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AIFF hoping to navigate Covid third wave to host Asian Women's Cup

AIFF president, Praful Patel, suggested that the local organising committee has contingency plans in place according to the SOPs and guidelines provided by the AFC and FIFA.

published on : 17th January 2022

Chinese Taipei becomes first team to arrive for Asian Cup, India's flight delayed

The Indian team has been drawn against Iran (January 20), Chinese Taipei (January 23) and China (January 26) in Group A of the competition that consists of 12 teams.

published on : 13th January 2022

AFC Women's Asian Cup: Largest line-up of experienced​ match officials to be in action

From the contingent, as many as nine match officials were previously appointed to the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup in France.

published on : 6th 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

AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 will galvanise the masses, inspire young girls: AIFF

AIFF general secretary said the AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 will spread awareness about the women's game in India and inspire young girls in the country to take up the sport.

published on : 18th December 2021

Activists extend support to protesting villagers in Odisha's Dhinkia

The activists criticised the police attempt to arrest panchayat samiti leader Debendra Swain on false charges and unnecessary harassment of locals to dilute the anti-displacement movement.

published on : 8th 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

ISL's SC East Bengal, Kerala Blasters, Hyderabad FC fail to secure AIFF license

The clubs have sought exemption from the AIFF in order to take part in the cash-rich event starting on November 19.

published on : 4th 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

AFC Women's Asian Cup India 2022 set for thrilling opening matches from January 2022

Host nation India go head-to-head against the Islamic Republic of Iran, who are making their debut, in the opening day action at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai at 7.30 pm.

published on : 28th October 2021

Women's Asian Cup draw: India clubbed alongside China, Chinese Taipei, Iran

Head coach Thomas Dennerby's team will feel confident especially on home turf and having recently beaten Chinese Taipei in an international friendly.

published on : 28th October 2021

India concede late penalty to lose 0-1 to UAE in U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers 

The group-topper will qualify for the finals in Uzbekistan next year, whereas four best runner-up nations will also join them.

published on : 28th October 2021

AIFF names 28 India probables for U-23 AFC Qualifiers

The Blue Colts are set to assemble in Bengaluru on October 17, before leaving for the UAE on October 20 for their matches.

published on : 13th 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
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