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Palestine, Philippines fight for Asian Cup berth

Last Updated: Thursday, May 29, 2014, 10:48

Palestine and the Philippines are looking to make history when they clash in the AFC Challenge Cup final on Friday to book a place in next year`s Asian Cup in Australia.

India hope to put up a good show against Tajikistan

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 18:43

Exposure-starved Indian football team will take on higher-ranked Tajikistan in an international friendly here tomorrow, in what will be their first show of strength in more than six months.

India jumps 24 places to be in 143rd in FIFA rankings

Last Updated: Thursday, March 14, 2013, 18:42

Despite its unimpressive performance in the 2014 AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers earlier this month, the India football team jumped 24 places to occupy 143rd in the FIFA Rankings issued today.

India lose 0-1 to Myanmar, Challenge Cup berth uncertain

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 06, 2013, 21:55

The Indian football team today suffered a 0-1 defeat at the hands of Myanmar in its last league match of the qualifying event of the AFC Challenge Cup here, which put the country`s chances of advancing to the final round of the tournament in a difficult position.

Motivation level remains high: Chhetri

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 19:53

India football captain Sunil Chettri Tuesday said the motivation level among Indian players remains high for Wednesday`s tie against Myanmar in the AFC Challenge Cup qualifier here.

India to go for win against Myanmar: Wim Koevermans

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 05, 2013, 15:26

A draw against hosts Myanmar would see India top the group and qualify for AFC Challenge Cup 2014 in Maldives but coach Wim Koevermans says his team will only be going for a win when the two sides face off here Wednesday.

We could have scored ten goals: Koevermans

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 20:05

Indian football coach Wim Koevermans was confidence personified after the national team`s 4-0 drubbing of Guam in the AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers here on Monday and said they could have scored more than 10 goals.

India thrash Guam 4-0 in AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers

Last Updated: Monday, March 04, 2013, 19:53

Skipper Sunil Chhetri found the target twice as a dominating India thrashed Guam 4-0 for their second win in as many matches in the AFC Challenge Cup Football Qualifiers, here on Monday.

AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers: India vs Guam- Preview

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 21:19

A toothless Guam team had no replied against Myanmar when the host nation put five goals past Gary White`s side in the opener on Saturday.

India takes on Guam in AFC Challenge Cup

Last Updated: Sunday, March 03, 2013, 16:18

On a high after a win against Chinese Taipei in the opening tie, a confident India will take on Guam in their next match of the AFC Challenge Cup qualifying tournament here tomorrow.

Injury-time goal gave India 2-1 win over Taipei

Last Updated: Saturday, March 02, 2013, 19:40

India struck the winner in the injury time through striker Robin Singh as they began their AFC Challenge Cup Qualifiers campaign with a 2-1 victory over Chinese Taipei on Saturday.

AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers: India vs Chinese Taipei- Preview

Last Updated: Friday, March 01, 2013, 19:14

India go into the tournament after suffering a 2-4 defeat to Palestine in an international friendly match that was played on home soil, before which the Men and Blue had succummed to a 2-0 defeat in another friendly match away to Singapore. Hence the preparations have been far from ideal, though the two week training camp in Pune should mean that the fitness levels are at an optimum level.