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featurefootballa year ago

Why East Bengal should not rush to play in the Indian Super League

With arch-rivals Mohun Bagan already set to play in the Indian Super League, after merging with ATK, India awaits to see how East Bengal reacts to it. However, the ‘red and gold’ brigade are preoccupied with a lot of internal mishaps, which is why they should not rush to play in the top-tier league.
sounak mullick
featurefootballa year ago

India’s third continental spot that AIFF isn’t talking about

The AIFF was supposed to send three teams to AFC tournaments this season, but as things stand, only two of them might make the cut. Even though the completion of I-League season could have solved the problem and given us the missing piece in the puzzle, AIFF called off the Indian Football season.
sounak mullick
featurefootball2 years ago

P.K. Banerjee - Kolkata’s first Dada

PK Banerjee, one of the finest footballers the country has ever produced, passed away at the age of 83. The dynamic footballer represented India in three Asian Games, two Olympic Games and was part of India's squad that finished as runners-up in the 1964 AFC Asian Cup.
sounak mullick
featurefootball2 years ago

Mohun Bagan & ATK - more of adapting to change than sold legacy

Mohun Bagan joined hands with Indian Super League outfits ATK earlier this year, with the former giving out 80% of its shares to the club, which is also based out of Kolkata. The 131-year old club is going to jointly feature in the top tier league of Indian football from the next season.
sounak mullick
featurefootball2 years ago

I-League staring at eternal damnation as AIFF looks to “progress” Indian football

While no concrete decisions, concerning the future of the I-League next year, have been taken by AIFF yet, things have escalated enormously over the last one month. What started as the AIFF’s denial to broadcast half of the league matches has turned into I-League clubs fighting their very existence.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball5 years ago

FIFA U17 World Cup | Logo, venues and tournament dates

The FIFA U-17 World Cup is just eight months away and Indian football fans are excited to host the first-ever official FIFA tournament in the country. The venues for the matches have been announced after all of them passed inspection by FIFA themselves for hosting a tournament of this magnitude.
SportsCafe Desk
featurefootball5 years ago

AFC Cup | Bengaluru FC's win means much more for Indian football than a semis spot

Bengaluru FC, the reigning I-League champions, replicated Dempo and East Bengal's success in the AFC Cup by becoming the third Indian team to book a place in the semis. Can they have a similar impact, though?
Amlan Majumdar
featurefootball5 years ago

Debate: Has Sunil Chhetri surpassed Bhaichung Bhutia as a footballer?

Amlan Majumdar