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newsfootball2 years ago

The 'real challenge begins now,' says coach Bibiano Fernandes after India qualifies for 2020 AFC U16 Championship

The Indian colts played sensational football and emerged as the Group B winners with a superior goal difference to seal a berth for next year’s AFC U16 Championship in Bahrain. Coach Bibiano Fernandes feels that the 'real challenge' for the youngsters begins after the success in the qualifiers.
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newsfootball2 years ago

AFC U16 Qualifiers| Indian colts trash Bahrain 5-0

The Indian U16 team blanked Bahrain 5-0 in their 2020 AFC Championships qualifiers to maintain a 100 per cent win record after winning by a similar margin in the last match against Turkmenistan. With the win on Friday evening, Bibiano Fernandes’ men are now unbeaten for 13 matches in a row
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newsfootball2 years ago

India U-15 side to face Turkish giants Fenerbahce this month

Defending SAFF champions, India U-15s, would be playing two friendly matches against Turkish giants Keciorengucu FC and Fenerbahce FC on September 9 and 11 respectively. Bibiano Fernandes’ side would next be heading to Uzbekistan, where they aim to make a mark in the AFC U-16 Championship.
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newsfootball2 years ago

India U-15 boys thump Nepal 5-0 in thrilling attacking display

The Indian U-15 football team registered an emphatic 5-0 win over neighbours Nepal in their opening SAFF Championship game. Maheson Singh, Shubho Paul, Anish Mazumder, Taison Singh, and Sridarth Nongmeikapam, all scored a goal each as Bibiano Fernandes' boys got off to a perfect start.
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newsfootball3 years ago

My boys showed the world what India is capable of, says football coach Bibiano Fernandes

Bibiano Fernandes sounded optimistic after India were knocked out of the U-16 Championship and mentioned that India is capable of beating better ranked teams in the world. India needed to win in the quarterfinals of the U-16 Championships to make it to the FIFA under-17 World Cup to be held in Peru.
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