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India drop 10 places to 155th spot in FIFA rankings

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 20:47

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

Last Updated: Thursday, September 12, 2013, 16:29

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, September 11, 2013, 20:22

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.

India to host 2015 SAFF Cup

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 10, 2013, 21:13

India will host the 2015 edition of the SAFF football tournament, it was decided in the executive committee meeting of the South Asian body here on Wednesday.

We don`t underestimate any team: Koevermans

Last Updated: Saturday, September 07, 2013, 15:05

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

Last Updated: Thursday, September 05, 2013, 17:52

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, June 18, 2013, 15:16

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

Last Updated: Monday, May 13, 2013, 12:28

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 15, 2011, 18:24

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 02, 2011, 17:08

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

Last Updated: Saturday, December 19, 2009, 23:16

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

Last Updated: Friday, December 04, 2009, 21:58

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.