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SAFF CUP 2011

The SAFF Championship, is the main association football competition of the men's national football teams of South Asia.

India vs Nepal

Players from AIFF’s YDP maturing well

Where does Indian football go from here? As expected India were comfortable winners of the SAFF Championships. Sunil Chhetri excelled scoring in every match, finishing with a record seven goals in five matches. The Savio Madeira coached team played...

India lift SAFF title by beating gallant Afghanistan 4-0

There are very few times when you see a scoreline of 4-0 ans still you got to admit that the loosing side was as good a team. The India vs Afghanistan match for the SAFF Championship title is one such...

Heart break for Nepal in SAFF Championship

By Sushil Thapa, Fairfax, VA  A  brilliant solo run by Belal Arezou who sprinted past three  defenders  broke the deadlock  in the 100th minute of the game  to  put Afghanistan  in their first ever  final of the SAFF Championship in New...
SAFF Championship 2011 Final

India looks for revenege and the SAFF title against Afghanistan

The toppers of group A are going to meet agains. But this time stakes are much higher. India play Afghanistan today in the final match of SAFF Championship 2011 at 6 pm IST in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, New Delhi. In...
Sunil Chhetri

SAFF Cup: Classy India brush aside Maldives 3-1 to reach final

Dominant India brushed aside Maldives 3-1 in the 1st semi-final of SAFF Championship 2011 to reach the final in style. The scoreline could have reflected a tennis game but for the sitters that were missed. Indi went on the offensive...
Nepal football fans

Nepal must hit top form against surging Afghanistan

By Sushil Thapa, Fairfax, VA Nepal is locked in an intriguing semi-final duel against an impressive Afghanistan for a place in the final of the SAFF Championship in New Delhi, India. Afghanistan topped   Group A, following their 8-1 destruction of minnows...
Istvan Urbanyi

SAFF Chmapionship 2011: Maldives coach Urbanyi confident of a win against India

The Maldivian side in SAFF Championship has gradually improved as the tournament progressed. Starting with a lackluster performance against Nepal in the opening encounter, they have managed to top the group by beating Bangladesh, the highest ranked team in...

SAFF Championship: India face Maldives test, should make it to the final

The Jeje-Sunil combo upfront has finally started to click for India in the SAFF Championship 2011. And just in the nick of time, Jeje Lalpekhluah has found back his scoring boots. India face gritty Maldives in the 1st semi-final match...

SAFF Championship: Afghanistan roars it way to semi-final, drubs Bhutan 8-1

Riding on the 4 goals by Belal Arezou, the Afghanis giftend a garland of goals to hapless and listless Bhutan team, ending their misery in the SAFF Championship 2011. Afghanistan, taking cue from the previous matches of Bhutan had started...

Nepal’s qualification to semis in SAFF Championship : A Nepali fans perspective

Overcoming a spell of jittery moments Nepal hung on to an impressive 1-1 draw against Pakistan in the ongoing SAFF Championship in New Delhi. When the referee blew the long whistle signaling the end of  the game, I was one...