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SAFF Championships

Football organisation in India need an upturn after Stephen Constantine attack

Even prior to the start of SAFF Cup, problems had aroused regarding the turf war.

Jan 14, 2016, 16:58 PM IST

Afghanistan are favourites for SAFF Cup: Stephen Constantine

Constantine hopes the fans have an effect on the team in the finale.

Jan 02, 2016, 18:38 PM IST

SAFF Cup Final Preview: India seek glory against marauding Afghans

In recent years, strife-torn Afghanistan have emerged as a formidable challenge to six-time winners India.

Jan 02, 2016, 15:48 PM IST

Lallianzuala Chhangte: Five facts about India's wonder kid

Chhangte is a product of Liverpool's youth academy in India.

Dec 28, 2015, 02:52 AM IST

Lallianzuala Chhangte: Indian football has found new teenage prodigy!

India coach Stephen Constantine needs to be credited for drafting several youngsters in the team for the SAFF Cup.

Dec 28, 2015, 02:10 AM IST

Pakistan pulls out of SAFF Championships

Das said that the SAFF Championships will be held as scheduled and matches involving Pakistan will be awarded as walkover in the opposition team's favour.

Nov 23, 2015, 19:33 PM IST

SAFF Championships to be held in Thiruvananthapurm in December

 The 11th edition of the South Asian Football Federation Championships will be held in Thiruvananthapuram from December 23 to January 3, a top AIFF official said.

Jul 17, 2015, 16:21 PM IST

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.

Jun 09, 2014, 20:42 PM IST

U-17 WC hosting rights highlight of 2013 for Indian football

Securing the hosting rights of the prestigious 2017 Under-17 FIFA World Cup was the lone silver lining in an otherwise disappointing and forgettable year gone by for Indian football.

Dec 27, 2013, 12:44 PM IST

India to play Nepal in football friendly Nov 19

All India Football Federation (AIFF) confirmed Thursday another international friendly for the Indian national football against Nepal Nov 19.

Oct 17, 2013, 18:57 PM IST

Indian football has not improved in recent years: IM Vijayan

Indian football legend I M Vijayan on Thursday said that the game in the country has stagnated in recent years with the national side not showing improvement with a string of reverses at the regional and Asian level.

Sep 12, 2013, 14:54 PM IST

Goals are just numbers, says Sunil Chhetri

Three short of becoming the country`s highest-ever scorer, Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri says "goals are just numbers" for him and adds his team will take it one match at a time in the upcoming SAFF Championships here.

Aug 28, 2013, 23:57 PM IST

Make SAFF C`ship an U-23 tournament, says Medeira

Indian football coach Savio Medeira on Saturday said that the SAFF Championships should be an Under-23 event as it is tough for seniors to play in a tournament because of hectic schedule.

Dec 10, 2011, 18:49 PM IST

India face Maldives in high-voltage SAFF Ch`ship semifinal

South Asia`s two most dominant football nations will face each other in a highly-anticipated clash when five-time champions India take on Maldives in the semifinal of the SAFF Championships on Thursday.

Dec 08, 2011, 21:28 PM IST

Afghanistan beat Sri Lanka 3-1 in SAFF Cup

Afghanistan rallied to thrash Sri Lanka 3-1 in the SAFF Cup football tournament at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Monday.

Dec 05, 2011, 20:56 PM IST

Chhetri, Miranda star in India`s 5-0 rout of Bhutan

Sunil Chhetri and Clifford Miranda scored two goals each as a rampaging India drubbed Bhutan 5-0

Dec 05, 2011, 20:45 PM IST

Pakistan hold Maldives in SAFF Championships

Title contenders Maldives were held to a goalless draw by a sturdy Pakistan in their second league match of the SAFF Championships on Sunday.

Dec 04, 2011, 22:29 PM IST

Want to beat Bhutan by a big margin: Savio

The job has become tough after a draw against Afghanistan but Indian football coach Savio Medeira has not lost hope of topping their group as they are aiming to score big against Bhutan in their second league match of the SAFF Championships, on Sunday.

Dec 04, 2011, 21:27 PM IST

Sagar`s late strike give Nepal first win SAFF C`ship

Sagar Thapa scored a late goal to help Nepal beat Bangladesh 1-0 in a league match and register their first win in the SAFF Championships.

Dec 04, 2011, 20:54 PM IST

Dempo want national players for derby, AIFF says no

Dempo SC and All India Football Federation seemed to be heading for a collision course with the former asking their players to return from SAFF Championships duty for Sunday`s Goan derby against Churchill Brothers.

Dec 02, 2011, 17:46 PM IST