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Would be great to play Asian Cup at home, I'm hitting my peak, says Sunil Chhetri
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Would be great to play Asian Cup at home, I'm hitting my peak, says Sunil Chhetri

Impressed by the huge turnout for their last qualifying game despite heavy rains, Chhetri expressed his desire to play the finals in India.

Igor Stimac says qualifying regularly and doing well in Asian Cup must for India to achieve bigger target
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Igor Stimac says qualifying regularly and doing well in Asian Cup must for India to achieve bigger target

India must work towards qualifying for the AFC Asian Cup and "doing well there" on a regular basis in order to achieve bigger goals, says men's national football team head coach Stimac.

AFC Women's Asian Cup: Exposure trips to Brazil, Sweden was a big learning curve before tournament, feels Dalima Chhibber
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AFC Women's Asian Cup: Exposure trips to Brazil, Sweden was a big learning curve before tournament, feels Dalima Chhibber

The continental tournament is scheduled to be held in Mumbai, Navi Mumbai and Pune from 20 January to 6 February, and the host nation is preparing in earnest under the guidance of head coach Thomas Dennerby

AFC Asian Cup: On-field communication will be key to success, feels midfielder Indumathi Kathiresan
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AFC Asian Cup: On-field communication will be key to success, feels midfielder Indumathi Kathiresan

Indumathi said it's all about communicating on the field to fill in the missing areas, when you're playing in the midfield

AFC Asian Cup: Largest line-up of women match officials to be in action
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AFC Asian Cup: Largest line-up of women match officials to be in action

This contingent of match officials includes three Indians - Ranjita Devi Tekcham (Referee), Fernandes Uvena (Assistant Referee) and Rebello Maria Piedade (Technical Instructor)

Strength and conditioning coach has helped Indian women's football team, says Aditi Chauhan
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Strength and conditioning coach has helped Indian women's football team, says Aditi Chauhan

Chauhan believes that morning sessions in the gym with Tornqvist have helped her become a lot more agile on the pitch.

AFC Asian Cup 2022: Maintaining focus and being responsible key to success, says captain Ashalata Devi
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AFC Asian Cup 2022: Maintaining focus and being responsible key to success, says captain Ashalata Devi

The players are currently camping in Kochi in preparation of the continental showpiece to be held in Mumbai and Pune from 10 January to 6 February

Indian team sets up camp in Kochi for AFC Women's Asian Cup after returning from Brazil
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Indian team sets up camp in Kochi for AFC Women's Asian Cup after returning from Brazil

India faced the likes of Brazil, Chile and Venezuela in Manaus, which is something that has helped the girls earn valuable experience, said head coach Thomas Dennerby after the team started its pre-tournament camp in Kochi on Sunday.

In a first, Indian women's football team to play against Brazil in international tournament
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In a first, Indian women's football team to play against Brazil in international tournament

Chile, ranked 37th in FIFA chart, and Venezuela (56th) are the other teams that the 57th-ranked Indians will face in the 25 November to 1 December tournament to be held in Manaus, Brazil

India women's football team lose 1-0 to Tunisia in international friendly
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India women's football team lose 1-0 to Tunisia in international friendly

Heuij scored the all-important goal for Tunisia in the eighth minute from a free-kick and the Indians could not find the target in reply despite making a lot of effort.

India women's football team hoping to make most of national camp in Jamshedpur ahead of AFC Asian Cup
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India women's football team hoping to make most of national camp in Jamshedpur ahead of AFC Asian Cup

The team gathered in Jamshedpur for the preparatory camp leading to the continental event, which is to be hosted in India next January.

Live Streaming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, India vs Bangladesh Football Match: When and where to watch on TV and online
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Live Streaming FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, India vs Bangladesh Football Match: When and where to watch on TV and online

Here are all the streaming details about India vs Bangladesh FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022 match.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu says Qatar game in 2019 not his best performance
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu says Qatar game in 2019 not his best performance

According to him, he has performed his best, surprisingly, in a 0-4 loss to Iran in a 2018 World Cup qualifier at a packed Azadi Stadium in Tehran, and during a match against China in China.

FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: India coach Igor Stimac on quarantine struggles, AFC Asian Cup and more
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FIFA World Cup Qualifiers 2022: India coach Igor Stimac on quarantine struggles, AFC Asian Cup and more

Ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers, Indian football coach Igor Stimac talks about India's struggles in preparing for the tournament, his side's shot at qualification for the Asian Cup in 2023 and more.

India join five-nation race to host football's 2027 AFC Asian Cup
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India join five-nation race to host football's 2027 AFC Asian Cup

India hosted the 2017 under-17 men's World Cup and will host the 2022 women's Asian Cup and the 2021 under-17 women's World Cup. India is also considering a bid for the 2032 Olympics.

Indian women's football team to resume training in Goa from 1 December
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Indian women's football team to resume training in Goa from 1 December

Women's coach Rocky said that the team is excited to resume training with an eye on their big-ticket event – AFC Asian Cup in 2022.

Qatar Football Association submits bid to host AFC Asian Cup in 2027, top bidder to be announced in 2021
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Qatar Football Association submits bid to host AFC Asian Cup in 2027, top bidder to be announced in 2021

Qatar, also hosts of the next World Cup in 2022, previously staged the Asian Cup, the continent's top national team competition, in 1988 and 2011

India's target should be regularly qualifying for Asian Cup, youth World Cup, says Bhaichung Bhutia
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India's target should be regularly qualifying for Asian Cup, youth World Cup, says Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhutia stressed on the importance of continuously producing quality players for the national team by focussing on the grassroots.

Indian football talisman Sunil Chhetri voted 'Favourite Player' of AFC Asian Cup 2019 in fan poll
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Indian football talisman Sunil Chhetri voted 'Favourite Player' of AFC Asian Cup 2019 in fan poll

Sunil Chhetri scored twice during the group stage of the Asian Cup in the beginning of last year. Both goals came in their 4-1 drubbing of Thailand in the opening match.

AIFF makes it mandatory for clubs to have a women's team as part of licensing criteria
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AIFF makes it mandatory for clubs to have a women's team as part of licensing criteria

The top official mentioned that having a women's team has been made a part of the licensing criteria for clubs.