Afghan footballer Zohib Islam Amiri joins Dempo Sports Club

Top Afghanistan footballer Zohib Islam Amiri has joined Dempo Sports Club till the end of the 2013-14 season.

India drop 10 places to 155th spot in FIFA rankings

In a major embarrassment, India have dropped a whopping 10 places to 155th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, issued on Thursday.

SAFF Cup: Afghans celebrate football win over India with dancing, gunfire

President Hamid Karzai embraced Afghanistan`s victorious football team on Thursday, hours after they united the nation in a rare moment of shared joy, but officials also told jubilant Afghans to stop firing guns into the air in celebration.

SAFF Cup: Afghanistan win maiden international crown, thrash India 2-0

Afghanistan won their first international tournament as they defeated India 2-0 in the finals of the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship final in 2013 edition of the tournament.

We don`t underestimate any team: Koevermans

They may have tasted success in their their last two outings against Maldives, but Indian football coach Wim Koevermans said ahead of their SAFF Cup semifinal against the islanders that underestimating a team was not in his nature

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`s friendlies cancelled due to clash with SAFF Cup dates

Indian football team`s hopes of rising in FIFA rankings have been dashed with cancellation of two international friendlies against Philippines and Malaysia owing to rescheduling of the SAFF Cup.

Indian women`s team arrive in Bahrain for friendly matches

The Indian Women`s Senior National football team arrived in Manama for two friendlies against Bahrain to be played on May 14 and 16, respectively.

Medeira mulls changes ahead of friendly against Malaysia

Keeping the SAFF Cup in mind, coach Savio Medeira is set to ring in changes and try out new players when the Indian football team takes on Malaysia in the second friendly international, to be held on Tuesday.

India, Pakistan in different groups in SAFF Cup

Drawn in Group A alongside Sri Lanka, Afghanistan and Bhutan, five-time winners and holders India will kick off their campaign in the SAFF Cup with a match against Afghanistan on December 3.

Bhutia congratulates U-23 squad for winning SAFF Cup

Congratulating the U-23 squad for winning the SAFF Championship, India captain Bhaichung Bhutia said the win was a welcome change for the team.

Bhutia congratulates U-23 squad for winning SAFF Cup

Congratulating the U-23 squad for winning the SAFF Championship, India captain Bhaichung Bhutia said the win was a welcome change for the team.

India look for a winning start in SAFF Cup tomorrow

Three-time champions India would look
to start their SAFF Cup campaign on a winning note when they
take on minnows Afghanistan at the Bangabandhu National
Stadium.

India look for a winning start in SAFF Cup tomorrow

Three-time champions India would look
to start their SAFF Cup campaign on a winning note when they
take on minnows Afghanistan at the Bangabandhu National
Stadium.

India to open SAFF Cup campaign against Afghanistan

Four-time champions India will take on Afghanistan in their opening match of the SAFF Championships here on December 5.

India to open SAFF Cup campaign against Afghanistan

Four-time champions India will take on Afghanistan in their opening match of the SAFF Championships here on December 5.