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
Bhutia stressed on the importance of continuously producing quality players for the national team by focussing on the grassroots.
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.
The top official mentioned that having a women's team has been made a part of the licensing criteria for clubs.
Indian footballers says hosting AFC Asian Cup great chance to develop interest in women's football in country
The Indian women's football team members are delighted at the prospect of playing the AFC Women's Asian Cup 2022 finals in front of home fans and feel the event can do wonders for the development of the game in the country.
India's postponed 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier against Qatar rescheduled to 8 October as AFC unveils new dates
The Indian football team's postponed 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying round game against Asian champions Qatar at home was on Friday rescheduled to 8 October as the continental body proposed new dates for the matches.
The AFC is expected to announce the host country of the AFC Asian Cup early next year.
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac says draw against Qatar encouraging, urges players to stay grounded
India coach Igor Stimac said that he can't afford to think too much about every result but the draw against Qatar was certainly encouraging
FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu says anything is possible in football after India hold Qatar to goalless draw
While Qatar are still leading the pack with four points from two matches, India are currently at the fourth spot with one point from two matches
Defending champions India will start their campaign against Tajikistan as they start their preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers
Copa America 2019: Qatar learning ropes of top-flight football the hard way, determined to excel in next year's edition
Qatar had their first exposure to top-flight football playing in Copa America 2019 which should hold them in good stead when they host the FIFA World Cup in 2022
King's Cup 2019: Igor Stimac says India's intention against Thailand will not change despite loss against Curacao
Centre-back Sandesh Jhingan, who played a pivotal role in India's last win against Thailand, said that while the 4-1 victory was great, the upcoming encounter will be a different ball game altogether.
Sam Allardyce, Raymond Domenech, Albert Roca among 250 applicants for Indian football team coach's position
Sam Allardyce, Raymond Domenech and Albert Roca are said to be among 250 applicants for Indian men's football team coach's position.
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu interview: We knew Bengaluru FC had to win ISL title cause losing two finals in a row would've been devastating
Gurpreet's performances this season were key for Bengaluru, as they attempted to avoid the mistakes they made in last year's final, which they lost 3-2 to Chennaiyin FC after being a goal ahead
UAE punished after home fans' unruly behaviour towards Qatar players during AFC Asian Cup semi-final tie
UAE were fined $150,000 and ordered to play a match behind closed doors after home fans pelted Qatar players with shoes and bottles in ugly scenes during an Asian Cup semi-final defeat.
AFC Asian cup champions Qatar looking to play friendly against Brazil, Uruguay ahead of Copa America debut
Qatar's inclusion in the Copa America — along with that of Japan — initially raised eyebrows but both teams reached the Asian Cup final, making a strong case for their inclusion.
It is unclear whether Osako, who scored four goals at the Asian Cup, will be able to play for Bremen again this season with his club currently mid-table in the Bundesliga
Former Iran boss Carlos Queiroz named new Colombia coach with Copa America, FIFA World Cup on the agenda
Carlos Queiroz was named coach of Colombia on Thursday, the country's football federation (FCF) said, replacing Argentine Jose Pekerman who left the post in September.
Qatar's stunning AFC Asian Cup victory may end up deepening tensions between Gulf nations, say analysts
Qatar's remarkable Asian Cup victory may have been a sporting triumph but it is almost certain to come at a political price, analysts say.
The rights deal in Britain was the result of a lack of interest from broadcasters and concerns from the AFC that streaming the tournament on YouTube would make it too easy for a feed to be pirated in regions where rights are valuable — particularly the Middle East.