SAFF Championship

SAFF championship postponed to 2021 due to prevailing COVID-19 situation

The football championship was slated to take place in Bangladesh in September 2020. 

Jun 30, 2020, 17:19 PM IST

Hosting FIFA U-17 women's World Cup is a revolution for India: Bembem Devi

Devi, hailing from Manipur, represented India for more than two decades and also captained the side during that stint. India would be hosting the U-17 women's World Cup for the first time.

Mar 27, 2019, 17:03 PM IST

READ: Brilliant banter on Twitter between Virat Kohli, Sunil Chhetri

India defeated defending champions Afghanistan 2-1 in the final of SAFF Cup 2015 to clinch their seventh title.

Jan 04, 2016, 20:22 PM IST

Sports schedule today: SA vs Eng 1st Test, Day 1; Vijay Hazare trophy; Premier League; SAFF Cup

Here is what's happening today in the world of sports.

Dec 26, 2015, 09:11 AM IST

SAFF Championship: India vs Sri Lanka - As it happened...

Robin Singh was India's hero in their opening match with two goals in the second half.

Dec 25, 2015, 20:21 PM IST

State league, U-19 players called for Indian football camp

The Indian coach says the vision is for the future.

Dec 05, 2015, 16:47 PM IST

Kerala's 2015 SAFF meet hosting arrangements on right track

The tournament is scheduled to take place from December 23 to January 3.

Nov 03, 2015, 14:48 PM IST

India women thrash Nepal 6-0 to win SAFF football championship

 Indian women's football team routed Nepal 6-0 in the summit clash of the 3rd SAFF Championship to notch up their third title on the trot and maintain their supremacy in the regional tournament here on Friday.

Nov 21, 2014, 23:25 PM IST

India aim for win against resurgent Nepal

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.

Nov 18, 2013, 18:39 PM IST

Mumbai FC ropes in Sandjar Ahmadi for 2013-14 season

International footballer Sandjar Ahmadi has been roped in by Mumbai FC for the new season and he would be available for selection when his team takes on defending champions Churchill Brothers in Goa on Saturday.

Oct 03, 2013, 22:16 PM IST

India drop 10 places to 155th spot in FIFA rankings

In a major embarrassment, India have dropped a whopping 10 places to 155th spot in the latest FIFA rankings, issued on Thursday.

Sep 12, 2013, 20:47 PM IST

SAFF Cup: Afghans celebrate football win over India with dancing, gunfire

President Hamid Karzai embraced Afghanistan`s victorious football team on Thursday, hours after they united the nation in a rare moment of shared joy, but officials also told jubilant Afghans to stop firing guns into the air in celebration.

Sep 12, 2013, 16:29 PM IST

Teams should only be judged on the ground: Koevermans

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.

Sep 10, 2013, 16:25 PM IST

Indian footballers lose their cool in SAFF Cup

Defending champions India`s average performance in the ongoing SAFF Championship in Kathmandu is taking a toll on the team camaraderie.

Sep 04, 2013, 10:49 AM IST

SAFF Championship 2013: India defeat Pakistan 1-0

Defending champions India dished out a listless performance but still managed to beat arch-rivals Pakistan 1-0 in the opening game of the SAFF Football Championship on Sunday.

Sep 01, 2013, 20:41 PM IST

2013 SAFF Championship: India vs Pakistan - Preview

The second match of the opening Group ‘A’ fixtures, pits old foes against each other.

Sep 01, 2013, 08:41 AM IST

We are the team to beat: Koevermans

India football coach Wim Koevermans was in a confident mood ahead of their opening SAFF Championship match against arch rivals Pakistan at the Dasrath Stadium on Sunday.

Aug 31, 2013, 18:45 PM IST

Wim Koevermans names India squad for SAFF Championship

National Football coach Wim Koevermans on Monday announced the 20-member Indian squad for the upcoming SAFF Championship.

Aug 26, 2013, 14:01 PM IST

India toy with listless Bhutan in SAFF Championship

Having already booked their place in the semifinals, a relaxed Indian women`s team simply toyed with an out of sorts Bhutan, thrashing them 11-0.

Sep 11, 2012, 12:52 PM IST

India rout hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 in SAFF meet

Defending champions India brightened their chances of making it to the semifinals of the women`s SAFF Championship after defeating hosts Sri Lanka 5-0 on Sunday.

Sep 10, 2012, 10:36 AM IST