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Didier Drogba – The Biggest Face of African Football

A week after Drogba’s decision to retire from international Football, we look back at the impact, the talismanic forward had on his country - not only as a captain mustering his troops, but also as a voice that a...
Nepal football

Nepal’s Football association boss Ganesh Thapa’s fate still hangs in balance

Lately there has been a flurry of action on and off the field despite the ominous air of uncertainties surrounding Nepal football. Apparently, suspended President of All Nepal Football Association (ANFA), Ganesh Thapa, continues to overshadow national sporting headlines. The...

More clubs could be heading Mahindra, JCT’s way

He has seen it through the years and he has seen it all. Listen to what Mr. Novy Kapadia has to say about the worrying trend in Indian Football
ISL Owners

In Indian Super League’s Scheme Football Takes a Backseat

Reading through a report on IBNLive.com I could not help wondering that to what extent the IPL has damaged the concept of sports in the Indian psyche. It was amusing in part to listen to the 'wonderful' plans of Mr....

What does the ban mean for Mohun Bagan, Kolkata and Indian football

The iconic football club Mohun Bagan has its worst nightmare come true as the verdict given by the AIFF core committee goes against them. The AIFF I-League core committee has upheld the report submitted by one-man inquiry committee assumed by Hon'ble Justice A K...

Kolkata and its passion for Latino football

Calcutta, once the administrative capital, the mercantile and industrial heart of the British Empire, learnt football from the British, but traditionally are passionate fans of Brazil. Historical factors explain why in Calcutta (now Kolkata), there is this frenzied following...
arsene wenger

Thanks for the memories but it’s time to say Goodbye, Arsene !

There comes a point in a manager’s career where he looks to make a team that can carry on his legacy or at least leave behind a team that any manager would gladly inherit. While Sir Alex Ferguson did...

Question mark remains over the present status of Nehru Cup

As 2012 is marking the platinum jubilee year of AIFF, it was expected that there would be some footballing powerhouse participating in this edition of Nehru cup. Previously, it was expected that Cameroon, Kenya, Syria and Maldives were going...
Nepal Football

No Signs of Positive Change For The Gorkhalis

At the moment, I have nothing much to write about Nepal football, which may make fans happy, excited and optimistic. The sad part is, the scenario remains murky, uncertain and questionable, and there is no indication that will change...
Indian Flag

A SWOT analysis for Indian football market

I have always tried to find out the problems of Indian football and have pondered over the possible solutions. Let me sum up all the important points regarding the business opportunities in Indian Football. SWOT (Strength, Weakness, Opportunity &...