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FIFA World Cup qualifiers: India look for 1st win against Bangladesh

India and Bangladesh last played a qualifier here for the Mexico World Cup in 1985.

Oct 14, 2019, 14:14 PM IST

Superb result for India against a team like Qatar: Bhaichung Bhutia

With their first point of Group E, India reignited their hopes of aiming for a top-two finish in the World Cup and Asian Cup qualification, which had suffered a jolt after a 1-2 defeat to Oman in Guwahati.

Sep 11, 2019, 20:35 PM IST

Could've won World Cup qualifier against Oman by scoring more in 1st half: Igor Stimac

On Thursday evening, skipper Sunil Chhetri gave India the lead in the 24th minute and after a fine first-half showing, the Blue Tigers were minutes away from putting points on the board but Al-Mandhar Al Alawi scored a late brace to hand Oman the win.
 

Sep 06, 2019, 16:38 PM IST

India go down fighting against Oman in World Cup qualifier

India could have been 2-0 up inside the first 25 minutes had Udanta Singh's effort not found the woodwork in the 4th minute.
 

Sep 05, 2019, 23:35 PM IST

Litmus test awaits India against Oman in 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

Stimac is one of the most high-profile coaches to have taken charge of the Indian team having been part of Croatia's team that reached the semi-finals of the 1998 World Cup.

Sep 04, 2019, 20:27 PM IST

Sunil Chhetri turns 35, birthday wishes pour in for Indian football captain

Indian men's football team captain Sunil Chettri turned 35 on Saturday and warm birthday wishes poured in for him not only from fans all over the world but also from the football fraternity. 

Aug 03, 2019, 18:24 PM IST

India drop down to 103 in FIFA rankings

In April, India had jumped to 101. Before that, the Blue Tigers had dropped six spots to 103 in the February edition after ending last year on 97.

Jul 25, 2019, 15:38 PM IST

Indian football team reaches 101st spot in FIFA rankings

In the Asian Cup, India kicked off their campaign on a promising note as they crushed Thailand by 4-1 in a Group A match to record their biggest victory in the history of the tournament. 

Apr 05, 2019, 11:50 AM 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

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

Bengaluru FC crowned ISL champions for first time

The two teams were locked 0-0 after 90 minutes of the final match. 

Mar 17, 2019, 23:43 PM IST

Padma Honours: Gautam Gambhir wants to be a better 'human being'

Meanwhile, Sunil Chhetri also thanked his family and fans for their support after being nominated for Padma Shri and also indicated that there is no chance of an international retirement round the corner for him. 

Jan 26, 2019, 15:28 PM 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: 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

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

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

Win against Thailand best match of my career: Sunil Chhetri

India thrashed Thailand 4-1 in their group opener on Sunday. The 34-year-old goal machine struck on either side of the lemon break in the country's stunning win, the first in Asian Cup since 1964.

Jan 07, 2019, 16:32 PM IST

Thailand sack coach Milovan Rajevac after Asian Cup defeat to India

Rajevac`s assistant, Sirisak Yodyardthai, has been put in interim charge of Thailand, who are bottom of Group A and play Bahrain on Thursday.

Jan 07, 2019, 12:13 PM IST

AFC Asian Cup: Sunil Chhetri lauds teammates after opening win

Chhetri has been a vital contributor for India in international clashes and has only Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo with 85 international goals ahead of him.

Jan 07, 2019, 08:39 AM IST

Chhetri strikes twice in India's first Asian Cup win since 1964, goes past Messi

Thailand captain and striker Teerasil Dangda pulled one back for his side in the 33rd minute of the Group A match.

Jan 06, 2019, 21:32 PM IST