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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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featurefootball2 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Fresh bunch set to sweep away veterans by next season

Apart from some of the usual suspects, many young Indian players have hogged the limelight in the 2020-21 Indian Super League, against all odds. With the coaches also showing immense faith in young blood, we can expect the new crop to take the Indian football storm in the near future.
sounak mullick
newsfootball4 months ago

ISL 2020-21 | Odisha FC have quality and mental strength to win matches, claims Carles Cuadrat

Carles Cuadrat stated that Odisha FC possesses the quality and mental strength to win games even though they have failed to collect all three points in any of their matches so far. Fourth-placed Bengaluru FC will lock horns with Odisha FC at the GMC Stadium, in Bambolin, on Thursday evening.
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newsfootball8 months ago

Sunil Chhetri has mentored me from the first day, reveals Udanta Singh

Indian winger Udanta Singh stated that Sunil Chhetri has been mentoring from his early days and helped him cope up with many difficult situations in the past. The speedy winger made his International debut back in 2016, having earned 27 caps so far and was part of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup squad.
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newsfootballa year 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.
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featurefootballa year 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
featurefootballa year ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifier | Know Your Opponent – Afghanistan

India comes into their fourth match of the 2022 FIFA World Cup campaign under heavy pressure as they face a must-win match with some of their crucial players missing at the back. However, while it may seem that way by their previous results, Afghanistan are no pushovers in their backyard.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootballa year ago

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers | Igor Stimac announces 26-member squad, Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem earns first call-up

Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac has announced a 26-member squad on Wednesday for India's upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier games against Afghanistan and Oman. ATK goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh Moirangthem, who represented India in the U-17 World Cup, earned his first senior team call-up.
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newsfootballa year ago

We deserved to win against FC Goa, claims Bengaluru FC coach Carlos Cuadrat

Bengaluru FC shared the spoils with FC Goa in the Indian Super League clash on Monday at the Kanteerava Stadium and the Blues’ head coach Carlos Cuadrat believes they deserved the three points. Ashique Kuruniyan’s mistake led to a late penalty which decided the fate of the encounter.
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newsfootballa year ago

ISL 2019-20 | It was difficult match against tough opposition, says Sergio Lobera

FC Goa manager Sergio Lobera stated that he was satisfied with the draw against Bengaluru FC given the match was against a difficult side and the hosts didn’t play like they deserved to win anyway. The Spanish manager, however, didn’t believe that Edu Bedia and Hugo Boumous’ absence was the problem.
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