newsfootball29 days ago

AFC picks Dheeraj Singh as one among 11 to watch out for in 2023

Goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem, 22, of FC Goa, has been chosen by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) as one of 11 players who will "leave their mark on the game" in 2023. For the second year in a row, Dheeraj is FC Goa's first-choice keeper in the 2022–23 Indian Super League (ISL).
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newsfootball1 year ago

2021 AFC U23 Asian Cup Qualifiers | India script win over Kyrgyzstan, but fail to qualify for main event

India defeated Kyrgyzstan by a penalty shootout 4-2 in the final match of the Group E of the AFC U23 Asian qualifiers to finish in second place. However, they failed to qualify to the final tournament, with the four best second-placed teams after the group stages to make the cut.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Getting into the national team had big impact on my confidence, insists Dheeraj Singh

Indian goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh admitted that his confidence was boosted after his selection to the national squad for the international friendly matches in March. It was following the assignment that the custodian produced some brilliant performances for FC Goa in the AFC Champions League.
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newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2020-21 | FC Goa players will not get enough rest before Odisha FC games, complains Juan Ferrando

FC Goa head coach Juan Ferrando is worried that his players won’t get enough rest, with them set to play against Odisha FC, just three days after their 2-2 draw against Chennaiyin FC. The ‘Gaurs’ are currently at the fourth position on the league table, having collected 24 points from 17 matches.
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newsfootball2 years ago

ISL 2020-21 | Studs who stole the show - Week 10

The league is aging well, with the teams breathing in the necks of one another, in a race to secure a place in the play-offs, even though Mumbai City FC have almost cemented themselves at the top. The last week has been eventful as usual, which brings us to this edition of Studs who stole the show.
sounak mullick
newsfootball3 years ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | Igor Stimac announces 26-member squad, Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem earns first call-up

Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac has announced a 26-member squad on Wednesday for India's upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier games against Afghanistan and Oman. ATK goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem, who represented India in the U-17 World Cup, earned his first senior team call-up.
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newsfootball3 years ago

ISL 2019-20 | ATK rope in Sehnaj Singh and Dheeraj Singh to strengthen Indian core

With their foreign recruitments almost done, the two-time champions have roped in Indian talents Sehnaj Singh, a defensive midfielder, and emerging goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh. While Sehnaj would be joining the Kolkata-based side from Mumbai City FC, Dheeraj arrived from Kerala Blasters.
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newsfootball4 years ago

India U-23 football team to play friendly match against Qatar

The Derrick Pereira-led India U-23 football team are scheduled to play a friendly match against Qatar at Doha's Aspire Academy later this year on March 11. This will be part of India's preparation for the 2020 AFC U-23 Championship Qualifiers that are slated to commence from March 22 in Thailand.
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featurefootball4 years ago

ISL 2019 | Studs and Duds from Mumbai FC’s entertaining draw against Kerala Blasters

Though Mumbai returned from Kochi with a valuable point in what looked like a lost cause, their fans know well that they have to improve a lot if they are to compete for the title. Here are the studs and duds from the 1-1 draw, which could indicate what to expect from whom in the next few months.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball5 years ago

ISL | Kerala Blasters FC announce the signing of French defender Cyril Kali

Kerala Blasters took to Twitter recently to announce their latest signing for the upcoming season of the Indian Super League in the form of 34-year old French Defender, Cyril Kali. Kali, a 34-year old centre-half who has spent most of his career in Greece, joins from Greek club - Apollon Pontou.
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