Igor Stimac

SAFF Championships title not a "special success", aim is to qualify for 2023 Asian Cup: Igor Stimac

India won the SAFF championship title after beating Nepal 3-0 in the final in Male on Saturday to hand Stimac his first trophy as in-charge of the team.

published on : 19th October 2021

SAFF Championships final: India seek eighth title and first trophy under coach Igor Stimac

India drew against Bangladesh and Sri Lanka in their first two matches which had put them in danger of missing the final but the win against Nepal brought them back in the reckoning.

published on : 15th October 2021

We cannot depend on just one player to score goals: Indian men's football team coach Stimac

India have so far scored two goals in the ongoing SAFF Championships and both came through 37-year-old Chhetri.

published on : 12th October 2021

Scoring is an area where we need to improve, says India coach Igor Stimac

The Croatian heaped praise on the Indian skipper after the latter's lone strike in the match handed the team three points in the tournament.

published on : 11th October 2021

Hey, Indian football - its time to shun top-down approach...

The struggle for survival in the regional event tells a lot about which direction the team is headed...

published on : 11th October 2021

SAFF Championship: India gears up for do-or-die clash against Nepal

Although the form has favoured Nepal so far at the tournament, Stimac was optimistic about his side's chances of making the final.

published on : 10th October 2021

SAFF Championship: India look to register tournament's first win against Sri Lanka 

The Blue Tigers head coach Igor Stimac has come under fire for India's failure to win enough matches in the recent past and he will be under the pump on Thursday.

published on : 6th October 2021

SAFF Championship: We are ourselves guilty for not winning against Bangladesh, says Indian football team coach Igor Stimac

India lost the lead to a 10-man Bangladesh as their first match in the SAFF Championship 2021 ended 1-1.

published on : 5th October 2021

Title favourites India begin SAFF Championships campaign against Bangladesh

Bangladesh have been a tough customers for India who had needed a late equaliser in the first leg of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers match in Kolkata to draw 1-1.

published on : 3rd October 2021

Nepal friendlies: Coach Igor Stimac accepts India got many points to improve on

After a 1-1 draw in the first friendly, India notched up 2-1 win in the second game against Nepal on Sunday thanks to second-half strikes by Farukh Choudhary and skipper Sunil Chhetri.

published on : 6th September 2021

Nepal friendlies good preparation for SAFF Championship: Indian football team coach Igor Stimac

Igor Stimac has said ahead of the first 'friendly' against Nepal on September 2 that the games will serve as preparation for the SAFF Championship.

published on : 1st September 2021

Indian football coach Stimac names squad for friendlies against Nepal

Sunil Chhetri, Pritam Kotal and Sahal Abdul Samad are some of the players who are part of the list.

published on : 27th August 2021

Igor Stimac 'may consider' releasing Sandesh Jhingan for club football in Croatia

India will be travelling to Kathmandu later this month to play Nepal in two international friendlies in September.

published on : 17th August 2021

AIFF says Nepal has offered to play friendlies against India

The All India Football Federation had earlier tried to arrange international friendlies in Europe with countries from Africa and Asia, but the quarantine rules played spoilsport.

published on : 6th August 2021

COVID-19 dented our plans, but we won't get bogged down: Indian football coach Igor Stimac

The AIFF Technical Committee decided to extend National Team head coach Igor Stimac's contract till September 2022.

published on : 20th July 2021
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