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Indian boys gearing up for AFC U13 Festival of Football

                      Consistent with AFC’s mission of expanding the football base in Asia at the grassroots level, the AFC Grassroots and Youth Development Department has been promoting several youth football festivals. One of such programs is the AFC U13 festival of...

Without India there can be no football in Asia : AFC President Bin Hammam

                        The AFC president Mohamed Bin Hammam headed the AFC Ad-hoc Committee for Indian Professional Football, which met yesterday in New Delhi. This was the fourth meeting of this kind which was aimed at discussing and analyzing the progresses made...

Prateik Babbar of Dhobi Ghat fame set to play for Salgaocar SC

    Seems like all the good things are happening all at once for the Indian Football League (I League) leaders Salgaocar SC. They are having a dream run in the league and sitting pretty on the top of the table...
Ankit Sharma

Live your dream till the last breath : Ankit Sharma

This year has been a great year for young Indian footballers. A whole bunch of under-21 players playing in I league, mostly because of AIFF initiative Indian Arrows. However, few other young talented footballers have been able to make...

It just may be that women will reach the World Cup stage before the...

One of the major reason why India is lagging in the world football map is lack of many quality football academies. Neither most of  the clubs, nor the AIFF has taken much pain to develop a footballing institution that...

United Sikkim swoops ex-Namibian captain Quinton Jacobs

United Sikkim Football Club (USFC), the 2nd division club of India, co-owned by Indian star footballer - Bhaichung Bhutia, famous music director and singer Shankar Mahadevan and FidelisWorld, has made another high profile signing by boosting their squad with...

The day I met the Indian Arrows

  The wait was over. Finally, Indian arrows came to Bangalore. The under-21 team whose players are entirely consisting of Indians and have an average age of 19 and a half, came here in Bangalore and conquered hearts. At the...

Sikkim’s Paljor Stadium gets artficial turf

The work of laying the artificial turf in the picturesque Plajor stadium has started. I am reporting from there about the work in progress.

Foreign football coach gets death threat in J&K

Srinagar: For four years, Argentina-born Juan Marcos Troia has battled all odds in his mission to teach football to Kashmiri youth and channelize their energies away from violence. He has brushed aside visa problems, an indifferent state government and...

Nirvana Football Club, the pride of Bodoland

Nirvana FC Bodoland® is a football club based in Gossaigaon, district of Bodoland/Assam and currently plays the G.D.S.A. League at that place . The word “nirvana” is  used to describe the perfect peace of the mind that is free from...