newsfootball18 days ago

Nike launches team India’s new kit for FIFA U-17 World Cup

India will host the FIFA U-17 World Cup next month and it will be the biggest event for the country in the football. For this exciting event, Nike launched new Indian jersey and the U-17 team will be the first Indian team ever to wear the Indian team colors at such a global tournament.
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newsfootball18 days ago

Sunil Chhetri offers motivational words for India U-17 team ahead of FIFA World Cup

Sunil Chhetri has issued a rallying cry for the India Under-17 team asking them not to be scared while facing higher ranked teams. The Indian captain emphasized that this is a huge moment for Indian football and the team should give it their all so as not to have any regrets after the tournament.
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newsfootball20 days ago

AFC Asian Cup| Second-half brace by Balwant Singh helps India overcome lacklustre Macau

India extended their unbeaten streak to 11 games and now sit atop the group stepping closer to qualification as they overcame a resilient Macau side, thanks to two second-half goals by substitute Balwant Singh. They now host Macau and Myanmar before travelling to Kyrgyzstan to end the group stage.
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newsfootballa month ago

AFC Cup 2017 | Albert Roca announces Blues’ squad for knockout rounds

Bengaluru FC announced their 25-man list for the 2017 AFC Cup knockout rounds on Wednesday as Albert Roca’s men prepare to take on North Korean side April 25 SC, at the Kanteerava Stadium, in a week's time. The new-look squad sees as many as fourteen new faces following the ISL draft.
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newsfootball2 months ago

AIFF announce 34-member squad for AFC Asian Cup Qualifier

Indian national football team coach Stephen Constantine has announced a 34-man probable squad for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup qualifiers match against team Macau. Five players from the U-23 squad made their way to the senior squad and will also be training for the international encounter.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Bengaluru FC retain five players while signing eight new players

The latest inclusion in Indian Super League retained goalkeeper Lalthuammawia Ralte, Harmanjot Khabra, Lenny Rodrigues, Alwyn George, and Calvin Abhishek among the other retained players. The Bengaluru signed defenders Rahul Bheke and Zohmingliana Ralte to bolster their defense.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Indian Super League 2017 | Indian players to vie for ten ISL clubs selection

The player draft for the Indian Super League 2017 season will take place in Mumbai on Sunday, 23rd July and will feature both the new teams Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC. The draft will include some of the finest Indian footballers at the moment as they look to find a club for this year's ISL.
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newsfootball2 months ago

I will miss Mohun Bagan-Bengaluru FC rivalry, says Sunil Chhetri

Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri revealed that he would miss competing against Mohun Bagan in the I League as the team is now a part of the Indian Super League. However, Chhetri suggested that the introduction of two leagues will create more opportunities for young Indian footballing talent.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Bengaluru FC retain Sunil Chhetri and Udanta Singh for maiden ISL campaign

Sunil Chhetri and Udanta Singh have signed three-year extensions with Bengaluru FC until the end of the 2019-20 season, which means that the duo will feature in their side's Indian Super League debut this year. Chhetri and Singh were the two players over the age of 21 to be retained.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Sunil Chhetri surpasses Wayne Rooney to become the fourth highest active goalscorer in international football

Sunil Chhetri displaced England striker Wayne Rooney to occupy the fourth spot on the international highest active goalscorer list courtesy his winning strike against Kyrgyzstan. Chhetri is now behind Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi and Clint Dempsey who occupy the top three positions in that order.
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