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Syed Rahim Nabi Interview : “The never-say-die attitude instilled by our Coach was special”

Two days after winning the Nehru Cup for the third time in a row, versatile Team India player and one of the heroes of the tournament Syed Rahim Nabi spoke at length to www.the-aiff.com about the win, his performance, and the...

Denzil Franco speaks about his Nehru Cup experience

“Nothing is impossible,” quipped India National Team defender Denzil Franco when asked about India’s heroic win in the Nehru Cup final against Cameroon at the Jawaharlal Stadium on Sunday. Indeed, Wim Koevermans’ New India beat all odds to retain...

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...

Nehru Cup 2012 : Photos of Indian Football Team

With the win in Nehru Cup 2012, India won the tournament three times in a row - 2007, 2009 and now 2012. Wim Koevermans showed that AIFF made a correct decision in appointing him as a coach. As a...

Nehru Cup 2012 : India completes Nehru Cup hattrick

NEW DELHI: Embrace New India. On Sunday in the Nehru Cup final at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, India played like a team for the future. Paint the larger picture, that of the entire 12-day meet, and there are bright spots...

Nehru Cup Finals 2012 – India vs Cameroon : A Tactical preview

Cameroon, the ‘indomitable lions’ have lost some of its international reputation in recent times. The once dominating force in African football, they even failed to qualify for Africa Cup of Nations in 2012, a tournament which they have won...

Nehru Cup 2012 : ‘Win’ Koevermans confident ahead of the final against Cameroon

NEW DELHI: Read Win Koevermans instead of Wim Koevermans. ‘N’ and ‘M’ being next to each other, the mistake may happen to anyone, anytime. But you, abreast about all the latest happenings in the ongoing Nehru Cup, may just overlook...
Sunil Chhetri

Nehru Cup 2012 : Interview of Sunil Chhetri

A day before the Nehru Cup final against Cameroon Captain Sunil Chhetri spoke at length about India’s chances, the mood in the team, the rival opposition and much more. EXCERPTS: You have been a part of India’s Nehru Cup winning squad...

Nehru Cup 2012 : Disciplined Indians lose marginally against Cameroon

It was the Dress Rehearsal – the Dress Rehearsal for Sunday’s Nehru Cup final. As any Coach would want to do in such a situation, Wim Koevermans turned to his bench. It was the best time in the Tournament...

Nehru Cup 2012 : Interview of Francis Fernandes

Francis Fernandes is an ‘all rounder.’ The 25-year old midfielder has the ability to fit in almost any role in the team and stays one of the mainstays in Wim Koevermans’ team in the ongoing 2012 Nehru Cup. In...