newsfootball9 days ago

Intercontinental Cup | Anas Edathodika named on Igor Stimac’s list for preparatory camp

Anas Edathodika has been called back into the Indian national camp by coach Igor Stimac for the preparations ahead of the upcoming Intercontinental Cup in July. The 35 probable Indian footballers will attend the camp at the Mumbai Football Arena from June 25 under the guidance of Stimac.
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featurefootball13 days ago

King’s Cup | Predicted XI for India’s third place match against Thailand

With Igor Stimac already assuring that he would want to experiment the remaining players during India’s third-placed game against Thailand, India’s starting line-up would be the most interesting thing of the match on Saturday. Here’s what we think could be India’s field starting lineup.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball18 days ago

King’s Cup | Nishu Kumar, Jobby Justin released from the camp as Igor Stimac selects 23-man Indian team

Nishu Kumar and Jobby Justin were the last two players who were released from the national camp on Saturday as the newly-appointed football coach Igor Stimac finalised the Indian team for the upcoming King’s Cup in Thailand. The Blue Tigers will take on Curacao in their opening encounter on June 5.
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newsfootball19 days ago

King’s Cup | We’re going to use the tournament to try few different things, says Igor Stimac

India coach Igor Stimac revealed that he will be trying out new combinations with the Indian football team as they get ready to play in the upcoming King’s Cup in Thailand. Stimac added that a collective effort is required by the entire Indian public to boost the growth of football in the country.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

I am happy with the quality of players I have seen, says Igor Stimac

Igor Stimac has revealed that he is more than happy with the quality of Indian football players that he has come across in the national team ever since his appointment as head coach. Stimac has added that he wants the senior players in the team to set a role model for the younger generation.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

King's Cup 2019 | Jeje Lalpekhlua, Halicharan Narzary miss out as AIFF announces 37-man squad

AIFF has announced a 37-man probable squad for the preparatory camp ahead of the King’s Cup and some of the big names missing through injuries are Jeje Lalpekhlua, Halicharan Narzary, Ashique Kuruniyan and more. The likes of Jobby Justin, Michael Soosairaj, Komal Thatal are all included though.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

First tournament will be a little difficult for Igor Stimac, believes Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri is of the opinion that the first tournament would be difficult for the newly-appointed Indian team coach Igor Stimac. The Indian men’s team will travel to Thailand for the four-nation tournament King’s Cup in the first week of June and that will be the first assignment for the Stimac.
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newsfootballa month ago

Igor Stimac to be appointed as head coach of the Indian football team

Former Croatian World Cup player Igor Stimac has reportedly been given the go-ahead by the AIFF technical team to be appointed as the next head coach of the Indian football team. Stimac has played for Derby County and West Ham United in England and also coached the Croatian football team.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball2 months ago

India’s next manager | Under the Scanner – Sam Allardyce

With AIFF racing against time at the moment to get the right man for the job of the national men’s team coach, who would work in tandem with the recently appointed technical director Doru Isac, we look at the pros and cons of yet another potential candidate in the form of England’s Sam Allardyce.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball3 months ago

AIFF Super Cup | Chennai City knocks Bengaluru FC out of tournament

Defending champions Bengaluru FC have been knocked out of the ongoing Super Cup football tournament at Kalinga Stadium, Bhubaneswar as they were defeated by Chennai City FC by 2-1 goals. Nestor Gordillo (15’) and Pedro Manzi (54’) scored for the I-League champions to take them to the semi-finals.
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