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newsfootball6 months ago

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | Draw against Qatar in the previous encounter makes us confident, states Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu feels that the historic draw against Qatar in the previous H2H meeting makes the Indian team confident ahead of the upcoming World Cup Qualifier. The Blue Tigers will lock horns with the reigning Asian champions this Thursday evening, in Doha.
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newsfootball6 months ago

Historic draw against Qatar game was not my best game, reveals Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu feels that the historic 0-0 draw against Qatar during the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers was not his best performance for the national side. The goalkeeper made his international debut for India back in 2011 during an AFC Challenge Cup Qualification match against Turkmenistan.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Time to prove we can defeat higher-ranked opponents, asserts Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Indian footballer Gurpreet Singh Sandhu feels that it’s time to prove that they can beat higher-ranked opponents on the world circuit. The Blue Tigers are set to make an international comeback since November, with them set to play two friendlies against Oman and UAE, later this month.
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featurefootball10 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Studs who stole the show - Week 11

Teams are leaving no stones unturned to give their best shot to make a cut to the play-offs as we approach the business end of the Indian Super League. With mouth-watering contests and sensational performances, the last week was lit, which brings us to this edition of ‘Studs who stole the show.’
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newsfootballa year ago

Indian players in foreign leagues need to earn their place in the starting XI, admits Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, one of the few Indian footballers to play professional football in Europe, stated that the scene in a foreign country is quite tough, with players needing to prove their potential before hoping to be in the starting XI. He feels many Indians are not ready to play abroad.
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newsfootballa year ago

Broke my leg during Europa League but was still smiling, reveals Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, the only Indian to play in the Europa League, revealed how he limped off the field after sustaining an injury in the match, yet he was not disappointed. The footballer is the first choice goalkeeper in the Indian national team with one close to replacing him.
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newsfootballa year ago

Was not getting enough playing time in Europe, claims Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu revealed that he wasn’t getting much playing time during his stay at Norwegian club Stabaek FC, which prompted him to head back towards India once again. The custodian now plays for ISL outfits Bengaluru FC and is a regular starter in the Indian national football side.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Subrata Paul has been a role model for me, reveals Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Indian International Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has stated that he considers veteran goalkeeper Subrata Paul as his role model and feels lucky to have trained alongside him. Sandhu and Paul were both a part of India’s 2011 AFC Asian Cup squad, where the ‘Blue Tigers’ were eliminated in the first round.
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newsfootball2 years ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | Anas Edathodika returns to national squad against Oman

Veteran Indian defender Anas Edathodika has returned to the national squad against Oman after he missed the Afghanistan game last week due to his mother's demise. Coach Igor Stimac expressed his happiness with his return while Sunil Chhetri and Gurpreet Singh Sandhu praised Anas for his commitment.
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newsfootball2 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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