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We have to set a benchmark by qualifying regularly for AFC Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri

We have to set a benchmark by qualifying regularly for AFC Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri

India are preparing for the Asian Cup Qualifiers, and first up will be Myanmar, who had emerged winners in the last meeting between the two sides -- in the 2014 edition of AFC Challenge Cup

Sunil Chhetri says Asian Cup will develop Indian football

Sunil Chhetri says Asian Cup will develop Indian football

India have been drawn alongside Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar and Macau in Group A

We deserve more FIFA World Cup slots, says Asian football boss

We deserve more FIFA World Cup slots, says Asian football boss

The expansion was a key election promise of FIFA president Gianni Infantino, who beat Sheikh Salman to the post in polls early last year.

ISL-3 PREVIEW: NorthEast eye second straight home win against FC Goa

ISL-3 PREVIEW: NorthEast eye second straight home win against FC Goa

NorthEast`s opponents FC Goa, last year`s runners-up, will once again be helmed by Brazilian legend Zico.

ISL-3 PREVIEW: Known rivals in battle for glory as Indian football looks to reshape

ISL-3 PREVIEW: Known rivals in battle for glory as Indian football looks to reshape

The first match pits hosts NorthEast United FC with Kerala Blasters at the Indira Gandhi Stadium here.

AFC-AIFF taskforce meets in Goa, discuss development of football in India

AFC-AIFF taskforce meets in Goa, discuss development of football in India

The taskforce will meet again in the near future - on a date to be decided.

Iraq buries young victims of football pitch bomb carnage

Iraq buries young victims of football pitch bomb carnage

Iraq on Saturday buried the victims, among them many young boys, of a suicide attack that ripped through a trophy ceremony after a local football tournament and killed 32 people.

AIFF sees merger of ISL, I-League as only situation in future

AIFF sees merger of ISL, I-League as only situation in future

As the ninth edition of the I-League was officially launched, the possibility of the competition getting merged with the Indian Super League (ISL) surfaced up as the debate continued.

Asian football head Sheikh Salman's 'exit strategy' boosts Michel Platini's FIFA quest

Asian football head Sheikh Salman's 'exit strategy' boosts Michel Platini's FIFA quest

Michel Platini's bid to become FIFA president was boosted on Thursday Sheikh Salman's 'exit strategy'.

Sepp Blatter fights ban amid FIFA turmoil even as Asian body calls for emergency meeting

Sepp Blatter fights ban amid FIFA turmoil even as Asian body calls for emergency meeting

FIFA president Sepp Blatter appealed against the 90 day ban that forced him out of office, a report said on Friday as world football's sleaze-tainted governing body headed into months of turmoil over how to find a new leader.

AFC gives nod to Goa govt to host U-16 Championship next year

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Friday gave green signal to the Goa Government for hosting the AFC U-16 Championship, which will be held from September 15 to October 2 next year.

India placed 22nd in new Asian football technical ranking

India placed 22nd in new Asian football technical ranking

A new technical ranking system of the Asian Football Confederation has placed India in 22nd spot among the continent's 46-member countries, the highest among South Asian nations.

Chung Mong-Joon accuses FIFA of ignoring `election fraud`

Chung Mong-Joon accuses FIFA of ignoring `election fraud`

South Korean FIFA presidential candidate Chung Mong-Joon on Friday accused football`s governing body of overlooking an "election fraud" favouring rival and front-runner Michel Platini.