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Entire squad should be credited for AFC Asian Cup qualification, says Gurpreet Sandhu

Entire squad should be credited for AFC Asian Cup qualification, says Gurpreet Sandhu

"Our good run cannot be attributed to just the back four or the goalkeeper or the midfielders or the strikers," the 25-year-old has said. 

Nov 09, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
AFC General Secretary Dato' Windsor wants one league in India from next year

AFC General Secretary Dato' Windsor wants one league in India from next year

The merger will give a big boost to Mohun Bagan and East Bengal's hopes to play in the ISL.

Oct 25, 2017, 19:08 PM IST
FIFA suspends Pakistan Football Federation over 'third-party interference'

FIFA suspends Pakistan Football Federation over 'third-party interference'

The suspension also means that neither the PFF nor any of its members or officials may benefit from any development programmes, courses or training from FIFA or the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Oct 11, 2017, 15:40 PM IST

Don't write us off: East Bengal tell FIFA, AFC

This season the merger of ISL and I-League failed as the Kolkata's heritage clubs said they were unable to pay the hefty franchise fee of Rs 15 crore.

Sep 14, 2017, 21:49 PM IST
AFC approves Indian Super League, terms it 'temporary solution'

AFC approves Indian Super League, terms it 'temporary solution'

AIFF's recommendation to the AFC was that the ISL will replace the Federation Cup, whose winner is currently allocated an AFC Cup preliminary stage place.

Jul 26, 2017, 00:05 AM IST
Indian Super League gets recognition from AFC, two national leagues now

Indian Super League gets recognition from AFC, two national leagues now

The winner of the I-league will participate in the AFC Champions League qualifiers, while the next ISL champion will be eligible for an AFC Cup qualifying slot.

Jun 28, 2017, 20:56 PM IST
East Bengal, Mohun Bagan likely to attend June 7 AFC meeting to discuss future of Indian Football

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan likely to attend June 7 AFC meeting to discuss future of Indian Football

Both the clubs had joined hands in their tirade against Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), organisers of the Indian Super League (ISL), and threatened to disrupt the cash-rich league if their demands of franchise fee waiver and money from the central pool were not met.

May 31, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
Traditional powerhouses Mohun Bagan, East Bengal declare unofficial war against Indian Super League

Traditional powerhouses Mohun Bagan, East Bengal declare unofficial war against Indian Super League

The Big two clubs refused to budge from their three-point demand and did not submit the bid document for their induction into the ISL.

May 27, 2017, 21:27 PM IST
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

Mar 17, 2017, 16:04 PM IST
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

Feb 11, 2017, 18:15 PM IST
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.

Jan 11, 2017, 21:08 PM IST
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.

Oct 03, 2016, 18:23 PM IST
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.

Sep 30, 2016, 20:17 PM IST
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.

Sep 28, 2016, 23:23 PM IST
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.

Mar 26, 2016, 20:04 PM IST
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.

Jan 07, 2016, 10:07 AM IST
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'.

Oct 29, 2015, 20:24 PM IST
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.

Oct 09, 2015, 22:45 PM IST

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.

Sep 25, 2015, 19:40 PM IST
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.

Sep 13, 2015, 14:38 PM IST