Indian Football Team
Sports  /  Published 02.09.21

SAFF Championships: India take on Nepal

The Indian men’s football team will kick start its preparations for the next month’s SAFF Championships in the Maldives with the first of the two international friendly matches against Nep...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 23.08.21

Syed Hakim passes away

Syed Shahid Hakim, former India footballer and member of the 1960 Rome Olympics squad, passed away on Sunday at a hospital in Gulbarga, Karnataka. Hakim saab, as he was popularly known, was 82. In h...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 16.08.21

Former India defender Chinmoy dies at 68

Former India defender Chinmoy Chatterjee, who played for the three Maidan heavyweights in his prime in the 1970-80s, died of cardiac arrest at his Khardah residence on Sunday. He was 68. Chatterjee i...
By PTI in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 10.08.21

India camp in city from Sunday

The Indian national football team will have their camp for the upcoming international friendlies slotted in September in the city from Sunday. The training sessions will begin from the next day (Augus...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 22.07.21

Awards for Jhingan, Suresh

India defender Sandesh Jhingan was on Wednesday named the All India Football Federation (AIFF)’s men’s Footballer of the Year, while midfielder Suresh Singh Wangjam was picked as the Emerg...
By PTI in New Delhi


Sports  /  Published 10.06.21

Self-focus tip from Chhetri

India football captain Sunil Chhetri made his debut for the national team in 2005 and till date is one of the fittest players around.  The 36-year-old has a simple piece of advice for youngsters...
By Our Bureau in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 09.06.21

Not just stats, goals bound by fitness

Sunil Chhetri has moved to second place — only behind Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo — on the active international goalscorers’ list, a feat that former skipper Bhaichung Bhutia ...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 06.06.21

India shifts focus to Bangladesh game

The loss to Qatar done and dusted with, India are now looking forward to their next match against Bangladesh in the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup qualifiers. Playing with 10 men for a major part ...
By Agencies in Doha

Sports  /  Published 29.05.21

Igor Stimac miffed

India’s national football coach Igor Stimac is unhappy with the preparations for the three World Cup qualifying matches beginning from June 3. The India squad was originally slated to reach Doh...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 19.05.21

Hobbies to stay calm in quest for Qatar glory

Midfielder Anirudh Thapa knows that the job on and off the field when the Indian football team travels to Qatar for the 2022 World Cup Qualifiers will be tough and so he is trying his best to concentr...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta


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