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Impressed FIFA official tells India to focus on future

Impressed FIFA official tells India to focus on future

Having blanked 0-3 by USA in their U-17 World Cup opener, India put up an impressive display to equalise against Colombia, but conceded in the very next minute to dash hopes of securing their first point in a FIFA tournament.

Oct 15, 2017, 21:54 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup in India a success: England coach

FIFA U-17 World Cup in India a success: England coach

Overwhelmed by the response of the tournament, Cooper further said there has been brilliant coverage of the games in India.

Oct 13, 2017, 21:54 PM IST
English clubs' pre-season in India a real possibility: EPL

English clubs' pre-season in India a real possibility: EPL

Earlier this year, the EPL promised to help India grow as a footballing nation with its executive chairman Richard Scudamore saying that the world's most glamorous soccer league was taking initiatives towards this endeavour.

Oct 13, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
We have learnt a lot from FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian players

We have learnt a lot from FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian players

The hosts crashed out of the tournament at the group stage, losing all their three matches. They gave a tough fight to Colombia in their 1-2 defeat but suffered drubbings against the USA (0-3) and Ghana (0-4).

Oct 13, 2017, 18:01 PM IST
India vs Macau, AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Live streaming, TV listings, date, time in IST

India vs Macau, AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Live streaming, TV listings, date, time in IST

What Stephen Constantine's boys need to seal qualification for the 2019 Asian Cup in UAE is a win against Macau. Last time India played in the continental tournament was in 2011.

Oct 10, 2017, 16:34 PM IST
Watch: Jeakson Thounaojam scores India's first ever World Cup goal

Watch: Jeakson Thounaojam scores India's first ever World Cup goal

Despite all the brouhaha surrounding India hosting a football World Cup, not many witnessed the historic feat.

Oct 10, 2017, 11:13 AM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup, India vs Colombia: Live streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue, squads

FIFA U-17 World Cup, India vs Colombia: Live streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue, squads

The Amarjit Kiyam-led outfit is expected to produce an improved performance in their second Group A fixture in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

Oct 08, 2017, 22:31 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup LOC says will provide adequate water

FIFA U-17 World Cup LOC says will provide adequate water

The thirsty children, after braving the heat for hours, were forced to fight for as basic an amenity as water.

Oct 07, 2017, 22:28 PM IST
Would urge FIFA to take up India's U-20 World Cup bid seriously: Praful Patel

Would urge FIFA to take up India's U-20 World Cup bid seriously: Praful Patel

Besides the U-20 World Cup, the All India Football Federation is also eyeing a Club World Cup in 2020-21 and an AFC Asian Cup.

Oct 05, 2017, 21:56 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup, India vs USA: Live streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue, squads

FIFA U-17 World Cup, India vs USA: Live streaming, TV listing, date, time, venue, squads

Man to man, USA are clearly the better team in the Group A match at the refurbished Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium. But a draw, or even a shock win over their more fancied side will help Indian fans give that little extra energy to shout for more, shout more goals.

Oct 05, 2017, 20:16 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: The complete guide with fixtures, squads, venues and where to watch live

FIFA U-17 World Cup: The complete guide with fixtures, squads, venues and where to watch live

Top two teams from each group and four best third-placed teams qualify for the Round of 16, followed by the quarterfinals, semifinals, third-place playoff and the final.

Oct 04, 2017, 13:43 PM IST
Significance of Macau qualifier is huge, says Stephen Constantine

Significance of Macau qualifier is huge, says Stephen Constantine

The last time India played Asian Cup under Irish coach Bob Houghton, they ran into Australia, South Korea and Bahrain at the group league stage.

Oct 02, 2017, 00:07 AM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: AIFF to make logistical arrangements for parents of players

FIFA U-17 World Cup: AIFF to make logistical arrangements for parents of players

Most of the players in the Indian team were from poor background and their parents have expressed lack of money to even buy air tickets to be in New Delhi to watch their children play.

Oct 01, 2017, 17:55 PM IST
India qualify for 2018 AFC U-16  Championship

India qualify for 2018 AFC U-16 Championship

India qualified as one of the six best second-placed teams from the group matches of qualifying round. All the matches of each of the 10 groups were played in a single venue.

Sep 29, 2017, 20:25 PM IST
FIFA U-17 World Cup: Amarjit Kiyam says he's surprised at being picked captain

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Amarjit Kiyam says he's surprised at being picked captain

Head coach de Matos told his 21 boys to pick a captain of their choice and Manipuri midfielder Amarjit got the highest number of votes, ahead of Jitendra Singh and Suresh Singh Wangjam who led the side in the AFC U-16 Championships and BRICS Cup 2016 held in India.

Sep 29, 2017, 17:48 PM IST
Hosts India undergo first practice session for FIFA U-17 World Cup

Hosts India undergo first practice session for FIFA U-17 World Cup

India have been drawn in Group A with USA, Colombia and Ghana. Colombia, the first team to arrive in India, were also undergoing a practice session at the same training ground.

Sep 27, 2017, 21:22 PM IST
India 100 percent ready to host FIFA U-17 World Cup: Praful Patel

India 100 percent ready to host FIFA U-17 World Cup: Praful Patel

In an effort to field a strong team, the AIFF has arranged for an exposure trip of Europe where it faced Serbia, Macedonia and Benfica SL among other club and national teams.

Sep 26, 2017, 19:42 PM IST
India name 21-member squad for FIFA U-17 World Cup

India name 21-member squad for FIFA U-17 World Cup

Two NRIs, Namit Deshpande and Sunny Dhaliwal, have been named in the team by head coach Luis Norton de Matos.

Sep 21, 2017, 22:50 PM IST
New team from Kerala to play in I-League

New team from Kerala to play in I-League

The team will be playing their home matches out of Kozhikode, Kerala.

Sep 20, 2017, 22:05 PM IST
India bracing for U-17 World Cup Challenge: Luis Norton de Matos

India bracing for U-17 World Cup Challenge: Luis Norton de Matos

Matos said India did not play enough matches against national teams but the performance against Chile should hold them in good stead.

Sep 17, 2017, 19:28 PM IST