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newsfootball6 months ago

Our target has been to qualify for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, reveals Igor Stimac

Indian national football team coach Igor Stimac has stated his focus is now to book a quota for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, for which they need to earn as many points in the remaining 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. India will play Oman in an International friendly this Thursday evening, in Dubai.
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featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2019-20 | Team of the “weak” after Game Phase 2

Indian Super League has completed four rounds of matches after every team has now played four games before the League paused for the international break for two weeks. Let's take a look at players, whose performance were far from average in between matchdays November 1 - November 10.
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newsfootball2 years ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | Igor Stimac announces 23-member Indian squad for Bangladesh tie

Head coach Igor Stimac has named 23 players for the Indian team that will take on Bangladesh in the FIFA World Cup Qualifier game to be played on 15 October at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata. Sandesh Jhingan and Pronay Halder are not a part of the side because of injury and fitness issues.
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newsfootball3 years ago

Reports | Mumbai City FC brings in Sarthak Golui and Hmingthan Mawia for next season

According to a report published by Goal, ISL side Mumbai City FC has roped in Sarthak Golui and Hmingthan Mawia for the next season of the league. The Mumbai team recently finished its ISL campaign by getting thrashed by FC Goa in the two-leg semi-final battle and will play the Super Cup next.
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newsfootball3 years ago

No plan to appoint new head coach before April-May, reveals AIFF secretary Kushal Das

AIFF general secretary Kushal Das has revealed that there are no plans to appoint a new head coach for the Indian team before April or May and they are yet to seek applications for the same. Stephen Constantine stepped down as coach after India fell to a last-gasp loss to Bahrain in the Asian Cup.
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newsfootball3 years ago

SAFF Cup 2018 | Didn’t disappoint anyone but ourselves, says Stephen Constantine

Indian coach Stephen Constantine has revealed that the team’s 2-1 loss to the Maldives in the final of the SAFF Cup did not disappoint anyone but the team. India had recorded wins against Sri Lanka, Pakistan, and the Maldives in the build-up to the final but suffered a surprising loss in the final.
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newsfootball3 years ago

SAFF Cup 2018 | India beat arch-rivals Pakistan 3-1 to secure spot in finals

The Indian football team pulled off a brilliant 3-1 win against arch-rivals Pakistan to book a spot in the final of the SAFF Cup in Dhaka on Wednesday. Two goals from Manvir Singh and one late strike from Sumit Passi ensured that Stephen Constantine’s men continued their good run.
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newsfootball3 years ago

SAAF Cup | Subhasish Bose-led Team India to meet Sri Lanka in their first game

Tournament favorites India will take on Sri Lanka in their first encounter of the ongoing South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Cup at the Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday. Defender Subhasish Bose would lead the defending champions in their opening game of the tournament.
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