Edmar brace sinks Salgaocar

Edmar Figueira scored a goal in each half to guide Pune Football Club to a facile 3-1 victory over Salgaocar in the 10th round of the I-League, played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Margao, here on Sunday.

Nehru Cup final was the best game in Indian football: Gawli

Mahesh Gawli is a name which is synonymous with consistency, dependability and now even adaptability given how easily he filled in for the injured N.Manju at the left back slot.

Toast of the nation Subrata Paul thanks Sir Bob!

Fandom is about obsession and anyone who loves Subrata Paul would want to or shall make it a point to know more about the life of the star.

Nehru Cup win will inspire the country`s sportspersons: PM

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
today congratulated the Indian football team on winning the
Nehru Cup International Football Tournament and said the
victory would inspire sportspersons in the country.

We could have won 4-0: Syria Coach

The West Asians hadn’t conceded throughout the tournament but it was a Renedy Singh free-kick which breached their defence.

Paul helps India clinch Nehru Cup

India managed to edge out rivals Syria and lift the Nehru Cup for the second time in a row.

AIFF announces cash awards for footballers

The All India Football Federation announced cash award of Rs five lakh each for skipper Bhaichung Bhutia and custodian Subrata Paul while other players will get Rs two lakh each for their sensational Nehru Cup triumph.

We need to lift our game to beat Syria in final: Houghton

India coach Bob Houghton on Saturday said his boys will have to lift their game on Monday to beat Syria in the final of the Nehru Cup international football tournament here.

India fail Syrian ‘test’ in Nehru Cup, lose 0-1

Defending champions India sans star striker Bhaichung Bhutia failed to impress as they went down 0-1 to Syria in their inconsequential last round-robin match of the Nehru Cup international football tournament here on Saturday.

India in Nehru Cup finals on better head-to-head record

India will take on Syria in the final of Nehru Cup international football tournament irrespective of the results of their last round-robin fixture.

Nehru Cup: Syria enter finals as Lebanon crash out

Lebanon became the second team to crash out of the Nehru Cup after Kyrgyzstan as they lost to their fellow West Asian nation this evening at the Ambedkar Stadium.

Nehru Cup: How The Ambedkar embraced the Indian National Team?

Partisan crowds are often considered a force to be reckoned with in sport. More so in football than in any other game.

Houghton slams Sri Lanka, asks not to whine about the schedule

India coach Bob Houghton slammed a Sri Lanka official after he complained about the
schedule of the tournament.

Emphatic India down Lanka 3-1 in Nehru Cup

India registered an emphatic 3-1 win over Sri Lanka in their 3rd round match of the Nehru Cup 2009. The team kept the tempo up throughout the match and displayed zero slackness despite the islanders as easy rivals.

Lebanon, Syria coaches play down grudge match tomorrow

Traditional rivals Lebanon and Syria gear up for a high-voltage round-robin league clash in the Nehru Cup international football tournament.

Will try beat Syria to cling to slim chance: Lebanon coach

Lebanon coach Emile Rustom said his team will come up with a “special” performance in its must-win last league encounter against Syria in the Nehru Cup.

Kyrgyzstan hold Lebanon 1-1 in Nehru Cup

Kyrgyzstan’s hopes of making it to the final ended, while Lebanon’s chances also suffered a blow after the two sides played out a 1-1 draw in their crucial third round-robin match of the Nehru Cup.

India in no mood to take Sri Lanka lightly in Nehru Cup

Defending champions India would look to ensure that Sri Lanka do not turn out to be party poopers when they face their South Asian rivals in an important Nehru Cup international football tournament match.

Let`s win Nehru Cup for Bhaichung: Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri spoke of his admiration for striker partner Bhaichung Bhutia after the Sikkimese Sniper completed 100 appearances for the nation.

Nehru Cup: Syria bring down high flying Lankans 4-0

A rampaging Syria crushed Sri Lanka 4-0 in their second round-robin match as the West Asians bolstered their favourites tag in the Nehru Cup international football tournament here today.