newsfootball3 months ago

The only way to advance Indian football is to invest in grassroots programs, says Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhaichung Bhutia, a former captain of India's national football team, believes that funding grassroots development is the only way to advance the sport in the nation. Footballers in the nation, regardless of age, should play enough competitive games, according to him, to be successful.
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newsfootball4 months ago

Friendlies against Vietnam and Singapore will help India prepare for AFC Asian Cup, says Bhaichung Bhutia

Team India's former captain Bhaichung Bhutia who is now the new co-opted Executive committee member of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is looking forward to the men’s national team’s international friendlies in Vietnam which he feels will be an important experience for the side.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Bhaichung Bhutia makes a commitment to help Indian football grow

Ex-India captain Bhaichung Bhutia has said that he will continue to work hard for the growth of football in the nation, unconcerned by Kalyan Chaube's overwhelming victory in election for AIFF president post. He expressed his gratitude to everyone for their support throughout the election process.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Kalyan Chaubey elected AIFF president, beats Bhaichung Bhutia 33-1

Former India footballer Kalyan Chaubey has now become the new president of the All India Football Federation, after beating ex-captain of the national side, Bhaichung Bhutia, by a massive 33-1 margin. This means that Chaubey is the first player to hold the top spot in the national federation.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Bhaichung Bhutia claims Sikkim FA did not support him because of political pressure

Bhaichung Bhutia, the contender for the AIFF presidency, said that political pressure prevented his home state association, Sikkim FA, from endorsing him at the upcoming general body elections. One of Indian football's greatest superstars, Bhutia, is gearing up for the president's position.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Bhaichung Bhutia submits his nomination for position of AIFF President

In spite of the fact that former player Kalyan Chaubey has established himself as the front-runner in the race for the top position, the great Bhaichung Bhutia on Friday submitted his nomination for the position of president in the forthcoming All India Football Federation (AIFF) elections.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Bhaichung Bhutia wants 'right exposure' for upcoming Indian players

Former India skipper Bhaichung Bhutia is of the opinion that the new players from the country should be given the right kind of exposure. Not only that, but he also went on to say that the North-East region of the country, where too hails from, has a lot of sporting talent which should be tapped.
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featurefootball2 years ago

Throwback Thursday | The magical night In New Delhi when India claimed its first ever Nehru Cup

Indian football has traversed through many decades, with many moods to it, with some of them worth forgetting while many are worth to be cherished. In this edition of 'Throwback Thursday', we roll-back the clock to India's historic maiden Nehru Cup triumph, in New Delhi, back in 2007.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Growing expectations pushes me to become better footballer, admits Sahal Abdul Samad

Indian footballer Sahal Abdul Samad admitted that the increasing expectations from legendary footballers like IM Vijayan, Bhaichung Bhutia, and Sunil Chhetri has pushed him to become a better footballer. The footballer made his international debut in 2019 and since then been a regular for India.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Win over UAE in 2001 changed perception of Indian football, claims Sukhwinder Singh

Former Indian coach Sukhwinder Singh stated India’s historic won over UAE in the 2002 World Cup Qualifiers under his supervision changed the perception of Indian Football in front of the world. Sukhwinder is one of the most decorated Indian coaches, at both a domestic and an international level.
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