newsfootball15 hours ago

Excited to be back after knee surgery, elates Jeje Lalpekhlua

Indian footballer Jeje Lalpekhlua has been missing from action for club and country due to a knee injury but the Chennaiyin FC striker is raring to go again after recuperating from surgery. Jeje has been impressed with the Indian team under Igor Stimac and hopes to return to national duty soon.
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featurefootball17 hours ago

2022 FIFA WC Qualifiers | Moronic India-Bangladesh draw risks elevating distaste for non-cricket sports

Heroism is to face simultaneously one’s greatest suffering and one’s highest hope. While Friedrich Nietzche’s definition isn’t definitely an accurate one like the hundred others of this concept, the words do come as a shuddering realization when put into the context of India’s draw yesterday.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball20 hours ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | Boys stuck to game plan and frustrated India, says Jamie Day

Bangladesh head coach Jamie Day was pleased that his boys stuck to the game plan of frustrating India and coming away with a point despite being the minnows ahead of the contest. An 89th-minute goal from Indian defender Adil Khan meant the visitors had to head home with a point. 
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newsfootballa day ago

Couldn’t capitalize on chances we got, laments Sunil Chhetri

India football skipper Sunil Chhetri has admitted that the Blue Tigers had gotten numerous chances in their FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers match against Bangladesh which they failed to capitalize on. With their second draw in the group stages, India now have just two points from the first 3 matches.
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newsfootball2 days ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | Focus is on team, not players, says Sunil Chhetri

India football skipper Sunil Chhetri has been of the opinion that Igor Stimac believes in improving the side as a whole and not focus on any particular players. Chhetri, who wasn’t present in the team that drew a stalemate away in Qatar, believed his absence made the players play well.
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featurefootball2 days ago

World Cup Qualifiers | India vs Bangladesh - Statistical Preview

India will march onto the field at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on Tuesday evening as outright favorites when they face-off with Bangladesh. Bodog has also shown their faith in the Blue Tigers after a memorable goalless draw away in Qatar despite missing the services of Sandesh Jhingan.
Bodog India
newsfootball3 days ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifier | Expected India to overcome Qatar, says Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Ahead of the Group E World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh, Indian goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has said that he expected team India to win against Qatar in the historic goalless draw last month. Bangladesh is heading into the game on the back of a 0-2 loss at home to Qatar on October 10.
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newsfootball4 days ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifier | India under pressure at home, believes Bobby Mimms

Bangladesh goalkeeping coach Bobby Mimms is of the belief that India will be under pressure of losing in front of their home crowd in their World Cup qualifier game against Bangladesh at the Salt Lake Stadium, Kolkata. India will be missing the services of defender Sandesh Jhingan due to an injury.
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newsfootball5 days ago

Want to challenge for title in every competition we are part of, states Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri has asserted that Bengaluru FC will challenge for the title in every competition they are a part of this year. No team has successfully defended the ISL title with ATK and Chennaiyin FC failing to repeat the feat twice and Chhetri has said that it is only going to be tougher this time.
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newsfootball5 days ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | India still overwhelming favorites despite Sandesh Jhingan's absence, opines Jamie Day

Bangladesh head coach Jamie Day has said the Indian team will start as overwhelming favourites in the upcoming World Cup qualifier in Kolkata despite Sandesh Jhingan's absence. The Bangladesh coach also added that he has seen the way the Indian football team has progressed in recent times.
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