AFC Asian Cup

VAR to be used in AFC Champions League from quarter-final stage

The competition will resume first in the West Asia hub of Qatar on September 14 and the East Asia hub of Malaysia on October 16.

Aug 24, 2020, 16:33 PM IST

More matches, exposure has improved Blue Tigers: Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhutia, the first Indian to have 100 international caps to his name, spoke about the changes he has seen in Indian football since he hung up his boots in 2011.

Aug 23, 2020, 19:15 PM IST

FIFA World Cup qualifying matches in Asia postponed until 2021

Qualifying matches in Asia for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup will now take place next year

Aug 12, 2020, 16:51 PM IST

Lee Min-sung, Albert Roca among four shortlisted for Indian football team coach's job

Besides Lee Min-sung and Roca, who tasted immense success at Bengaluru FC, the other two aspirants in the fray are ex-Croatia national team manager Igor Stimac and former Sweden coach Hakan Ericson.

May 04, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

Fabio Cannavaro steps down as China football coach

Cannavaro, who won the Ballon D'Or and the World Cup in 2006 as a player, was appointed as China's coach in the face of the China Championship 2019 disputed in March.

Apr 29, 2019, 18:41 PM IST

AIFF appoint Romanian Isac as new technical director

Isac, who has nearly three decades of experience in various coaching roles in several countries, last worked as the sporting director of three-times J-league Champions Yokohama Marinos FC.

Apr 29, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

We wanted to win title badly: Bengaluru FC skipper Chhetri on team's maiden ISL title

After losing to Chennaiyin FC in the final last season, Bengaluru FC won their maiden ISL title after defeating FC Goa in the finals last night.

Mar 18, 2019, 12:47 PM IST

Australia beat Uzbekistan on penalties to reach AFC Asian Cup quarters

Australia will next face hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) for a place in the semi-finals of the tournament. 

Jan 22, 2019, 09:36 AM IST

India crash out of AFC Asian Cup with 0-1 defeat to Bahrain

India finished outside the top two after the the group's other game between hosts United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Thailand ended in a 1-1 draw.

Jan 14, 2019, 23:53 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Jamal Rashid strikes injury-time winner as India lose 0-1 to Bahrain

The Indian men's football team slumped to a heartbreaking 0-1 defeat against Bahrain after Jamal Rashid struck an injury-time winner in their third and final Group A clash of the  AFC Asian Cup on Monday.

Jan 14, 2019, 21:19 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup: India eye maiden knock-out berth in clash against Bahrain

The match is all the more special for Indian captain Sunil Chhetri as it will see him equal former captain Bhaichung Bhutia's record of highest appearances for the nation, i.e, 107. 

Jan 14, 2019, 16:53 PM IST

India need to regroup and win against Bahrain in AFC Asian Cup: Stephen Constantine

India went down to hosts United Arab Emirates 0-2 in their second group stage match after they had defeated Thailand in their opening game.

Jan 11, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Khalfan Mubarar, Ali Mabkhout strike as India go down 0-2 to UAE

UAE moved top of the table in Group A with four points from two matches while second-placed India still remained in the hunt for a knockout berth with three points from two outings. 

Jan 11, 2019, 00:02 AM IST

We will fight toe-to-toe with UAE, says Stephen Constantine on match-eve

Indian started their AFC Asian Cup campaign in a stunning fashion, thrashing Thailand 4-1. They will take on UAE on Thursday at the Sheikh Zayed Sports City Stadium.

Jan 09, 2019, 18:12 PM IST

Fans on Twitter beat drum around Sunil Chhetri

When India needed someone to restore the lead, it was none other than Chhetri who slotted home a fine finish to make it 2-1 for India. 

Jan 07, 2019, 19:21 PM IST

Chhetri overtakes Messi on goalscorers list as India rout Thailand 4-1 in AFC Asian Cup match

Chhetri who has been a vital contributor for India in international clashes, currently trails Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo who has scored 85 goals.

Jan 06, 2019, 20:43 PM IST

Big stage no problem for Asian Cup debutants Yemen, says assistant coach

Assistant coach Milos Brozek says Yemen, the tournament`s lowest-ranked national team at No. 135, will have nothing to lose when they face the highly fancied Iranians in Abu Dhabi.

Jan 06, 2019, 11:38 AM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019: Ahmed Khalil's penalty earns UAE draw against Bahrain in opener

The UAE face India and Bahrain play Thailand in the second round of group matches on January 10. 

Jan 06, 2019, 09:11 AM IST

AFC Asian Cup 2019 complete schedule of matches

The two top sides from each of the six groups as well as four third-placed teams will make it to the Round of 16.

Jan 06, 2019, 06:50 AM IST

India face Thailand in AFC Asian Cup campaign opener

India are placed 97th in the FIFA charts compared to Thailand's 118, but rankings will hardly matter in the continental showpiece. In fact, India are the second highest-ranked team in the group after the UAE. 

Jan 05, 2019, 20:26 PM IST