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India coach Igor Stimac turns focus on defence with 2023 Asian Cup in mind
Igor Stimac-coached India will be playing in four international tournaments in 2023 to prepare for the Asian Cup.
Igor Stimac prunes Indian squad to 27 players ahead of Intercontinental Cup and SAFF Championship
The Blue Tigers camp in Bhubaneswar, where the Hero Intercontinental Cup is set to be held, began on 16 May with 40 players, but after rounds of medical and physical tests, the final list of players for the Hero Intercontinental Cup and the SAFF Championship has been narrowed down to 27 players
Stability and discipline helped India win tri-nation trophy: Coach Igor Stimac
India beat Myanmar and the Kyrgyz Republic to emerge winner of the tri-nation tournament played in Manipur.
India vs Kyrgyz Republic,Highlights, tri-nation football tournament: India beat Kyrgyz Republic 2-0 to clinch trophy
India vs Kyrgyz Republic, Highlights: India beat Kyrgyz Republic 2-0 to clinch the tri-nation tournament.
India vs Myanmar: The result was 3-0 for me, says Blue Tigers coach Igor Stimac
India coach Igor Stimac was impressed with what he saw from debutant Naorem Mahesh against Myanmar and asked the fans in Manipur to be even more vocal against the Kyrgyz Republic.
India impress, Manipur celebrates and coach Igor Stimac's special request
The game lacked goals but not intensity as India made their Manipur debut and the state put up a befitting welcome with dance & music show, firecrackers and Mexican waves.
Pritam Kotal, Naorem Mahesh Singh join India camp ahead of Tri-Nation International Tournament
Kotal, who featured in ATK Mohun Bagan's victory over Bengaluru FC in the ISL final, was called up by Blue Tigers head coach Igor Stimac along with Singh in place of the injured duo of Sivasakthi Narayanan and Glan Martins.
'Definitely his last Asian Cup': Igor Stimac says Sunil Chhetri may be playing his last season
Along with Chhetri, the Indian team has two other veteran stars central defender Sandesh Jhingan and goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, and Stimac understands that the core group of players will likely change in the near future.
Ahead of Tri-Nation event, Igor Stimac announces provisional squad for camp
India will play a tri-nation international football tournament, at the Khuman Lampak Stadium in Imphal from 22 to 28 March, against Myanmar and Kyrgyz Republic
FIFA World Cup: India coach Igor Stimac spot on with semi-finalists prediction; watch video
Viacom18 sports expert Igor Stimac predicted France, Croatia, Argentina and Morocco as his four semi-finalists earlier.
Igor Stimac signs contract extension as Indian football team head coach till 2023 AFC Asian Cup
"I am extremely happy that the AIFF has placed the trust in the process that we have put in," said Igor Stimac.
Igor Stimac upbeat about India's chances in Vietnam as Blue Tigers unveil 23-man squad
The Indian football team will play against hosts Vietnam and Singapore in the Hung Thinh friendly football tournament, which comprises two friendlies in Ho Chi Minh City.
Take team to Asian Cup quarters or face axe: AIFF sets new contract clause for coach Igor Stimac
If that target is achieved, then Igor Stimac’s contract will automatically be extended to another competition whichever is the priority for AIFF.
Igor Stimac set to continue as Indian football team coach till AFC Asian Cup next July
Croatian Igor Stimac is set to continue as Indian football team head coach with the Technical Committee of All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Sunday recommending the extension of his contract till the end of AFC Asian Cup in July next year.
AIFF executive committee to decide on India head coach Igor Stimac in meeting on 18 September
Stimac’s existing contract ends in September. After guiding the national team to the 2023 Asia Cup with a dominant show in the qualifiers in June, Stimac had expressed his desire for the AIFF to take a call on his contract quickly.
India football team coach Igor Stimac meets CoA for first time, both mum on contract extension
The Croatian World Cup bronze winner had earlier expressed his desire for the CoA to decide on his contract quickly.
Indian football needs to ‘wake up’, says men’s head coach Igor Stimac
The national team football coach said that he will wait till July for an extension of the contract, which currently ends in September 2022.
"Some stakeholders" had focused on their projects rather than committing to national team: Igor Stimac
Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac on Saturday made a veiled attack on some powerful entities associated with the game in the country, saying "some stakeholders" had focused on their projects rather than committing to help the national side rise in profile.
Angry coach Igor Stimac tells Indian football 'to wake up'
The 54-year-old Croat, who played in the Premier League with West Ham and Derby, was appointed in 2019 by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).