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featurefootball2 days ago

Will take time to adapt Igor Stimac’s philosophies, asserts Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri has admitted that the brand of football which they play under national team coach Igor Stimac is very new and will take time for them to adapt. With no realistic chance to progress in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, their immediate aim is to qualify for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup.
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newsfootball9 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Bengaluru FC beat Jamshedpur to move to second position

Bengaluru FC kept the pressure on the leading pack after goals from Erik Paartalu (8') and Sunil Chhetri (63’) gave the Blues a 2-0 win over Jamshedpur FC, at the Kanteerava Stadium, on Thursday. Bengaluru’s victory took them to second on the table, and within two points of leaders FC Goa.
Press Release
newsfootball15 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Sunil Chhetri brace helps Bengaluru FC beat FC Goa

The Blues began the new year with a 2-1 win over Sergio Lobera’s Men, with the aid of two Sunil Chhetri goals, and climbed up to the second place on the points table. The Bengaluru FC, only behind FC Goa in the points table, will next face Jamshedpur FC at the Kanteerava Stadium on January 9.
Press Release
newsfootball17 days ago

ISL 2019-20 | Bengaluru begin New Year with potential cracker against Goa

In what promises to be a battle between two of the most entertaining side’s in the League in the recent past, Bengaluru have come out on top in four of the last five meetings, managing to successfully control a Goa side that has been consistently lethal in attack.
Press Release
newsfootball2 months ago

Former Indian International Gouramangi Singh joins FC Bengaluru United as first team coach

Former Indian International Gouramangi Singh, who played 71 times in the national colours, has been appointed as the first-team coach of FC Bengaluru United. The 33-year-old former Indian centre back, who last played for I-League side NEROCA FC, has revealed why he choose coaching over playing.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 months 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.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 months ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | Know how tough the Oman game will be, admits Igor Stimac

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac has admitted that the game will be tough against Oman at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex in Muscat on Tuesday for their fifth match of the qualifiers, as he provided an update on the squad. Indian captain Sunil Chhetri shared his thoughts on the match.
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featurefootball2 months ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | The huge misconception brewing over Indian football

India travels to Oman for their fifth 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers match at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex, where the hosts have scored seven times and conceded only once. And given India’s past record with Oman and in matches pertaining to World Cups, a nightmare potentially awaits them.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball2 months ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | Seiminlen Doungel dedicates equalizer to entire family

India's young winger Seiminlen Doungel, who scored a late equalizer against Afghanistan in the World Cup qualifiers, during the injury time has dedicated the goal to his entire family. The youngster also spoke about the motivation by his wife and the inspiration he draws from Sunil Chhetri.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootball2 months ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | We really miss Sandesh Jhingan’s presence in defence, says Rahul Bheke

Defender Rahul Bheke admitted that the Blue Tigers are really missing Sandesh Jhingan’s presence in the backline. With three draws and a loss, India will need two convincing wins at the very least in their next two games — away to Oman at the Al-Seeb Stadium on Tuesday being the next.
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