Shyam Thapa
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 08.05.20

Foreigner cap tweak

The All India Football Federation (AIFF)’s technical committee has recommended the implementation of the 3-plus-1 rule for including foreigners in the starting XI of teams playing in the Indian Supe...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.12.18

Plan for soccer academy in Siliguri: Shyam Thapa

Shyam Thapa, the chairman of the North Bengal Board for Development of Sports and Games, said on Tuesday that it had plans to set up a residential football academy in Siliguri.The former Indian soccer...
By Our Correspondent in Siliguri

Sports  /  Published 25.01.20

Myself at home an intruder

Right at the outset, a confession. I am a diehard Mohun Bagan fan. I have been so ever since Shyam Thapa scored that mesmerising bicycle kick to take Mohun Bagan to victory in the Calcutta derby in 19...
By Devdan Mitra

Football  /  Published 09.05.19

Stimac set to be new coach of India

Former Croatia World Cupper and their ex-manager Igor Stimac is set to be appointed as head coach of the Indian national football team. The technical committee of the All India Football Federation (AI...
By A Staff reporter in Calcutta


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