SAFF Championships

'I enjoyed watching that, Sahal': Sunil Chhetri praises Indian youngsters for SAFF glory

Chhetri, who scored five out of India's eight goals, was all praise of the other two Indian goal-getters on Saturday -- Suresh Singh and Sahal Abdul Samad.

published on : 17th 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

Chhetri double strike helps India beat Maldives 3-1 and enter SAFF Championships final

Chhetri scored in the 62nd and 71st minutes after Manvir Singh had given India the lead in the 33rd minute in the must-win match for India.

published on : 14th October 2021

SAFF Championships: India face Maldives in must-win match, stare at worst show since 2003

The worst performance for seven-time champions India before this edition was the third-place finish in 2003 and the country has either won or finished runners-up in 11 previous editions.

published on : 12th October 2021

Chhetri scores 77th goal as India beat Nepal 1-0, equals great Pele's international goals record

He is now on joint third with UAE's Ali Mabkhout (77) in the list of highest scorers among active footballers, behind Cristiano Ronaldo (112) and Lionel Messi (79).

published on : 11th October 2021

SAFF Championships: 10-man Bangladesh hold India 1-1 despite Sunil Chhetri's 76th international goal

Sunil Chhetri, playing in his 121st match for India, struck in the 27th minute to place himself just a goal shy of legendary Pele.

published on : 4th October 2021

Despite India's 'little bit of superiority', every SAFF C'ships match is 'war to fight': Captain Sunil Chhetri

India, who have won the regional football tournament seven times out of the 12 editions, open their campaign against Bangladesh on Monday.

published on : 2nd October 2021

India to kick start SAFF Championships preparation with international friendly against Nepal

The five-team SAFF Championships will be held from October 3 to October 13 at the National Stadium in Male.

published on : 1st September 2021