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Indian football team’s tour to England cancelled due to chit fund scam

The tri-series between India, Pakistan and Bangladesh scheduled in Fulham's Craven Cottage has been cancelled. CMG, who were organizing this tour, have cancelled the tour because of 'unforeseen reasons'. However, according to IANS, "Sources in the AIFF said that the cash crunch owing to...

Baichung retires, willing to help AIFF

Baichung Bhutia, the name synonymous with Indian Football, has taken the final call on his retirement today citing frequent and persistent injury as the main problem.

Indian tactics against Cameroon in the Nehru Cup finals

2nd September, 2012 – A date Indian football fans will never forget. On this day, India defeated Cameroon in the Nehru Cup finals. Yes, it is true that this Cameroon team was not the same ‘Indomitable Lions’ which features...
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India vs Tajikistan : Five factors acting against the Blue Tigers

Indian football team is currently in Khujand, Tajikistan for a FIFA international friendly on 14th August, 2013. Indian players are preparing for the upcoming SAFF Championship and would want to make the most out of this friendly. Indian Football...

India vs Palestine: Wim Koevermans inspires Team India

“We have some new faces in the squad. All of them please step forward,” Wim Koevermans pronounced in the team meeting. Sandip Nandy, Lalkamal Bhowmick, Arata Izumi, Shouvik Ghosh, CK Vineet and Gurjinder Kumar obeyed the orders. And then,...
India vs Bangladesh friendly squad announced

Wim Koevermans appointed Indian Football senior team coach

Nehru Cup to kick-off from 23rd August 2012 NEW DELHI: It’s official. Wim Koevermans is India’s new Senior National Team Coach. The Dutchman, whose last assignment was with the Republic of Ireland as High Performance Director, was unveiled by Kushal Das,...
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India vs Tajikistan Football Live

India will play Tajikistan in an international football friendly today in Khojan, Tajikistan. The match will kick off at 5pm local time which is 5:30 pm IST. There is no live telecast of the match in India. However, live streams...

A lot has changed since my debut: Gawli

Immediately after announcing his retirement from International Football, Mahesh Gawli spoke to www.the-aiff.com about his exploits for Team India. He spoke at length about his tenure with the National squad, the memories, his teammates, the next ‘big’ defenders and what...

Good performance will always get rewarded: Wim Koevermans

KOCHI: National Coach Wim Koevermans has brought in a number of new faces for India’s International Friendly against Palestine. In a freewheeling interview with www.the-aiff.com, Koevermans, who coached India to triumph in the Nehru Cup spoke at length about his ‘shadow...

Patriotism comes first followed by Professionalism.

Okay, we all are disappointed with yesterday's loss, but that is not my concern. My concern is when India (Asian) is playing against UAE (Gulf) team, why is it that the FIFA didn't bother to check the referee’s nationality. The referee ‘Banjar Al Dosari’...