AFC Asian Cup

India's abrupt exit from AFC Women's Asian Cup causes heartbreak and raises questions about future

After two years of anticipation and preparation which saw them travel across the world and playing friendlies against the likes of Brazil, all of it seems to have come to nothing.

published on : 25th January 2022

When Chhetri went past Pele, India won 8th SAFF title and women braced for their moment of reckoning

Heading into 2022, the sport continues to yearn for that big success story, that massive breakthrough, which will transform it forever, especially from on-field performance point of view.

published on : 28th December 2021

Need to be more confident as a unit: Indian women's football team head coach Thomas Dennerby

India are currently participating in the Torneio Internacional de Futebol Feminino in Manaus, where they have already played hosts Brazil (1-6) and Chile (0-3) at the Arena da Amazonia.

published on : 30th November 2021

Looking forward to big matches against sides like Brazil, says India international Sanju Yadav

The winger said that the Indian team will not get carried away and will focus on the task at hand.

published on : 14th November 2021

If we perform in Asian Cup, it might help us do better at World Cup qualifiers: Renu 

The Indian women were on a four-game exposure tour and played two friendlies in the UAE and as many in Bahrain over two weeks.

published on : 29th October 2021

We have tried to improve on all aspects, says Indian women's football team coach Thomas Dennerby

Dennerby was speaking a day after his team blanked hosts Bahrain 5-0 in an international friendly match.

published on : 11th October 2021

India's women footballers hope to find limelight with Asian Cup, U-17 World Cup at home

India will be hosting both the major events in 2022, with the continental tournament scheduled in the beginning of the year.

published on : 4th October 2021

Indian women's football team to travel abroad for international matches

The Indian women's football team is set to leave for UAE to play friendlies against UAE and Tunisia and then to Bahrain to play against Bahrain and Chinese Taipei.

published on : 24th September 2021

Important to play at least 10 games ahead of AFC Asian Cup: Indian women's football team coach Thomas Dennerby

The All India Football Federation has struggled to find an opponent due to the COVID-19 quarantine restrictions in various countries.

published on : 11th September 2021

Indian women hoping to make most of national camp ahead of AFC Asian Cup

At a time when the pandemic has affected normal life, the players are elated at being back at the national camp.

published on : 22nd August 2021

COVID-19 effect: Selection for 2027 AFC Asian Cup host postponed to 2022

The Asian Football Confederation Executive Committee has decided to revise the timeline of the bidding process.

published on : 21st July 2021

Some players were tired: India's assistant manager on Sunil Chhetri's substitution against Afghanistan

India ended their 2022 World Cup qualification campaign with four draws, three losses, and one win from their eight matches while scoring six goals and conceding seven.

published on : 16th June 2021

Very important for India to qualify for AFC Asian Cup: Aussie legend Tim Cahill

To take part in the Asian Cup is a massive success for India, massive. Even when you lose you actually are improving, Cahill pointed.

published on : 8th June 2021

Indian football coach Igor Stimac rues lack of proper facilities

The team finally left for Doha for the preparatory camp in the third week of May but even the situation there is far from ideal.

published on : 29th May 2021

Dubai results won't have any impact on WC, Asia Cup qualifiers: India team members

Returning to action after a long COVID-19 break, India had held Oman to a 1-1 draw but suffered a 0-6 loss against UAE in the two international friendlies in March.

published on : 23rd May 2021
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