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Make SAFF C`ship an U-23 tournament, says Medeira

Last Updated: Saturday, December 10, 2011, 18:49

Indian football coach Savio Medeira on Saturday said that the SAFF Championships should be an Under-23 event as it is tough for seniors to play in a tournament because of hectic schedule.

No team is favourite from here on: Medeira

Last Updated: Thursday, December 08, 2011, 22:58

As his wards prepare to take a shot at the the SAFF Championship title, Indian football coach Savio Medeira on Thursday said that no team is favourite from the semifinals onwards and the one that commits minimum mistake will go on to win the tournament.

Want to beat Bhutan by a big margin: Savio

Last Updated: Sunday, December 04, 2011, 21:27

The job has become tough after a draw against Afghanistan but Indian football coach Savio Medeira has not lost hope of topping their group as they are aiming to score big against Bhutan in their second league match of the SAFF Championships, on Sunday.

Medeira quashes rumours of Dempo players leaving national team

Last Updated: Saturday, December 03, 2011, 21:42

Indian football coach Savio Medeira on Saturday dispelled doubts over Dempo players walking out in the middle of the national team’s campaign in the ongoing SAFF Championship here.

Referee didn`t give penalty for handball: Medeira

Last Updated: Saturday, December 03, 2011, 21:28

Indian football coach Savio Medeira was furious after the 1-1 draw with Afghanistan, claiming that his team was "denied a penalty" in their opening fixture of the SAFF Championship on Sunday

We are mixing Houghton and Colaco style of football: Savio Medeira

Last Updated: Friday, December 02, 2011, 18:59

Indian football coach Savio Medeira said that his team is now employing both long ball and possession game, a mix of the playing styles of his two predecessors.

Defending SAFF title won`t be easy: Indian football coach

Last Updated: Thursday, December 01, 2011, 18:12

Indian football coach Savio Medeira was neither confidence personified nor short on hope on the eve of the SAFF Championship but said failing to defend the title would not be a letdown as the team did not get "enough time to prepare".

Zambian test awaits Indian football team

Last Updated: Monday, November 28, 2011, 18:16

Acid test awaits the Indian football team as it prepares to take on higher-ranked Zambia

Indian football coach happy with team`s performance

Last Updated: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 08:40

Expressing satisfaction with his team`s performance in the FIFA international friendly football series, Indian coach Savio Medeira on Wednesday pointed out that his wards have won the friendly series against Malaysia despite not practising for long.

Medeira mulls changes ahead of friendly against Malaysia

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 18:24

Keeping the SAFF Cup in mind, coach Savio Medeira is set to ring in changes and try out new players when the Indian football team takes on Malaysia in the second friendly international, to be held on Tuesday.

India take on Malaysia in football friendly on Sunday

Last Updated: Saturday, November 12, 2011, 23:04

With a new coach at the helm, Indian football team would look to post a win after a long gap when they take on Malaysia.

Selection of tried and tested team justified: Savio

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 02, 2011, 18:44

Newly appointed Indian football coach Savio Medeira said that considering the lack of time for preparations, it was a wise decision on the part of the federation to go with a tried and tested team.