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.
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 women's football team to undergo first national camp since COVID-19 pandemic with eye on 2022 AFC Asian Cup
As many as 30 players have been summoned by head coach Maymol Rocky for the camp. The 2022 edition of the continental event will be hosted in India.
Having already won the league twice in the past, the former Arrows product is looking to share his valuable experiences with his new team.
India’s qualifying matches for 2022 FIFA World Cup, 2023 Asian Cup to take place in March, June 2021
The Asian Football Confederation's Competition Committee, however, did not reveal the exact dates of the matches.
Indian football is growing in a good way, on the correct path, says national team defender Adil Khan
The Indian defender additionally praised the authorities for being able to resume footballing action in the country amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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.
In a live chat with AIFF TV, Amarjit Singh — who captained hosts India in the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017, described the I-League as the perfect "ladder" in his career.
Maity played for Maharashtra from 1975-1979 in the Santosh Trophy. He also played for Mafatlal Sports Club from 1974-80 and the Rashtriya Chemicals and Fertilisers from 1981-82.
Manitombi was a key member of the Stephen Constantine-coached India Under-23 side that lifted the LG Cup in 2003 by defeating Vietnam 3-2 in Ho Chi Minh City.
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.
Baichung Bhutia insists Indian football needs 'better players from the grassroots' to be a force at Asian, world level
Bhutia explained that by focussing on the long term goal of strengthening the grass roots, Indian football will be able reap its benefits at the Asian level and the world stage.
Speaking at an online opening session of a coach education course jointly organised by the AIFF and the Sports Authority of India, Das said Indian football has improved its standard in recent years.
'Assam needs attention', India captain Sunil Chhetri aims to draw attention towards flood-hit north-eastern state
The floods have so far claimed more than 70 lives and displaced nearly 40 lakh people in 26 districts of the state.
The All India Football Federation is awaiting a final response from the Odisha government after their proposal of holding the national camp for the Indian senior team a month before the Qatar fixture.
On 7 July, 2019, when India began their Intercontinental Cup campaign in Ahmedabad against Tajikistan, 18-year old Gahlot made his international debut.
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.
Kotal has so far represented India in 36 International matches and 10 age-group Internationals
India women’s goal-keeper Aditi Chauhan hopes to emulate Sunil Chhetri's fitness, ability to inspire young players
Indian women's football team goal-keeper Aditi Chauhan described Sunil Chhetri as her idol, said she hoped to emulate the men's captain in keeping herself fit and inspiring young players.
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