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No contract talks, don’t even have a federation: Coach Igor Stimac on his immediate future with Indian football
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No contract talks, don’t even have a federation: Coach Igor Stimac on his immediate future with Indian football

Stimac's future with Indian football looks bleak at the moment as his current contract runs out in September.

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers takeaways: Chhetri still the key, Stimac finally gets the combination right and more
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers takeaways: Chhetri still the key, Stimac finally gets the combination right and more

India bagged three wins out of three to qualify for successive AFC Asian Cup tournaments for the first time in their history. Here are the key takeaways from their qualifying campaign

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Anwar Ali among the scorers as India thump Hong Kong 4-0 to top group
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Anwar Ali among the scorers as India thump Hong Kong 4-0 to top group

India capped off their historic AFC Asian Cup qualification campaign in style, sweeping aside a strong Hong Kong side 4-0 under heavy rains at the Salt Lake Stadium.

India qualify for AFC Asian Cup 2023 after Palestine thrash Philippines 4-0
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India qualify for AFC Asian Cup 2023 after Palestine thrash Philippines 4-0

Palestine hammered Philippines 4-0 in the Group B third round clash in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, thereby sealing India's place in the main event that takes place next year.

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Afghan fans assaulted during India-Afghanistan clash at Salt Lake Stadium
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Afghan fans assaulted during India-Afghanistan clash at Salt Lake Stadium

With home and away fans seated at same stands, a group of Afghanistan fans were assaulted during their national teams AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers third round Group D match at the iconic stadium in Kolkata.

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: We will be backing ourselves against Hong Kong, says Sunil Chhetri
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: We will be backing ourselves against Hong Kong, says Sunil Chhetri

India will be setting their sights on completing a hat-trick of wins in their final Group D clash against Hong Kong and seal their qualification for next year's AFC Asian Cup.

AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Sahal takes India within touching distance of qualification after wild finish
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AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Sahal takes India within touching distance of qualification after wild finish

Igor Stimac finally looks to have settled on a core for his starting XI and this stability bodes well as India look to qualify for a historic second successive AFC Asian Cup.

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri, Sahal Abdul Samad shine as India beat Afghanistan 2-1
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri, Sahal Abdul Samad shine as India beat Afghanistan 2-1

The win helped India consolidate their position in the group as they seek to make a second straight appearance in the Asian Cup and fifth overall, having been knocked out in the group stage in the last edition in 2019.

Highlights, India Vs Afghanistan, AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers: India win 2-1
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Highlights, India Vs Afghanistan, AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers: India win 2-1

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AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Indian goalscorers in focus in match against Afghanistan
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AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Indian goalscorers in focus in match against Afghanistan

After a vital 2-0 win over Cambodia in front of home fans, India will aim to move closer to a 2023 AFC Asian Cup berth when they take on Afghanistan in their second match of the final round of qualifiers.

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Boys need to start learning to play without Sunil, says coach Igor Stimac
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Boys need to start learning to play without Sunil, says coach Igor Stimac

Stimac said it's high time that players such as Udanta Singh, Manvir Singh, Ashique Kuruniyan, Sahal Abdul Samad and Liston Colaco start scoring

Watch: Sunil Chhetri brace sees India beat Cambodia; Kolkata gets its money's worth
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Watch: Sunil Chhetri brace sees India beat Cambodia; Kolkata gets its money's worth

Sunil Chhetri scored either side of half-time in India's 2-0 win over Cambodia in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers.

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri's brace guides India to 2-0 win over Cambodia
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri's brace guides India to 2-0 win over Cambodia

India's 2-0 victory over Cambodia in the Group D clash at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata was also Igor Stimac's first as the Blue Tigers head coach.

Highlights, India vs Cambodia, AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers: Chhetri brace helps India win 2-0
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Highlights, India vs Cambodia, AFC Asian Cup 2023 Qualifiers: Chhetri brace helps India win 2-0

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AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac's moment of reckoning is here
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AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: India coach Igor Stimac's moment of reckoning is here

Qualifying for the 2023 Asian Cup is a must, but anything less than topping the group comprehensively would be considered a disappointing campaign for India and coach Igor Stimac.

India to play friendly against Zambia ahead of AFC Asian Cup final round qualifiers
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India to play friendly against Zambia ahead of AFC Asian Cup final round qualifiers

The match is part of India's preparation for the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers Final Round scheduled to be held in Kolkata from 8 June.

We need to believe in our abilities to qualify for AFC Asian Cup, say Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Sandesh Jhingan
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We need to believe in our abilities to qualify for AFC Asian Cup, say Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Sandesh Jhingan

India was on Thursday drawn alongside Hong Kong, Afghanistan and Cambodia in Group D of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup final round qualifiers to be played in Kolkata in June this year.

AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: India clubbed with Cambodia, Afghanistan and Hong Kong
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AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers: India clubbed with Cambodia, Afghanistan and Hong Kong

India will play Cambodia on 8 June, followed by matches against Afghanistan on 11 June and Hong Kong on 14 June

If AIFF is not happy with my performance, I need to accept that: Igor Stimac on contract extension
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If AIFF is not happy with my performance, I need to accept that: Igor Stimac on contract extension

Igor Stimac said India could have scored more points in their FIFA World Cup 2020 Qualifiers campaign.

FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri in focus as India face Afghanistan in crucial clash
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FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri in focus as India face Afghanistan in crucial clash

India need just a draw from their final game against Afghanistan to secure a direct place in the third round of AFC Asian Cup qualifiers.