Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhaichung Bhutia offers training stint to Kashmiri youth Majid Khan

Bhaichung Bhutia offers training stint to Kashmiri youth Majid Khan

Majid`s mother Ashiya Begum had made emotional pleas on social media asking her son to come back home after she heard that Majid had joined terrorist ranks, a plea which forced Majid return back home.

Nov 18, 2017, 14:59 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Loose ends in crowd safety around Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi

FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017: Loose ends in crowd safety around Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Delhi

Inside the stadium, the playing field is looking in its best shape ever. Efforts to make the stadium and its surroundings look as clean as possible are in an overdrive. And the Indian team has had the best preparations it could have asked for – thanks to the All India Football Federation.

Oct 05, 2017, 14:46 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian football's moment of reckoning is here

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian football's moment of reckoning is here

The likes of captain Amarjit Singh Kiyam, Komal Thatal and Aniket Jadhav will thus accomplish a feat, which eluded legends like Bhaichung Bhutia, I M Vijayan and Sunil Chhetri.

Oct 05, 2017, 13:55 PM IST
Bhaichung Bhutia joins Premier Futsal League as Talent Director

Bhaichung Bhutia joins Premier Futsal League as Talent Director

"Premier Futsal League has emerged as a category defining offering in the Indian sporting landscape since its introduction last year," Bhutia said. 

Jul 13, 2017, 19:37 PM IST
Bhaichung Bhutia to join Premier Futsal

Bhaichung Bhutia to join Premier Futsal

"Premier Futsal League has emerged as a category- defining offering in the Indian sporting landscape," Bhutia said in a statement 

Jul 13, 2017, 16:20 PM IST
PM Narendra Modi's passion for sports admirable, he is FIFA U17 World Cup's biggest supporter: Bhaichung Bhutia

PM Narendra Modi's passion for sports admirable, he is FIFA U17 World Cup's biggest supporter: Bhaichung Bhutia

With less than 100 days left for the country's first-ever FIFA tournament, Bhutia thanked Modi for his "continuous support to Indian football".

Jul 01, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
Bhaichung Bhutia against franchise fee on Mohun Bagan, East Bengal

Bhaichung Bhutia against franchise fee on Mohun Bagan, East Bengal

Former India midfielder Renedy Sing also stressed on the need to have a bigger league in the country in order to accommodate more players.

Jun 04, 2017, 22:57 PM IST
Nicolai Adam's replacement will be in place this month: AIFF

Nicolai Adam's replacement will be in place this month: AIFF

 Adam was shown the door by the AIFF following complaints of "physical abuse" by the players.

Feb 10, 2017, 16:44 PM IST
First of its kind in India: Former football greats come together at AIFF workshop

First of its kind in India: Former football greats come together at AIFF workshop

It was attended by Bhaichung Bhutia, IM Vijayan, Joe Paul Ancheri, Renedy Singh, Bruno Coutinho, Subrata Paul, Godfrey Pereira, Syed Shabbir Pasha, Sukhwinder Singh and Derrick Pereira.

Feb 02, 2017, 21:55 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian players on par with Brazil's, says Bhaichung Bhutia

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian players on par with Brazil's, says Bhaichung Bhutia

Echoing Bhaichung's feelings, AIFF president Praful Patel dubbed the Indian U-17 World Cup squad as a "quantum change in development of Indian football".

Nov 10, 2016, 09:22 AM IST
Not slotting international friendlies nothing to do with ISL: Baichung Bhutia

Not slotting international friendlies nothing to do with ISL: Baichung Bhutia

Former India football captain Baichung Bhutia on Thursday said not slotting international friendlies has got nothing to do with ISL dates.

Sep 08, 2016, 21:05 PM IST
No complete ISL-I League merger, AIFF proposes four leagues

No complete ISL-I League merger, AIFF proposes four leagues

Ending speculation around the merger of Indian Super League with I-League, the AIFF today virtually recognised ISL as the country's premier league as per a new roadmap, which will have three more seven-month leagues in a hierarchical system from 2017 onwards.

May 17, 2016, 22:44 PM IST
We can be among Asia's top 10 in future: Bhaichung Bhutia

We can be among Asia's top 10 in future: Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhaichung Bhutia feels that India should give strong support, money to grassroot development.

Jan 05, 2016, 22:47 PM IST
I-League has been a failure, feels Bhaichung Bhutia

I-League has been a failure, feels Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhutia does not see any immediate merger of the ISL and I-League.
 

Dec 19, 2015, 13:58 PM IST
AIFF appoints Bhaichung Bhutia as advisor

AIFF appoints Bhaichung Bhutia as advisor

All India Football Federation on Sunday appointed former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia as the advisor for "overall issues of the game and the Federation".

Oct 18, 2015, 15:26 PM IST
Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Sandesh Jhingan win 'Best India Footballers' awards at FPAI gala

Eugeneson Lyngdoh, Sandesh Jhingan win 'Best India Footballers' awards at FPAI gala

Eugeneson Lyngdoh of Bengaluru FC and Sandesh Jhingan of Kerala Blasters FC were on Sunday awarded 'Best Indian Players' of I-League and ISL in the 7th edition of Indian Football Awards organised by Footballer Players' Association of India (FPAI) here today.

Sep 27, 2015, 22:39 PM IST
Boys shaping up well for U-17 World Cup: Bhaichung Bhutia

Boys shaping up well for U-17 World Cup: Bhaichung Bhutia

 Indian football icon Bhaichung Bhutia was all praise for the national U-16 side who have produced an impressive performance in the qualifying round in Iran.

Sep 22, 2015, 21:22 PM IST
ISL: Atletico de Kolkata announce sports director, pondering on marquee player

ISL: Atletico de Kolkata announce sports director, pondering on marquee player

Insisting that the team would be seen in a more 'professional avatar' in the upcoming season, reigning champions Atletico de Kolkata on Wednesday announced the appointment of the sports director and a new foreign recruit ahead of the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament's domestic draft in Mumbai on July 10.

Jul 08, 2015, 17:20 PM IST
Bhaichung Bhutia helping out ATK coach ahead of domestic draft

Bhaichung Bhutia helping out ATK coach ahead of domestic draft

 Reigning champions Atletico de Kolkata got into serious business as head coach Antonio Habas today met consultant Bhaichung Bhutia to discuss about domestic players ahead of the ISL football tournament's domestic draft scheduled to take place in Mumbai on July 10.

Jul 07, 2015, 22:46 PM IST
Bhaichung Bhutia & Co clear 'D' License course

Bhaichung Bhutia & Co clear 'D' License course

 Bhaichung Bhutia along with several other former and current players have passed the AIFF 'D' License course, organised by the Football Players Association of India (FPAI) here.

Jun 23, 2015, 17:30 PM IST