Indian Football Team
Football  /  Published 27.08.22

Fifa lifts ban, U-17 World Cup is on

Fifa lifted the suspension on India on Friday thereby paving the way for the hosting of the Under-17 Women’s World Cup to be held from October 11-30. The world governing body had banned India fo...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 20.08.22

Olympic footballer Samar 'Badru' Banerjee dies

At a time when there was little incentive for a sportsperson, an 18-year-old Banerjee chose to become a footballer and went on to represent Bally Protiva, a third division club in the Calcutta Footbal...
By PTI in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 16.06.22

Cubs to Tigers, Stimac’s team for future

Team spirit, character and guts. That was India during the Asian Cup Qualifiers which saw them making it to the main round for the second consecutive time. India’s qualification was never in do...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 14.06.22

India qualify for Asian Cup in style

Told to hang up his boots after a medical condition, Anwar Ali's persistence and optimism in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds paid rich dividends here on Tuesday. Thanks to goals from An...
By Tapan Mohanta in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 14.06.22

Igor Stimac enjoys the ‘good headache’

India national football team coach Igor Stimac on Monday was in a happy space, enjoying the “good headache”. India take on Hong Kong in the last game of Group D AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers at...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta


Football  /  Published 12.06.22

Last-gasp surge for India

Three goals in six minutes, edge-of-the-seat action and, in the end, a thrilling Indian victory. Around 40,000 fans at Salt Lake Stadium were witness to drama on Saturday evening as India stayed on c...
By Angshuman Roy

Football  /  Published 10.06.22

Chhetri lesson and pat for young brigade

India football captain Sunil Chhetri praised his younger teammates for their performance in the AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers final round game against Cambodia on Wednesday. “Suresh Singh Wangja...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 05.06.22

Under fire AIFF to issue more tickets

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) woke up from its slumber and said 50000 tickets would be available for Wednesday’s Asian Cup Qualifier between India and Cambodia. A meagre number of tic...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 04.06.22

'Will quit the day I stop enjoying'

“A lot of known faces… meeting after a long time. ” Those were India football captain Sunil Chhetri’s first words as he welcomed mediapersons for a free-wheeling interaction a...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Football  /  Published 03.06.22

Gurpreet not taking rivals lightly

India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu does not want to belittle the lower-ranked opponents in the upcoming final round of the Asian Cup qualifiers and said the hosts have to be “respectful as w...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta


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