India on Wednesday suffered an embarrassing 0-2 defeat at the hands of a spirited Pakistan in the second football friendly to end the two-match series 1-1 here.
A 25-member Under-23 Indian football squad left for Czech Republic for a 19-day exposure tour in preparation for the Incheon Asian Games to be held from Sep 19 to Oct 4.
The Indian men`s football team has gone up three places to be ranked 151th in the FIFA rankings, which is topped by recently-crowned world champions Germany.
Indian football team jumped seven places to 145th, the highest since August last, in the latest FIFA rankings released today.
Having lost to Nepal in the SAFF Championship last month, the Indian football team is set to face a tough task as they lock horns with the Himalayan nation in an international friendly on Monday.
Sunil Chhetri found the net once but Philip James Younghusband neutralised within a minute of the Indian football team captain`s strike as Philippines held the hosts to a 1-1 draw in their international friendly here on Friday.
Searching for its first win in an international friendly this year, the Indian football team takes on Philippines without a quartet of senior players who were left out due to various reasons.
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.
In a major embarrassment, India have dropped a whopping 10 places to 155th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, issued on Thursday.
Indian football coach Wim Koevermans on Tuesday made his displeasure obvious as he shot back at his team`s critics in the ongoing SAFF Championship.
Defending champions India`s average performance in the ongoing SAFF Championship in Kathmandu is taking a toll on the team camaraderie.
National Football coach Wim Koevermans on Monday announced the 20-member Indian squad for the upcoming SAFF Championship.
Exposure-starved Indian football team will take on higher-ranked Tajikistan in an international friendly here tomorrow, in what will be their first show of strength in more than six months.
India skipper Sunil Chhetri says that the national footballers are "sceptical" about the proposed IPL-style league.
Defending champions India were on Tuesday handed a relatively easier draw for the South Asian Football Federation Championship which begins here from September 1.
The Indian football team began their SAFF U-16 Championship in style by drubbing 10-man Sri Lanka 4-1 in their Group B opener at the Army Ground here Sunday.
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.
Abhishek Bachchan, an avid football fan, wishes that the Indian football team qualifies for the FIFA finals slated for 2014.
The Indian football team`s tour of England, where it was scheduled to play three international friendlies against Pakistan and Bangladesh, has been cancelled.
After last month`s surprise big jump, Indian football team lost six places to occupy 149th at the latest FIFA rankings released on Friday.
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