India beat Nepal 2-0; Chhetri becomes India`s highest scorer

India outplayed Nepal 2-0 in an international football friendly here today with captain Sunil Chhetri scoring a goal to become the country`s most prolific striker in national colours.

Jeje Lalpekhlua replaces injured Dawson Fernandes in India squad

Dempo striker Jeje Lalpekhlua will replace an injured Dawson Fernandes in the 21-member Indian football squad for the two International friendlies.

Wim Koevermans announces squad for friendlies

National football team coach Wim Koevermans has announced his squad of 21 players for India`s two international friendlies which are scheduled to be held this month.

Embarrassing loss for India but Koevermans says goal achieved

Indian football coach Wim Koevermans did not say in as many words that Nepal were the better side in today`s group match of the SAFF Football Tournament which his side lost 1-2, but insisted his players have achieved their goal of reaching the semifinals.

India in SAFF Cup semis despite loss to Nepal

A last gasp goal by Robin Singh in their shock 1-2 loss to Nepal carried India into the semi-finals, thanks to their win against Pakistan after the two teams were tied on goal difference at the conclusion of the group phase of the SAFF Cup football tournament on Thursday.

India play Nepal in search of semifinal berth in SAFF C`ships

Listless so far in the tournament, defending champions India take on hosts Nepal in their last group match with a semifinal berth at stake in the SAFF Football Championships here on Thursday.