Indian Football

Saudi set to host 2027 Asian Cup after India withdraws bid

The Asian Football Confederation issued a statement on Monday saying the All Indian Football Federation had withdrawn from the host selection process. No reason was published.

published on : 5th December 2022

FSDL's partnership with Premier League can improve Indian football as a whole: Dickov

Premier League legend and former Scotland international Paul Dickov said that the quality and knowledge within Indian football had improved each time he visited the country.

published on : 17th November 2022

A time to dare: Guessing the fate of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup quarterfinals

Group games are over and half the teams are eliminated in the FIFA U17 Women’s World Cup; Radha Lath Gupta delves into the mighty 8 that still stand and who they will be matching up against.

published on : 20th October 2022

Field of Dreams

India recently participated in the Socca World Cup 2022; Four players from Bengaluru, who were in the team, speak with CE about representing India on the global stage

published on : 12th October 2022

India continue winning run at AFC U-17 Asian Cup Qualifiers with 4-1 win over Myanmar

The first shot on target came in the 21st minute through Korou Singh, who shot from the edge of the penalty area but lacked sufficient power.

published on : 9th October 2022

It's time to show that Indian girls can play football: U-17 Women's football team coach Dennerby

Asked about the strengths and weaknesses of the team, the 63-year-old Swedish football coach said, "We are going to this tournament with a really good fitness level now."

published on : 9th October 2022

Daily wager’s daughter to lead Indian squad in FIFA U-17

Meet Ashtam Oraon; she comes from a village in Jharkhand’s Gumla. The daughter of a daily wager will lead the Indian football squad in FIFA U-17 Women World Cup-2022.

published on : 7th October 2022

India U-17 women's football team to take on WSS Barcelona in final prep game ahead of World Cup

The India U-17 Women's National team are all set to take on the WSS Barcelona club in a friendly match on Sunday, October 2 which will be their final preparatory game ahead of the World Cup.

published on : 2nd October 2022

Ajay Devgn-starrer 'Maidaan' to release in February 2023

Based on the golden years of Indian football, the movie tackles the true story of Syed Abdul Rahim (Devgn), who served as the coach and manager for the Indian team from 1950 until his death in 1963.

published on : 1st October 2022

FIFA launches 3-episode series on life, career of legendary footballer Sunil Chhetri

FIFA, the governing body of the sport, announced on Tuesday that a series about the career and life of Chhetri is available on FIFA+, its streaming platform.

published on : 28th September 2022

India suffer 0-3 defeat to Vietnam in international football friendly

Vietnam won the tournament with two wins from as many matches; they had also thrashed Singapore 4-0 in their opening match.

published on : 28th September 2022

FIFA chief Infantino might call on PM Modi next month to discuss Indian football

Infantino's visit, if it takes place, will coincide with the final leg of the FIFA Women's U-17 world Cup, which is to be held in the country from October 11 to 30.

published on : 19th September 2022

Stimac set to continue as Indian men's football team head coach till AFC Asian Cup next July

This will be Stimac's third contract extension after he took charge of the national men's team in May 2019 on a two-year tenure.

published on : 18th September 2022

Delhi Football president Shaji Prabhakaran appointed new secretary general of AIFF

Welcoming the members, the AIFF president said: "This is the first time that six former eminent players are part of the Committee as per the order of the Honourable Supreme Court.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Just one eminent player in EC candidates list for AIFF election  

Madhu Kumari lone eminent person in nomination list of 14 candidates; Executive committee supposed to have 10 members in total including five eminent players.

published on : 21st August 2022

Manisha Kalyan becomes first Indian to play in UEFA Women's Champions League

The 20-year-old had emerged as the fourth Indian women's international footballer to sign for an overseas club when she landed a multi-year contract with Cypriot top division winners Apollon Ladies.

published on : 19th August 2022

AIFF Elections: Subrata Dutta contests "ineligibility claim", Mamata Banerjee's brother Ajit on standby

In case, Dutta, who is also the chairman of Indian Football Association, is not allowed to take part in voting process, then Ajit Banerjee, (Mamata's brother) will represent the unit at the polls.

published on : 15th August 2022

Legends like Bhaichung Bhutia and Oinam Devi in All India Football Federation's electoral list

The list of 36 eminent players includes the likes of Bhaichung Bhutia, IM Vijayan, Shabbir Ali, Climax Lawrence, Rendey Singh and Jo Paul Ancheri, among others and also has 12 female representatives.

published on : 14th August 2022

FSDL moves Supreme Court as AIFF crisis deepens 

In the clause related to the country's foremost men's league, it is mentioned that the league will be run by the AIFF with promotion and relegation in place.

published on : 20th July 2022

India jump two places to 104 in FIFA ranking after impressive Asian Cup qualification campaign

The Blue Tigers are placed just below New Zealand (103rd), who missed out on a 2022 FIFA World Cup spot after losing to Costa Rica 0-1 in the intercontinental play-off earlier this month.

published on : 23rd June 2022
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