India were rugged at times, but offered a glimpse into how they will shape up in the future with the likes of Nikhil Poojary and Anirudh Thapa impressing in their debuts.
Tri-nation series: Buoyed India aim to iron out flaws against St Kitts and Nevis ahead of Macau clash
A buoyed India will like to win their 10th international encounter on trot when they take on 125th ranked St Kitts and Nevis in their second round robin encounter of the Hero Tri-Nation Football tournament at Mumbai on Thursday.
The change in tactics worked as India finally took the lead when Jeje’s clever flick from Eugenson Lyngdoh’s lofted pass was latched on to by Balwant and the Punjab-born striker kept his cool in a one-on-one situation with the keeper
Ten franchise sides, including the two new entrants of Jamshedpur FC and Bengaluru FC, will seek to buy the best Indians on offer for the ISL season four which will be starting in November as a five-month long league.
Indian Super League: Chennaiyin FC coach John Gregory says restriction on foreigners in starting XI is a 'positive step'
The coach of Chennaiyin FC John Gregory said that the new Indian Super League (ISL) player regulations of allowing only five foreigners in the starting XI is a positive step, on Friday.
AFC Asian Cup qualifier: Sunil Chhetri says mid-match rebuke from Stephen Constantine motivated them
Talismanic striker Sunil Chhetri today said a mid-match dressing down from coach Stephen Constantine got the best out of the Indian football team in its AFC Asian Cup 2019 qualifier against Kyrgyzstan.
AFC Asian Cup Qualifier: Sunil Chhetri's sensational winner earns India hard-fought win over Kyrgyz Republic
Captain Sunil Chhetri stamped his class yet again as he scored the match-winner to fire India to a 1-0 win over Kyrgyzstan in a fast-pace and entertaining AFC Asian Cup qualifier match in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
Highlights AFC Asian Cup qualifier, India vs Kyrgyz Republic: Sunil Chhetri helps India see off Kyrgyz Republic
Catch Live score and all updates from Group A encounter in the AFC Asian Cup qualifiers match between India and Kyrgyz Republic
India will perhaps face their toughest test since playing Turkmenistan in the World Cup Qualifying campaign, which was their last defeat in any competition.
Scorer of one-third of India's goals in their last 10 matches, Jeje has completed his transition from a young prodigy to being a top notch footballer.
High flying India coming off six-consecutive wins set to face their toughest test against Kyrgyz Republic, in a bid to brighten their chances of qualifying in the main AFC cup to be held in UAE, 2019.
AFC Asian Cup qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri says victory over Kyrgyz Republic will bolster India's chances
India's star striker Sunil Chhetri says a win against Kyrgyz Republic in the upcoming match on 13 June will boost the team's chances of qualifying for the 2019 Asian Cup.
AIFF hand out awards to Indian footballers as Jeje Lalpekhlua and Sasmita Malik win best men's and women's player of the year 2016. Sunil Chettri awarded special award for surpassing most number of goals scored.
Team India's focus shifts towards the all-important game against Kyrgyz Republic in AFC Asian Cup qualifier, after winning 2-0 against neighbours Nepal in an International friendly
India vs Nepal: Sandesh Jhingan, Jeje Lalpekhlua score for confidence-boosting win ahead of AFC Asian Cup qualifier
India on course for the upcoming AFC Asian Cup qualifier match against Kyrgyzstan as they beat Nepal 2-0 in an International Football friendly
The Gorkhalis, who aren't short on talent and aspiration, would be hoping for their own Puerto Rico moment. For India, a win could put doubts over the credibility of their rise in the FIFA ranks on the back burner, at least for the time being.
India international CK Vineeth showed his predatory skills with double strike in the extra time as Bengaluru FC beat Mohun Bagan 2-0 to win the 38th Federation Cup football tournament.
Mohun Bagan registered a dominating 3-1 win over Bengaluru FC to dent the visiting side's hopes of a knock-out berth in the AFC Cup in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Defending champions Mohun Bagan played out a 1-1 draw against Bengaluru FC but still ended on top of Group B in the 38th Federation Cup football tournament on Friday
The legendary Oinam Bembem Devi, Jeje Lalpekhlua and Gurpreet Sandhu have been nominated for the Arjuna Awards this year by the AIFF