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newsfootball10 months ago

Indian women's football team lose 2-3 to Sweden's Hammarby IF

The Indian women's football team lost to Swedish top-tier side Hammarby IF 2-3 in their friendly match in Stockholm, on Wednesday. The Indian eves took the lead twice, but conceded each time, while Ranjana Chanu scored an own goal towards the end of the match to hand the hosts a narrow victory.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Indian women's team prepares for Hammarby test after inspiring wins in UAE and Bahrain

The Indian women's team recently played four friendly matches in the middle-east, having defeated UAE (4-1), Bahrain (5-0), Chinese Taipei (1-0) and losing the remainder to Tunisia (0-1). with the eves in great form, they are now set to face-off Swedish tier 1 side Hammarby IF, on October 20.
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newsfootball10 months ago

Indian women's football team script 5-0 win over Bahrain

The Indian women's football team registered an inspiring 5-0 win over Bahrain in their international friendly match in Bahrain, on Sunday. Sangita Basfore opened the scoring in the 13th minute, Pyari Xaxa scored a brace, while Indumathi Kathiresan and Manisha Kalyan scored one each.
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newsfootballa year ago

Despite win over Nepal, India still has lot to improve on, says coach Igor Stimac

Indian national football team coach Igor Stimac feels that there are a lot of areas in which they can improve, in spite of the 2-1 win over Nepal on Sunday. Goals from Farukh Choudhary and Sunil Chhetri were enough to seal a win, which came as a sigh of relief after a 1-1 draw in the previous match.
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newsfootballa year ago

Senior players of the Indian squad have been extremely supportive, admits Rahim Ali

Indian forward Rahim Ali, who made his International debut against Nepal on Thursday evening, admitted that the senior players of the squad have been extremely supportive towards him. Even though India settled for a 1-1 draw against a low-ranked Nepal side, Rahim was awarded the 'Man of the Match'.
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newsfootballa year ago

India settle for 1-1 draw against Nepal in friendly

India settled for a 1-1 draw against Nepal in their friendly match played in Kathmandu, on Thursday evening. Anjan Bista scored for the hosts in the 36th minute by virtue of a mishap between an Indian defender and the goalkeeper, while Anirudh Thapa restored parity at the stroke of the hour mark.
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newsfootball3 years ago

India likely to play World Cup finalists Croatia in a friendly next year

The Indian football team could get to play one of their biggest matches in recent times if AIFF manages to execute their plans to perfection and fix a date with 2018 World Cup runners-up Croatia. AIFF general secretary Kushal Das held initial talks about the matter during his visit to Zagreb.
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newsfootball6 years ago

Henderson to lead England against Spain in Rooney's absence, reveals Southgate

England's interim boss Gareth Southgate has said that the participation of captain Wayne Rooney in Tuesday's friendly against Spain is in doubt due to an injury scare. Liverpool's Jordan Henderson is set to lead England in Rooney's absence at Wembley. 
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newsfootball6 years ago

Wayne Rooney : I didn’t deserve to play the Leicester game

Wayne Rooney believes he would have put himself on the bench after the Watford performance where Man United were thrashed 3-1 by the London-based team. Rooney, who is about to turn 31, said that he would never turn his back on England and would be happy to play off the bench for the Three Lions.
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