Articles about Indian Football Team
30 Jun 2021
AIFF to recommend Sunil Chhetri for Khel Ratna award
Indian football legend Sunil Chhetri is set to be recommended by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) for the Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna award.
16 Jun 2021
India draw against Afghanistan, qualify for Asian Cup third round
India scored from an own goal by Afghanistan goalie as they ended the World Cup Qualifiers campaign with a 1-1 draw to book a berth in the next qualifying round of the Asian Cup in Doha.
14 Jun 2021
Chhetri a goal away from entering all-time top-10 scorers' list
Goal-machine Sunil Chhetri will look to add to his tally and enter the all-time top-ten scorers' list as a buoyant India meet Afghanistan in the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup qualifiers in Doha on Tuesday.
08 Jun 2021
India beat Bangladesh as Sunil Chhetri surpasses Lionel Messi's tally
Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri has gone past the legendary Lionel Messi in terms of international goals.
05 Jun 2021
Indian footballers shift focus to Bangladesh after losing to Qatar
With the fighting loss to Qatar done and dusted with, Indian footballers are now looking forward to their next match against Bangladesh in the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup Qualifiers.
29 May 2021
Stimac thanks Qatar for allowing players to train in Doha
Indian football team coach Igor Stimac has thanked the Qatar government and Qatar Football Association for allowing his players to train there ahead of the World Cup and Asian Cup Qualifiers.
28 May 2021
FIFA Rankings: Belgium hold top spot, India remain 105th
The Belgium national football team tops the latest FIFA Rankings ahead of world champions France.
22 May 2021
Indian football team begins training in Doha for joint Qualifiers
All the players and support staff of the Indian football team have tested negative for COVID-19 after arrival in Qatar on Wednesday and have also started training ahead of the joint Qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup next month.
19 May 2021
Chhetri to play WC and Asian Cup Qualifiers in Doha
Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri made a return after recovering from COVID-19 infection as a 28-member squad leaves for Doha on Wednesday for the three upcoming matches of the joint 2022 World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup Qualifiers.
30 Mar 2021
Football: UAE thrash India 6-0 in international friendly
The Indian football team was handed a crushing defeat by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) in an international friendly at the Maktoum bin Rashid Stadium in Dubai on Monday.
15 Dec 2020
Bhaichung Bhutia turns 44: A look at his career feats
Former Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia turned 44 on Tuesday,
16 Oct 2019
Sunil Chhetri issues an apology after India's draw against Bangladesh
The Indian men's football team missed the plot in a World Cup qualifier in Kolkata on Tuesday night.
19 Jul 2019
2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers: India face a tricky test
The Indian men's football team will start its preparations for the upcoming 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers. They are scheduled to take place from September onwards.
15 May 2019
Who is India's new football coach, Igor Stimac?
On Wednesday, Croatian football legend Igor Stimac was roped in as the coach of the Indian men's national football team, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced.
04 Apr 2019
Football: Over 250 people apply for job of India's coach
The Indian football team has played well since quite some time and despite the heartbreak suffered in the AFC Asian Cup 2019, the future looks promising.
24 Jan 2019
#KnowYourTeam: All about the Red and Gold Brigade: East Bengal
East Bengal is one of the biggest football clubs in India, and has made a huge contribution to Indian football history.
16 Jan 2019
Will retire when India would've a better number-10: Sunil Chhetri
Veteran Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri has dismissed suggestions of his retirement.
15 Jan 2019
Stephen Constantine resigns: Who can be his perfect replacement?
The Indian football team crashed out of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 after losing to Bahrain in their third group stage match, and the loss saw Stephen Constantine, their head coach, calling it quits.
15 Jan 2019
Lessons India can learn from their AFC Asian Cup exit
India could not build on their success of winning their first match against Thailand at the AFC Asian Cup, and ended up getting knocked out of the tournament after losing to the UAE and Bahrain.
15 Jan 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: India crash out; Constantine resigns
After starting their AFC Asian Cup 2019 campaign in spectacular fashion, India have strayed from the path of success and their loss at the hands of Bahrain has seen them ousted from the tournament.
14 Jan 2019
AFC Asian Cup: Key battles in India vs Bahrain fixture
India meet Bahrain tonight for their third and final group stage battle of the AFC Asian Cup 2019.
14 Jan 2019
Five stars of the Indian football team
With India showing great promise at the AFC Asian Cup in UAE, fans have started cheering the team.
13 Jan 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: India vs Bahrain- Preview and prediction
After losing to UAE in their second match of the AFC Asian Cup, India will be taking on Bahrain tomorrow in their third and last match of the group stage.
11 Jan 2019
Locked up for supporting India? UAE man cages several men
India faced UAE in their group stage encounter of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup last night, and while the hosts managed to triumph after a healthy competition of football, a shocking video has revealed that a UAE national locked up several individuals in a cage for supporting the Indian team!
11 Jan 2019
AFC Asian Cup: India loses to UAE, important lessons learned
After starting their AFC Asian Cup campaign with a win, India suffered a setback and lost to UAE, slipping to the group table's second spot.
10 Jan 2019
India vs UAE: Match preview, key battles and TV listing
The Indian men's football team got off to a perfect start in the AFC Asian Cup 2019.
08 Jan 2019
India will have to learn from the past against UAE
The Indian football team started off their 2019 AFC Asian Cup campaign with a win, but have to be careful against upcoming opponents, UAE.
07 Jan 2019
Stephen Constantine: Milestone moments as the Indian football team's coach
The Indian football team is being praised on all fronts after a spectacular performance saw them thrash Thailand 4-1 in their first 2019 AFC Asian Cup match last night.
06 Jan 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: India breeze past Thailand, win 4-1
India showed their worth in their first match of Group A in the AFC Asian Cup when they thrashed opponents Thailand 4-1, with goals from Sunil Chhetri, Anirudh Thapa, and Jeje Lalpekhlua.
06 Jan 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: Key battles between India and Thailand
India will be taking on Thailand tonight in their first AFC Asian Cup 2019 match, and a win will give India major confidence going into the tournament.
05 Jan 2019
AFC Asian Cup 2019: India vs Thailand: A pre-match report
The highly-anticipated AFC Asian Cup kicks off from tonight when UAE and Bahrain meet for the first match of the tournament.
03 Jan 2019
IM Vijayan: Stephen Constantine has chosen the perfect Indian team
The AFC Asian Cup kicks off from Saturday, and the Indian team is gearing up for their first match against Thailand.
03 Jan 2019
Asian Cup: Chhetri says it won't be easy facing India
Captain of the Indian football team, Sunil Chhetri, looks greatly confident before the Men in Blue kickstart their AFC Asian Cup campaign.
02 Jan 2019
AFC Asian Cup: A look at India's group stage chances
The AFC Asian Cup has seen sixteen editions so far, and as we move towards the seventeenth edition of the tournament with India being one among the 24 nations to be playing, it is the need of the hour to get a clear picture of the teams and assess India's chances.
01 Jan 2019
Bhaichung Bhutia: 50-50 chance of India reaching Asian Cup knockout-stage
Former captain of the Indian football team, Bhaichung Bhutia, has opened up regarding India's chances of qualifying from the group stage of the AFC Asian Cup.
30 Dec 2018
AIFF wants to keep working with Constantine post Asia Cup
Recently, some media reports claimed that the All India Football Federation is not planning to renew the contract of head coach of Indian football team, Stephen Constantine after AFC Asian Cup.
29 Dec 2018
Five young players who can take Indian football by storm
Indian football saw what its youngsters are capable of when they fielded their U-17 squad in the historic U-17 FIFA World Cup tournament, which was held in the country.
15 Dec 2018
Happy birthday Bhaichung: Celebrating the Indian football legend's career
Whether you love football or not, besides the names of 90s legends like Ronaldo, Zidane, and Beckham, you have surely heard of the name Bhaichung Bhutia.
17 Nov 2018
India vs Jordan not cancelled, will happen as per schedule
Earlier, media reports stated that the friendly between the Indian football team and Jordan has been cancelled.
16 Nov 2018
India vs Jordan: Match preview, prediction and TV listing
India will be taking on Jordan at the King Abdullah II Stadium in Amman tomorrow.