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Rowllin Borges interview: 'Good times will come,' says India midfielder in wake of crushing defeat against UAE
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Rowllin Borges interview: 'Good times will come,' says India midfielder in wake of crushing defeat against UAE

Rowllin Borges is aware that India weren’t particularly exceptional against the UAE, saying that the Blue Tigers were unable to implement the ideas Igor Stimac had laid out, although he mentioned that it wasn’t for a lack of effort.

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac expresses interest to include overseas citizens in national team
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Indian football team coach Igor Stimac expresses interest to include overseas citizens in national team

The inclusion of OCI and PIO (Players of Indian Origin) has been a topic of debate in Indian football ever since Stephen Constantine spoke about the need for India to go down that route.

India's heavy defeat against UAE puts focus on Igor Stimac's work; other takeaways
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India's heavy defeat against UAE puts focus on Igor Stimac's work; other takeaways

It wasn't the defeat but the manner in which India surrendered to UAE which raises a question on the work coach Igor Stimac has done so far with the team.

Ali Mabkhout scores hattrick as ruthless UAE put six past India in international friendly
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Ali Mabkhout scores hattrick as ruthless UAE put six past India in international friendly

Such was their performance that Igor Stimac's side did not even get a single shot on target in one of the most forgettable encounters in recent times.

India, coach Igor Stimac look to maximise gains in friendly against UAE after Oman draw
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India, coach Igor Stimac look to maximise gains in friendly against UAE after Oman draw

After a mixed performance against Oman, Igor Stimac would want his players to play his desired fearless brand of football when India take on UAE.

India football coach Igor Stimac set to experiment with squad yet again in international friendly against UAE
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India football coach Igor Stimac set to experiment with squad yet again in international friendly against UAE

Ten players made their debut against Oman on Thursday as India made a fine comeback in the second half to hold the gulf side who are 23 places above them in the FIFA charts.

'I'm positive about the future', Sandesh Jhingan says continuous supply of talent defines Indian football
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'I'm positive about the future', Sandesh Jhingan says continuous supply of talent defines Indian football

When the 27-year-old Jhingan had walked out to lead the country, six debutants followed him. Post the final whistle, the number of debutants went up from six to 10 with another four coming on from the bench during the course of the match.

India coach Igor Stimac aiming for double benefit of experience, team combination from Oman, UAE friendlies
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India coach Igor Stimac aiming for double benefit of experience, team combination from Oman, UAE friendlies

Apart from his team gaining invaluable experiences in the friendlies against Oman and UAE, coach Igor Stimac would be aiming to perfect his team combinations for the upcoming Asian Cup qualifiers.

I cried after seeing footage of our loss to Oman in World Cup Qualifiers, says Igor Stimac
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I cried after seeing footage of our loss to Oman in World Cup Qualifiers, says Igor Stimac

India lost to Oman despite leading till the 82nd minute of their opening World Cup Qualifier in 2019.

Coach Igor Stimac wants young Indian footballers to prove themselves at international level
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Coach Igor Stimac wants young Indian footballers to prove themselves at international level

India take on Oman in Dubai on 25 March in the first of two international friendlies, with the second match against the UAE slated for 29 March.

India coach Igor Stimac wants his young side to play fearless football against Oman and UAE in international friendlies
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India coach Igor Stimac wants his young side to play fearless football against Oman and UAE in international friendlies

India play Oman and UAE in Dubai on 25 and 29 March respectively — their first matches after more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic — as part of preparations for the joint qualifying round matches for 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 Asian Cup.

Sunil Chhetri-less Indian football team to leave for preparatory camp in Dubai ahead of Oman, UAE friendlies
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Sunil Chhetri-less Indian football team to leave for preparatory camp in Dubai ahead of Oman, UAE friendlies

Chhetri, the highest Indian goal-scorer in international football with 72 strikes, won't be able to travel since he has contracted the dreaded virus. The 36-year-old is currently recovering and is in self isolation.

Igor Stimac names ten new players in 35-man probables list for Oman and UAE freindlies; preparatory camp from 15 March
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Igor Stimac names ten new players in 35-man probables list for Oman and UAE freindlies; preparatory camp from 15 March

The final list of 28 players will be announced after the Indian Super League final on 13 March. The players will then assemble for a preparatory camp in Dubai from 15 March.

India football team to play friendlies against Oman, United Arab Emirates in March
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India football team to play friendlies against Oman, United Arab Emirates in March

It was in November 2019 that the Blue Tigers last played at the international arena — in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Afghanistan (in Tajikistan) and Oman (in Muscat).

Diego Maradona was intimidating with ball but had heart of pure gold, says Indian football team coach Igor Stimac
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Diego Maradona was intimidating with ball but had heart of pure gold, says Indian football team coach Igor Stimac

Paying tribute to Maradona who died of heart attack on Wednesday at the age of 60, Stimac said he was always in awe of the Argentine wizard against whom he had the opportunity to play twice in his career.

India men's football team players getting better at playing possession-based football, says head coach Igor Stimac
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India men's football team players getting better at playing possession-based football, says head coach Igor Stimac

Stimac, who coached Croatia to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup, said wingers need to show greater character on the pitch.

Sunil Chhetri's experience very valuable for guiding youngsters, says India coach Igor Stimac
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Sunil Chhetri's experience very valuable for guiding youngsters, says India coach Igor Stimac

Indian football head coach Igor Stimac feels that talismanic captain Sunil Chhetri is motivated enough to keep going and remains very valuable for guiding the national team youngsters.

Sunil Chhetri 'has made India proud' through years of dedication, says national football team coach Igor Stimac
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Sunil Chhetri 'has made India proud' through years of dedication, says national football team coach Igor Stimac

The 35-year-old Chhetri on Friday became only the second Indian after legendary Bhaichung Bhutia to complete 15 years in Indian jersey

AIFF Technical Committee recommends implementation of AFC's rule on limiting foreign players in domestic leagues
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AIFF Technical Committee recommends implementation of AFC's rule on limiting foreign players in domestic leagues

India head coach Igor Stimac had in March expressed unhappiness at the number of foreign players featuring in a match in Indian Super League and I-League, saying it was coming in the way of the country producing a future Sunil Chhetri