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newsfootball8 days ago

2021 AFC Cup | Bengaluru FC rout Nepal's Tribhuvan Army FC 5-0

Bengaluru FC breezed past Nepal's Tribhuvan Army FC in their second preliminary round fixture at the GMC Stadium, in Bambolin, last Wednesday to enter AFC Cup play-offs. Clieton Silva and Rahul Bheke each scored a brace, while Sunil Chhetri netted once to register an emphatic win.
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newsfootball10 days ago

2021 AFC Cup | Want players to keep the ball and maintain high tempo, asserts Marco Pezzaiuoli

German manager Marco Pezzaiuoli will be in charge of Bengaluru FC for the first time when they take on Nepal's Tribhuvan Army Club in their AFC preliminary round match, this Wednesday evening, in Goa. The Blues are the most successful Indian team in the competition, having reached the final in 2016.
Press Release
newsfootball11 days ago

2021 AFC Cup | Expect a reaction from the whole team after disastrous ISL, reveals Sunil Chhetri

Indian skipper Sunil Chhetri expects a turnaround from all the players of Bengaluru FC in the upcoming AFC Cup clash, following a disastrous Indian Super League season. The Blues will be up against Nepal’s Tribhuvan Army FC at the GMC Stadium, in Bambolin, this Wednesday evening.
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newsfootball15 days ago

2021 AFC Cup | Sunil Chhetri to lead Bengaluru FC after recovering from Covid-19

Sunil Chhetri will lead Bengaluru FC in the upcoming 2021 AFC Cup after recovering from Covid-19. The legendary footballer missed out on India’s International friendlies against Oman and UAE last month but will be available for the Blues’ match against Nepal’s Tribhuvan Army next week in Goa.
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newsfootballa month ago

Our target has been to qualify for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, reveals Igor Stimac

Indian national football team coach Igor Stimac has stated his focus is now to book a quota for the 2023 AFC Asian Cup, for which they need to earn as many points in the remaining 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. India will play Oman in an International friendly this Thursday evening, in Dubai.
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newsfootballa month ago

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | Cried few times after watching footage of India's loss to Oman, recalls Igor Stimac

Head coach Igor Stimac has admitted that he cried after watching the footage of India’s loss to Oman in the opening match of their 2022 World Cup Qualifiers. The Blue Tigers are still on the hunt for their first win, with Oman also looking to complete a double over them in the qualifiers.
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featurefootballa month ago

India vs Oman | Match preview, key players, when and where to watch

The Blue Tigers will resume international football after a 16-month gap against Oman, at the Maktoum Bin Rashid Stadium, in Dubai, on Thursday evening. The Gulf nation has already defeated India twice in the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers, with the last match H2H match ending 0-1 in Oman's favour.
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featurefootballa month 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
newsfootballa month ago

Sunil Chhetri tests positive for Covid-19

Indian national team captain Sunil Chhetri has tested positive for Covid-19, with the star taking to Twitter for announcing the development. During the 2020-21 Indian Super League, the talismanic striker completed his 200th game for Bengaluru FC, while scored his 100th goal for the club as well.
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newsfootball2 months ago

India to play friendlies against Oman and UAE ahead of WC qualifiers

The Indian football team are all set to play two friendlies against Oman and the United Arab Emirates in Dubai on March 25 and March 29 respectively. The Blue Tigers will be back in action for the first-time since November 2019, when they played against Oman in the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers.
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