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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.

SAFF Championship: India to go for a win against Sri Lanka, Chhetri has minor...

A draw is sufficient for India to book a berth in the semi-final of SAFF Championship 2011. But the team wants to go for a win straightaway against Sri Lanka in their last league match today. If India plays...
Nepal football fans

SAFF Championship: Nepal held by Pakistan 1-1 but through to semi-final

Once again riding on their dogged defending, the Pakistani side clinched 3rd draw in a row in the SAFF Championship 2011. They held skillful Nepal to 1-1 draw at the end of the match. The match started with a semi-final...

SAFF Championship: Nepal strikers need to click against Pakistan

It is a do-or-die match for both the teams. One is Nepal who after their excellent display of football have become the contenders of the tournament. Another is Pakistan who have proved themselves by holding Bangladesh and Maldives in...
Nepal football fans

SAFF Championship: Skipper Sagar Thapa earns victory for Nepal

Had it not been the spectacular last minute goal off   the   boot   of   skipper   Sagar Thapa   it would have been another disappointment for Nepal in the ongoing SAFF Championship in New Delhi.  The perfect   long   ranger   literally curved into the...

SAFF Championship: Afghanistan thrash Sri Lanka 3-1, show India match was no fluke

Afghanistan continued their dream run in the SAFF Championship 2011. In the opener they drew 1-1 with mighty India after going ahead in just 5 minutes of play. And now they came from behind to beat Sri Lanka with...

Afghanistan match shock-wave: India to get rid of seniors post SAFF Championship

The blow  by Afghanistan football team is being felt in the Indian football circuit. Everyone is wondering how can a team that is rattled by war and has just managed to assemble just a day before the tournament hold...
Nepal football fans

SAFF Championship: Nepal let down by poor finish, can win the championship

By Sushil Thapa, Fairfax, Virginia As a staunch supporter  I wanted Nepal to get off to a perfect start in the opener against fanciedMaldives in the ongoing SAFF Championship in New Delhi, India.  I had my head scratching, following Maldives’...

SAFF Championship: India are the undisputed kings of South Asia

The South Asian  Football Federation Championship famous as the “World Cup for south Asian nations“ throughout the region. The 7th edition of the event worth $50,000 to the winners is being hosted by India for the second time. It is...

India manages to hold Afghanistan 1-1 in SAFF Championship

3 matches over and the World Cup of footballing minnows SAFF Championship is still looking for a result which is not a draw. The latest match must have been a dissapointment for the poor SAFF Trophy witnessing it. It...
Nepal football fans

Nepal deserved to win against Maldives, beware India

The SAFF Cup 2011 opened with a yawning match between Bangladesh and Pakistan. A match full of miss-passes, needless kicking around, unfit players falling off on the ground and then a deserving result of goalless draw. So much so that...