newsfootball2 days 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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newsfootball6 days 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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newsfootball21 days 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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newsfootballa month 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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reportfootballa month ago

Asian Cup 2019 Qualifiers | Sunil Chhetri shines as India beats Kyrgyz Republic 1-0

Yesterday, Asian Cup Qualifiers saw an entertaining match between India and Kyrgyz Republic, where the Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri showed his class again and scored the match winning goal to help India register a 1-0 win. India's next qualifier is against Macau on September 5.
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newsfootballa month ago

India register satisfactory win over Nepal in friendly

India's preparations for their AFC Asian Cup qualifier against Kyrgyzstan appeared on track as they thrashed lower-ranked Nepal 2-0 in an international friendly at Mumbai Football Arena on Tuesday. Sandesh Jhingan and Jeje Lalpekhlua scored for the hosts in the second half to set up the win.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Stage set for Bengaluru-Bagan battle at Barabati

It's a clash of the old versus the new when Mohun Bagan takes on Bengaluru FC in the finals of the Federation Cup today in Cuttack. While Bengaluru may be the favorites for the title on paper, Bagan will fancy their chances in the absence of Bengaluru's talisman Sunil Chettri.
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reportfootball4 months ago

Asian Cup Qualifier | Sunil Chhetri scores historic goal in Indian win

India got off to the perfect start in the Asian Cup Qualifiers through Sunil Chhetri who scored in injury time to secure a first win over Myanmar in 64 years. The Indian team were under pressure for most parts in the game but thanks to the heroics of Gurpreet Sandhu managed to keep a clean sheet.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Hope my I-League record is broken, says Chhetri

National captain Sunil Chhetri hopes that his record of being the top Indian goalscorer in the I-league is broken soon, saying that it will be good for the national team. He also said that assuming that India are in an easy group for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers would be a big mistake.
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newsfootball5 months ago

Constantine to take up U-17 India manager role on a temporary basis

National team coach Stephen Constantine will temporarily take over at the helm of the Under-17 football team after coach Nikolai Adam resigned in controversial circumstances. Constantine has been given the job ahead of the U-17 World Cup even as AIFF continue to look for a permanent replacement.
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