cannot let non-selection affect my performance, says Rahul Bheke

Rahul Bheke has stated that he couldn’t let his months of non-selection in the national team affect his club performance and he did the only thing in his hands – hard work. Heaping praise on new coach Igor Stimac, Bheke said that he would do anything coach will need and ask him to do.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball11 hours ago

King’s Cup 2019 | Igor Stimac has already shared what he wants from us, says Brandon Fernandes

Indian footballer Brandon Fernandes has revealed that new chief national coach Igor Stimac has already shared what he wants from the players. Brandon has also mentioned that he didn’t lose hope when he was not selected for the national side and said that ups and downs are a part of a player’s life.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball12 hours ago

Subrata Pal believes India’s forward line is in good hands

Former India goalkeeper Subrata Pal has stated that the Indian football team has some very good strikers to take the team to a good place during international matches. Pal also stated that Indian football needs more work at the grassroots level to develop the sport in the country.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 days ago

Reports | Five venues shortlisted for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has shortlisted five venues for the upcoming FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup to be played next year in India. According to The Times of India, Goa, Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Kolkata and Mumbai have been shortlisted for the mega football event in the country.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 days ago

ISL | Seiminlen Doungel trades Kerala Blasters FC for FC Goa

25-year old striker Seiminlen Doungel has announced his departure from Kerala Blasters FC after having signed a deal with 2019 Super Cup champions FC Goa ahead of the start of the upcoming domestic season. Doungel scored two goals and had four assists in his last season with Kerala Blasters FC.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball4 days ago

King’s Cup | I had a gut feeling that a call may happen, says Adil Khan

After finding his name on the 37-man probable list of Indian footballers ahead of the King’s Cup, Adil Khan has said that he had a gut feeling that he will get a call for the camp. Adil also stated that he was following Igor Stimac and realised that the coach was more of a defensive-oriented one.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball4 days ago

Ahmedabad to host four-nation Intercontinental Cup in July

Ahmedabad’s TransStadia Arena will host the second edition of the four-nation Intercontinental Cup football tournament in the month of July this year. Defending champions India will play their matches against Syria, North Korea and Tajikistan in the tournament in Gujarat from July 7-18.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball4 days ago

Why different penalties for different clubs for the same offence, questions Gokulam Kerala's VC Praveen

Gokulam Kerala FC president VC Praveen has expressed his disappointment on AIFF’s decision to impose a fine of Rs 10 lakh each on the five I League clubs by asking why AIFF imposed different penalties for the same offence. Minerva Punjab owner Ranjit Bajaj had also slammed AIFF’s decision yesterday.
Chiranjibi Pati
newsfootball5 days ago

Last four months were the most exposure we have got in our history, believes Dalima Chhibber

Indian female footballer Dalima Chhibber is of the belief that the team got the best exposure in the history of the sport in India in the last four months. Chhibber also stated that as women’s footballers in the country, they were always looking forward to the exposure that they got now.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball5 days ago

Asking for meeting with AIFF President has cost us 10 lakhs, asserts Ranjit Bajaj

After the AIFF’s disciplinary committee imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on five I-League clubs, Minerva Punjab owner Ranjit Bajaj has lashed out at the federation by saying that asking for a meeting with the president has cost them Rs 10 lakh. Bajaj also termed the order by the AIFF “immature”.
Chiranjibi Pati