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.

Sunil Chhetri extends support to bolster grassroot programmes

National team captain Sunil Chhetri on Friday lent his name to the collaboration between Eric Benny`s Edukick Sports and French Ligue 1 club F C Metz, which has one of the best youth development programmes in Europe, with hope that it will benefit Indian football.

We are set to prepare a plan for U-17 World Cup: Sunil Chhetri

In an effort to host a successful Under-17 Football World Cup and put up a team that befits the occasion, national team skipper Sunil Chhetri today said he will be preparing a plan in this regard along with former captain Bhaichung Bhutia and reputed coach Derrick Pereira.

Bhutia, Chhetri in AIFF-suggested committee for U-17 WC

Aiming to beef up the technical know-how ahead of the 2017 Under-17 World Cup, AIFF president Praful Patel today suggested the formation of a special committee involving former and current skippers Bhaichung Bhutia and Sunil Chhetri.

Chhetri among 5 senior players picked for Asian games

Indian captain Sunil Chhetri is among the five seniors picked by national football coach Wim Koevermans for the Incheon Asian Games where the rest of the squad would comprise under-23 players.

Bengaluru FC seek to end fairytale journey with a win

Already crowned champions with one match at hand, Bengaluru FC would look to end their fairytale I-League campaign on a winning note when they take on Sporting Clube de Goa in a final round match at Nehru Stadium here on Monday

Chhetri, Westwood in line for FPAI awards

Bengaluru FC, who created history by winning the I-League on debut this season, dominated the shortlist for the Football Players` Association of India Awards 2014 to be held here on April 29.

Not surprised that we have won I-League, says Chhetri

His team`s name etched in the annals of Indian football history, Bengaluru FC captain Sunil Chhetri today termed the I-League debutants` triumph one of the most "significant moments" of his illustrious career.