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featurefootballa year ago

Throwback Thursday | The magical night In New Delhi when India claimed its first ever Nehru Cup

Indian football has traversed through many decades, with many moods to it, with some of them worth forgetting while many are worth to be cherished. In this edition of 'Throwback Thursday', we roll-back the clock to India's historic maiden Nehru Cup triumph, in New Delhi, back in 2007.
sounak mullick
featurefootball2 years ago

ISL 2020 | Sandesh Jhingan set for rebirth post Kerala Blasters FC days

Just a few months shy of the new season, India’s most trusted defender Sandesh Jhinghan is without a club to his name after Kerala Blasters FC terminated his contract. With many suitors ready to offer him a job, this might be a rebirth for the 26-year old, who is yet to pass his prime.
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

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.
sounak mullick
featurefootball3 years ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | Qualification Scenarios : Every possible way India can qualify for the knockouts

While things could have been pretty straight forward had India managed a win or even a draw against hosts UAE, which many were hoping they would, it didn’t happen. However, it doesn’t necessarily make India’s third and last group game with Bahrain a must win either. Here’s how.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 years ago

The Good, Bad & the Ugly ft. Hardik Pandya, Mary Kom and Indian football team

After starting 2019 with mild elements in ‘bad’ and ‘ugly’ segments, we were overawed by the influx of things into the negative light. From Indian football team starting well in the Asian Cup to Hardik Pandya hogging attention with misogynistic comments, we bring this week's Good, Bad and Ugly.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 years ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | India players rated and slated from their 2-0 loss to UAE

India rued their missed chances and hard luck as UAE scored on either half of the game to get their crucial first win of the tournament as they took a massive step towards qualification to the knockout stage. India, however, has a realistic chance of creating history after yesterday’s performance.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 years ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | Why India should go for kill against UAE

India’s 4-1 win over Thailand in the campaign opener was largely unforeseen owing to their terrible recent history in the tournament. However, while the win has given hope to the Blue Tigers, they are up against a UAE side that has all possible ingredients blended well to win the tournament.
Subhayan Dutta
featurefootball3 years ago

AFC Asian Cup 2019 | Indian players rated and slated from their dominating 4-1 win over Thailand

India started their AFC Asian Cup campaign in the best way possible as they thrashed Thailand 4-1 to keep themselves in a place where a draw could pretty much suffice their spot into the knockout stage. However, the better news for the fans was the confidence most players exuded on the pitch.
Subhayan Dutta