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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 may host 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup!

The Executive Committee of the All India Football Federation presided over by Mr. Praful Patel, the President of the All India Football Federation which met at the Udyog Bhawan in New Delhi, took the following important decisions on September 22, 2011.
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Goal keeping, Defense and Nabi

It would be an event of a lifetime for many football fans in India. To see players like Robben, Neuer, Gomez, Ribery in flesh and blood, let alone watch them actually play, will have pleasant memories for a very...

Interview of Sunil Chhetri prior to India vs Palestine football match

KOCHI: Captain Sunil Chhetri stays aware of the demands of an International Friendly. A day prior to the kick-off of India’s match against Palestine, Chhetri spoke at length to www.the-aiff.com about the mood in the Camp, team-spirit, his assessment of Palestine, recreation...
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AFC U19 Qualifiers: More than pride at stake as India takes on Pakistan

In the last encounter of its campaign in the AFC Championship 2012 qualifiers, Indian team would be meeting arch-rivals Pakistan. A heart-broken Indian team which is already out of the tournament has only pride at stake. Or may be more...
India vs Bangladesh friendly squad announced

Clubs clash with AIFF over player release for Nehru Cup 2012

One more tournament. One more clash. The I-league clubs again are resisting All India Football Federation's move to get players for the Nehru Cup 2012 preparatory camp. The Indian football team's camp is slated to start from 1st of August. According...