Saina Nehwal becomes member of I-League champions Bengaluru FC
Saina Nehwal becomes member of I-League champions Bengaluru FC

Indian badminton sensation Saina Nehwal became a member of Bengaluru FC. The 2012 Olympic bronze medallist is a big fan of the I-League champions and was presented with a jersey by club skipper Sunil Chhetri on Monday.

 

Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC meet Salgaocar in the semi-finals
Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC meet Salgaocar in the semi-finals

Sunil Chhetri scored twice from the penalty spot to save Bengaluru FC the blushes as they came from behind to hold Sesa FC to a 2-2 draw and set up a semifinal clash with Salgaocar FC in the 127th Durand Cup at Raia Panchayat ground here on Monday.

Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC take on Sesa with an eye on semi-finals
Durand Cup: Bengaluru FC take on Sesa with an eye on semi-finals

Bengaluru FC will take on SESA Football Academy for a place in the semi-final of the Durand Cup at the Raia Panchayat ground, on Monday.

Bengaluru FC beat Mohammedan Sporting in Durand
Bengaluru FC beat Mohammedan Sporting in Durand

 I-League winners Bengaluru FC made a perfect start to their Durand Cup campaign as they defeated defending champions Mohammedan Sporting 2-1 in the opening match of Pool C quarter-final league here on Thursday.

Indian football team go down to Palestine 2-3
Indian football team go down to Palestine 2-3

The Indian football team squandered a first-half lead to eventually go down to AFC Challenge Cup Champions Palestine 2-3 in an International friendly here on Monday.

Wim Koevermans steps down as Indian football coach
Wim Koevermans steps down as Indian football coach

Following a spate of mediocre outings, Indian football team coach Wim Koevermans on Monday stepped down from the post soon after the country suffered a defeat in an international friendly, here.

Palestine test awaits Indian football team
Palestine test awaits Indian football team

An acid test awaits the Indian football team as it gears up to take on higher-ranked Palestine, who are also the current AFC Challenge Cup champions, in an international friendly here on Monday.

India bow out of men's football after losing 0-2 to Jordan
India bow out of men's football after losing 0-2 to Jordan

The Indian footballers gave a better account of themselves but that was not enough to a stop a superior Jordan side from winning 2-0 as Sunil Chhetri and Co crashed out of the competition at the group league stage of the 17th Asian Games here today.

Sunil Chhetri, Mandar Desai score as India beat Shanghai East Asia
Sunil Chhetri, Mandar Desai score as India beat Shanghai East Asia

Dominant India built on their impressive first match showing against Jiangsu Sainty with yet another clinical display to beat Chinese Super League side Shanghai East Asia 2-0 in their own backyard here Saturday.

India U-23 football team beat Chinese side in tour match
India U-23 football team beat Chinese side in tour match

 India Under-23 national football team started their China exposure tour on a high with a 3-0 win over Chinese Super League side Jiangsu Sainty at the Century Park in Shanghai on Friday.

We aim to carry on the momentum, says Wim Koevermans

Hoping to carry on the winning momentum, Indian football team coach Wim Koevermans today said his wards were looking for a win tomorrow against a competitive Pakistan.

India look to continue momentum against Pakistan

Buoyed by their 1-0 win over a dour Pakistan in the last encounter, India will look to build on the momentum when they take on the arch-rivals in the second and final football friendly match here tomorrow, before leaving for Incheon to play in the Asian Games.

India pip Pakistan in football friendly

Asian Games-bound Indian football team, reduced to 10 men for the last 20 minutes, snatched a 1-0 win against visiting Pakistan in the first of the two friendlies here Sunday.

Sunil Chhetri says clashes with Pakistan `always special`

Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri said playing against arch-rivals Pakistan was "always special", as his team geared up for an ice-breaking two-match series starting Sunday.

India start favourites against Pakistan in football friendly

The local football fans will get a preview of sorts of the Asian Games-bound Indian team which will take on Pakistan in the first of the two friendly matches here Sunday amidst the usual buzz that is normally associated with any sporting encounter between the two neighbours.

Chhetri goal not enough to save India from another loss

Sunil Chhetri`s goal in the final moments of the game proved a mere consolation as India went down 1-3 to third division Czech side TJ Domalice in their final practice match at the Domazlice Stadium in Czech Republic.

AIFF Special Technical Committee discusses World Cup plans

Keeping an eye on Indian National Team`s preparation for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, All India Football Federation`s Special Technical Committee met in Bangalore Saturday.

Chhetri`s ISL participation remains uncertain

National football team captain Sunil Chhetri`s participation in the much-anticipated Indian Super League still remains doubtful as the organisers of the new tournament are unlikely to extend the June 30 deadline set for signing India players under the central player pool draft.

Modi releases commemorative 2014 FIFA World Cup postage stamps

Prime Minister Narendra Modi released commemorative postage stamps on the 2014 FIFA World Cup that gets underway in Brazil Thursday night.

Sunil Chhetri does not see India in FIFA World Cup in near future

Conceding that India has been left far behind in world football, national team captain Sunil Chhetri today said that the country should not think of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup in the near future, and instead should aim to be in the top 10 in Asia.