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Sunil Chhetri Sets New Goal After Equalling Pele Feat, Says 'Hope To Keep Playing And Scoring' For India

Oct 11, 2021 PTI

Sunil Chhetri goal helped India beat Nepal 1-0 and saved the seven-time champions from elimination in the 2021 SAFF Championship.

What Ails Indian Football? Blame It On AIFF's Top-down Approach

Oct 11, 2021 PTI

Quick-fix solutions will not take Indian football anywhere. Hosting big FIFA-sanctioned events would not mask the problems facing the sport.


Sunil Chhetri Equals Pele Record As India Beat Nepal To Keep SAFF Championship Hopes Alive

Captain Sunil Chhetri scored his 77th international goal as seven-time champions India survived the Nepalese test in the 2021 South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship.

Nepal Vs India, SAFF Championship, Live Streaming: When And Where To Watch Indian Football Team's Must-win Game

Oct 09, 2021 Jayanta Oinam

Indian national football team needs a win against Nepal to keep their SAFF Championship 2021 hopes alive. Check match and telecast details.


SAFF 2021: Blue Tigers Play Out Goalless Draw Against Sri Lanka As Indian Football Team Hits New Low

The seven-time champions paid the price of not creating enough chances and wasting those they got against a Sri Lankan side 98 places below them in the FIFA rankings.

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05 October, 2021

SAFF Championship: Igor Stimac Slams India Football Team For Making 'Unnecessary Mistakes'

PTI

India were held to a 1-1 draw by a 10-man Bangladesh side in Male, Maldives on Monday.


04 October, 2021

SAFF Football Championship: Sunil Chhetri Strike Not Enough As 10-man Bangladesh Hold India

PTI

Chhetri, playing in his 121st match for India, struck in the 27th minute to place himself just a goal shy of legendary Brazillian Pele (77 goals from 92 matches).


04 October, 2021

SAFF Football Championship: Full Schedule And Watch Live Streaming Of India's Matches

Jayanta Oinam

Seven-time champions India are the overwhelming favourites to win the 2021 edition of SAFF Championship in the Maldives. Check tournament and telecast details.


03 October, 2021

SAFF Championships: India Start South Asian Football Campaign With Clash Against Plucky Bangladesh

PTI

The five-team tournament began on Friday with Nepal and Bangladesh beating the Maldives and Sri Lanka by identical 1-0 margins respectively.


02 October, 2021

SAFF Championship 2021: All The Matches Will Be Tough, Reckons India Football Captain Sunil Chhetri

PTI

India, who have won the regional football tournament seven times out of the 12 editions, open their campaign against Bangladesh on Monday.


01 October, 2021

India Women Seek Maiden Win Of 2021 Against UAE In An International Friendly

PTI

The 57th ranked Indian team have been winless in the five matches they have played this year so far. The Blue Tigress will play Tunisia on Monday.


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06 September, 2021

Igor Stimac Demands More From Indian Footballers, Says They Have 'Many Points To Improve On'

PTI

After a 1-1 draw in the first friendly, India notched up a 2-1 win in the second game against Nepal on Sunday


05 September, 2021

Sunil Chhetri, Farukh Choudhary Strike As India Beat Nepal 2-1 In 2nd International Friendly

PTI

Just as the match neared the end, the home team pulled one back in the 87th minute through Tej Tamang


04 September, 2021

Nepal Vs India, Football Preview: Sunil Chhetri And Co Look To Raise Level In Second International Friendly

PTI

At 105, India are ranked above the 171st placed Nepal in the FIFA rankings, but still the Chhetri-led side produced a below-par show in the first match


04 September, 2021

Unplayable Practice Pitches In Kathmandu Adds To India Football Team's Woes

PTI

The Blue Tigers haven’t been able to get a practice field since their first match on September 2 and have been stuck in the team hotel since then.


02 September, 2021

India Play Out 1-1 Draw With Nepal In Football Friendly

PTI

The matches kick-start India's preparations for next month's SAFF Championships in the Maldives


01 September, 2021

India Kick Start SAFF Championship Preparation With International Football Friendly Against Nepal

PTI

The five-team SAFF Championships will be held from October 3 to October 13 at the National Stadium in Male.


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31 August, 2021

Nepal Vs India: Sunil Chhetri Has Words Of Caution For Teammates Before International Friendlies

PTI

India are scheduled to play Nepal on September 2 and September 5 in two away games


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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