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Transition from club to international football key: Chhetri

Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri on Tuesday said that the transition from club to international football will be crucial, even as the hosts prepared to take on Palestine in a friendly here tomorrow.

Nehru Cup winners felicitated, presented Rs 50,000 each

: Twelve Nehru Cup winners, who represent various city-based I-League clubs, were awarded Rs 50,000 each during a felicitation ceremony by the state government here today.

We are much better than our FIFA rankings: Nabi

Versatile Indian footballer Syed Rahim Nabi feels their 168th ranking in FIFA chart is not a true reflection of the country`s national team and says it is far better than that.

Former greats hail Nehru Cup win under Koevermans

Former soccer greats on Monday hailed India`s hat-trick of Nehru Cup triumphs and said it was a new beginning for Indian football under chief coach Wim Koevermans.

Former greats hail Nehru Cup win under Koevermans

Former soccer greats today hailed India`s hattrick of Nehru Cup triumphs and said it was a new beginning for Indian football under chief coach Wim Koevermans.

India win third successive Nehru Cup, defeat Cameroon 5-4 in penalty shoot-out

India lifted the Nehru Cup for the third consecutive time beating Cameroon 5-4 in a penalty shootout at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here Sunday.

It is an incredible achievement: Koevermans

India`s chief coach Wim Koevermans tonight termed the Nehru Cup triumph as an "incredible achievement" as the victory came over a quality side like Cameroon which is in the top-60 in Fifa rankings.

JLK basks in glory after India`s Nehru Cup triumph

There was an air of positivity and a feel-good factor at the Jawahralal Nehru stadium, after the Indian football team`s epic Nehru Cup triumph on Sunday.

Nehru Cup Final: Cameroon vs India – Preview

While it was evident that the two coaches were going to test their bench strength for the `replica` final, India were handed their first defeat under Wim Koevermans when Cameroon defeated the Blue Tigers 1-0 in the last match of the round-robin format.

Cameroon are one of the strongest I`ve played against: Chhetri

India will have to play like a "team possessed" if they are to win the Nehru Cup final against strong Cameroon here tomorrow, says skipper Sunil Chhetri

Cameroon test awaits holders India in Nehru Cup final

Seeking to extend its stranglehold over the tournament, Indian football coach Wim Koevermans` blend of youth and experience is in for a real baptism of fire as it prepares to take on strong Cameroon in the final of the Nehru Cup here tomorrow.

We defended well, says Koevermans

Indian football coach Wim Koevermans was happy that his side managed to create chances in their 0-1 defeat to Cameroon in the Nehru Cup on Friday, and lavished praise on the defenders.

Nehru Cup: Samuel leads Cameroon to 1-0 win over India

India on Friday got a taste of what Cameroon football is all about during their 0-1 defeat to the Africans in the last round robin league encounter of the Nehru Cup.

Cameroon are strongest side in the tournament: Maldives coach

Maldives coach Istvan Urbanyi has termed called Cameroon the strongest side in the Nehru Cup and India coach Wim Koevermans today spoke in the same vein stating that the `Indomitable Lions` have played some "good football" in the tournament.

Nehru Cup: Cameroon beat Maldives; face India in final

A spirited Cameroon got the better of 10-man Maldives 3-1 in the crucial Nehru Cup football tournament match at the Jawaharlal Stadium here Wednesday. The result means that the Indomitable Lions will cross swords with India in Sunday`s title clash.

India getting used to Koevermans` style: Mehtab

India mid-fielder Mehtab Hossain Monday said the team is getting used to the passing style of play under Dutch coach Wim Koevermans in the ongoing Nehru Cup.

In-form India look to assure final berth

Closing in on a final berth after a couple of convincing wins, the Indian football team will have to guard against complacency when it takes on tournament whipping boys Nepal in the Nehru Cup here tomorrow.

Cameroon thrash Nepal 5-0; stay in contention

It turned out to a walk in the park for Cameroon as they drubbed minnows Nepal 5-0 to stay in contention in the Nehru Cup football tournament, on Sunday.

Passing game is the way forward: Koevermans

After India`s convincing win over Maldives in the Nehru Cup here on saturday, national football coach Wim Koevermans said his boys have the ability to do better and he would always encourage them to improve and get accustomed to playing the passing game.

India beat Maldives 3-0 in Nehru Cup

Skipper Sunil Chhetri led by example scoring twice while Syed Rahim Nabi found the target once, as India posted a convincing 3-0 win over Maldives for their second victory in the Nehru Cup football tournament, on Saturday