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2023 AFC Asian Cup: China Withdraws From Hosting Continental Tournament Due To COVID-19 Surge

2023 AFC Asian Cup: China Withdraws From Hosting Continental Tournament Due To COVID-19 Surge

China were given hosting rights the 2023 AFC Asian Cup in June 2019 at the AFC Extraordinary Congress in Paris. The replacement host is yet to be announced.

14 May 2022
India Play Friendly Against Zambia Ahead Of AFC Asian Cup Final Round Qualifiers

India Play Friendly Against Zambia Ahead Of AFC Asian Cup Final Round Qualifiers

The Indian senior men's football team is ranked 106th in the FIFA chart, 19 places below the 87th ranked Zambia. Their match takes place on May 25.

13 May 2022

AFC Asian Cup 2023: Igor Stimac Names 41 Probables For Camp Ahead Of Final Round Qualifiers

India have been drawn in Group D with Hong Kong, Afghanistan, and Cambodia in the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 final round qualifiers.

Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine: India's Football Friendly Against Belarus On As Of Now, Says Igor Stimac

Russia's Invasion Of Ukraine: India's Football Friendly Against Belarus On As Of Now, Says Igor Stimac

AIFF officials have said that India was trying to avoid playing against Belarus in Bahrain amid a global sporting boycott of Russia and Belarus.

15 March 2022

AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers, Final Round: India Face Hong Kong, Afghanistan, Cambodia In Group D

India, the 1964 runners-up, will target their fifth participation in the AFC Asian Cup. Here's how India can qualify for the China tournament.

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20 February 2022
Rustam Akramov, Former India Football Coach Who Introduced Bhaichung Bhutia, Dies At 73

Rustam Akramov, Former India Football Coach Who Introduced Bhaichung Bhutia, Dies At 73

Rustam Akramov-coached Indian national football team rose to 94th in the February 1996 FIFA rankings -- its highest ever.


18 February 2022
Surajit Sengupta, India Football Legend And 'Heartthrob' Of Fans, Dies At 70

Surajit Sengupta, India Football Legend And 'Heartthrob' Of Fans, Dies At 70

Surajit Sengupta was an integral part of the Indian football teams in the 1970s. Last month, India also lost Subhas Bhowmick.


22 January 2022
Subhas Bhowmick Dies, Tributes Flow In For ‘Jose Mourinho’ Of Kolkata Maidan

Subhas Bhowmick Dies, Tributes Flow In For ‘Jose Mourinho’ Of Kolkata Maidan

A versatile national coach, Subhas Bhowmick was a member of the Indian side that won a bronze medal at the 1970 Asian Games. He enjoyed a successful club...


22 January 2022
Subhas Bhowmick, Indian Football Legend, Dies At 72 In Kolkata 

Subhas Bhowmick, Indian Football Legend, Dies At 72 In Kolkata 

Subhas Bhowmick was a successful coach and a prolific striker in his heydays for India and the big clubs of Kolkata.


01 January 2022
New Year 2022: FIFA World Cup, Cricket World Cups, Asian Games Headline Annual Sports Calendar

New Year 2022: FIFA World Cup, Cricket World Cups, Asian Games Headline Annual Sports Calendar

2022 will a huge year for sports and fans will pray that COVID-19 stays away. From top cricketing events, football action to big multi-sports events, the new...


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29 December 2021
Yearender 2021: Big Little Sunil Chhetri Sparks In Quite Year For Indian Football

Yearender 2021: Big Little Sunil Chhetri Sparks In Quite Year For Indian Football

India won a record-extending eighth SAFF Championship title but for a nation seeking to relive its glory days and re-establish itself on the big stage, a...


24 December 2021
Sanat Seth, Former India Goalkeeper, Dies At 91

Sanat Seth, Former India Goalkeeper, Dies At 91

Known for his acrobatic saves under the bar, Sanat Seth began his journey at the Eastern Railway FC in 1949 before moving to Aryan Club in 1951. He then moved...


15 December 2021
Asian Champions Trophy Hockey: India Ride On Dilpreet Singh’s Hat-Trick To Rout Bangladesh 9-0

Asian Champions Trophy Hockey: India Ride On Dilpreet Singh’s Hat-Trick To Rout Bangladesh 9-0

Apart from Dilpreet, Jarmanpreet Singh, Lalit Upadhayay, Akashdeep Singh, Mandeep Mor and Harmanpreet Singh, all got their names on the scoresheet against...


20 November 2021
Rohit Sharma Is A Class Act, 'We Enjoy Batting With Each Other': KL Rahul After Helping India Beat New Zealand

Rohit Sharma Is A Class Act, 'We Enjoy Batting With Each Other': KL Rahul After Helping India Beat New Zealand

During their 117-runs stand against New Zealand in Ranchi, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul became the first Indian pair to record five consecutive 50+ partnerships...


20 November 2021
Rohit Sharma Is A Class Act, 'We Enjoy Batting With Each Other': KL Rahul After Helping India Beat New Zealand

Rohit Sharma Is A Class Act, 'We Enjoy Batting With Each Other': KL Rahul After Helping India Beat New Zealand

During their 117-runs stand against New Zealand in Ranchi, Rohit Sharma and KL Rahul became the first Indian pair to record five consecutive 50+ partnerships...


13 November 2021
Khel Ratna Sunil Chhetri Thanks Real 'Superstars'

Khel Ratna Sunil Chhetri Thanks Real 'Superstars'

Arguably India's greatest footballer after the 'Golden Era' of the last century, Sunil Chhetri has played the most international matches and scored the most...


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10 November 2021
Brazil's Formiga Set To Retire From International Football

Brazil's Formiga Set To Retire From International Football

Formiga's final game for Brazil's national football team will be against India on November 25 in Manaus.


03 November 2021
Sunil Chhetri, First Khel Ratna Awardee Footballer, Reflects On 'Outstanding Journey'

Sunil Chhetri, First Khel Ratna Awardee Footballer, Reflects On 'Outstanding Journey'

Arguably India's greatest footballer after the 'Golden Era' of the last century, Chhetri has played most number of international matches and scored most goals.


31 October 2021
AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers: Dheeraj Singh's Shootout Heroics Power India To Best-Ever Finish

AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers: Dheeraj Singh's Shootout Heroics Power India To Best-Ever Finish

Currently placed in the second spot, India now have to wait till the conclusion of other group matches to know if they can qualify for their maiden AFC U-23...


19 October 2021
Sunil Chhetri Credits Youngsters For SAFF Championship Win, Says Indian Football Team Makes It Special

Sunil Chhetri Credits Youngsters For SAFF Championship Win, Says Indian Football Team Makes It Special

India defeated Nepal 3-0 in the final of 2021 SAFF Championship with goals from Sunil Chhetri, Suresh Wangjam and Sahal Abdul Samad.


19 October 2021
India Vs Nepal, SAFF Championship Final: Sunil Chhetri Equals Lionel Messi Feat As Blue Tigers Win 8th Title

India Vs Nepal, SAFF Championship Final: Sunil Chhetri Equals Lionel Messi Feat As Blue Tigers Win 8th Title

India crushed Nepal 3-0 to win their eighth SAFF Championship title after second-half goals from Sunil Chhetri, Suresh Wangjam and Sahal Abdul Samad in Male,...


15 October 2021
SAFF Football Championship Final: India Seek Eighth Title, Face Sprightly Nepal

SAFF Football Championship Final: India Seek Eighth Title, Face Sprightly Nepal

The final will be the 12th for India in 13 editions which shows the domination of India in this regional tournament.


14 October 2021
Sunil Chhetri On Retirement: 'It's Going To End Soon'

Sunil Chhetri On Retirement: 'It's Going To End Soon'

Sunil Chhetri made his international debut in 2005 against Pakistan in Quetta under head coach Sukhwinder Singh and went on to break all the possible records...


16 October 2021
India Vs Nepal, SAFF Football Championship Final, Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch

India Vs Nepal, SAFF Football Championship Final, Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch

Seven-time champions India face history-chasing Nepal in the 2021 SAFF Championship final. Check match and telecast details of the IND vs NEP football clash.


14 October 2021
SAFF Championship 2021, India Vs Maldives: Sunil Chhetri Stars In IND Win - Highlights

SAFF Championship 2021, India Vs Maldives: Sunil Chhetri Stars In IND Win - Highlights

Talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri struck twice to lead a beleaguered India to a 3-1 win over hosts Maldives in their final league match and enter the final of...


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