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AFC Olympic Qualifiers: Indian women's football team faces stern test against Nepal

The two teams will be up against each other for the third time since February.

Apr 05, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Indian women's football team better than men's side, admits Sunil Chhetri

The men's team is currently ranked 103rd out of 211 countries, while the women's side is currently at 62nd out of 152 nations.

Mar 24, 2019, 21:47 PM IST

Indian women storm into SAFF semis with 5-0 win over Sri Lanka

This result has extended India's unbeaten run in the competition's history to 21 games and secured them the top spot in Group B. 

Mar 17, 2019, 18:11 PM IST

Indian eves beat Bangladesh to win 4th SAFF Championship

The Indian eves, in the process, are now unbeaten in 19 matches having won 18 and drawn one.

Jan 04, 2017, 23:31 PM IST

India attain best annual FIFA rankings in 6 years, jump two places to reach 135

National coach Stephen Constantine attributed the upsurge to all his players and the staff.

Dec 22, 2016, 19:27 PM IST

Eugeneso Lyngdoh, Bala​ ​Ngangom get top AIFF awards

Lyngdoh was chosen the winner on basis of votes from Coaches of I-League Clubs.

Dec 20, 2015, 15:46 PM IST

Work on U-17 FIFA World Cup headed in right direction: AIFF

Work on constructing world-class stadiums for the U-17 FIFA World Cup is headed in the right direction, according to a top AIFF official, who sounded optimistic about putting together a solid home team in the mega-event scheduled to be held in India in 2017.

Sep 16, 2015, 17:02 PM IST

Aditi Chauhan joins West Ham Ladies, becomes first Indian woman to play in UK

Indian footballer Aditi Chauhan has inked a deal with English Premier League (EPL) club West Ham United's ladies team, becoming the first woman player from the country to have been signed up by a top club in England.

Aug 17, 2015, 23:02 PM IST

Pakistan accept terms to elect Indian rival

What price the position of Asian Football Confederation vice president? For Praful Patel, it meant ensuring more fixtures and playing opportunities for arch-rivals Pakistan.

May 01, 2015, 15:13 PM IST

India makes huge jump of 26 places to be at 147th in FIFA list

The Indian football team reaped a rich harvest of a win and a draw against Nepal last month in the 2018 World Cup Qualifiers Round One as it made a huge jump of 26 places to occupy the 147th spot in the latest FIFA rankings issued on Thursday.

Apr 09, 2015, 19:35 PM IST

Praful Patel wants ISL to be ''tournament for South Asian region''

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel today made a pitch for making Indian Super League a "tournament for South Asian region" with the participation of more players from SAARC countries.

Feb 13, 2015, 17:35 PM IST

India gains two place to be at 152nd in FIFA rankings

India gained two places to be at 152nd spot following their 2-2 drawn international football friendly match against Bangladesh early this month in the latest FIFA rankings issued today.

Mar 13, 2014, 19:30 PM IST

India to host 2015 SAFF Cup

India will host the 2015 edition of the SAFF football tournament, it was decided in the executive committee meeting of the South Asian body here on Wednesday.

Sep 10, 2013, 21:13 PM IST

SAFF Football Championship Final: India vs Afghanistan - Preview

Having notched up a morale-boosting semifinal victory against Maldives, defending champions Indian team will try to maintain their supremacy in the SAFF Football Championship.

Sep 10, 2013, 14:33 PM IST

SAFF Football Championships: India enter finals

Young stopper Arnab Mondal scored his maiden international goal as defending champions India beat Maldives 1-0 to enter the final of the SAFF Football Championship for the ninth time here on Monday.

Sep 10, 2013, 00:01 AM IST

Chhetri-less India face tough Maldives test in SAFF semis

Defending champions India will start as underdogs when they take on an inspired Maldives in the second semi-final of the SAFF Football Championship here on Tuesday.

Sep 08, 2013, 15:44 PM IST

Embarrassing loss for India but Koevermans says goal achieved

Indian football coach Wim Koevermans did not say in as many words that Nepal were the better side in today`s group match of the SAFF Football Tournament which his side lost 1-2, but insisted his players have achieved their goal of reaching the semifinals.

Sep 05, 2013, 21:26 PM IST

Sunil Chhetri injury-time goal gives India 1-1 draw against Bangladesh

An injury-time goal by captain Sunil Chhetri saved India from embarrassment as they played out a 1-1 draw against Bangladesh in their second group match of the SAFF Football Championships here on Tuesday.

Sep 04, 2013, 09:17 AM IST

SAFF football draw to take place on Tuesday

They may not have played enough international matches in recent times but that should not be a major cause of concern for six-time defending champions India as the draw for the SAFF football championship takes place here tomorrow.

Jul 29, 2013, 20:55 PM IST

India to open SAFF U-16 account against Sri Lanka

The Indian U-16 national football team will face Sri Lanka in their opening match in the second edition of the SAFF U-16 Championships at the Army Ground in Kathmandu Sunday.

Jul 19, 2013, 17:42 PM IST