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Final preview: India will have to do more than just fight to spoil Afghanistan's SAFF Cup farewell
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Final preview: India will have to do more than just fight to spoil Afghanistan's SAFF Cup farewell

Even if India doesn't reclaim the SAFF crown, they can take positives from this outing.

ISL what? India's young midfielder Rowlin Borges defies the odds and repays Constantine's faith
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ISL what? India's young midfielder Rowlin Borges defies the odds and repays Constantine's faith

Rowlin was picked, among a number of other young players, by Constantine for the SAFF Championships and he instantly repaid the coach's trust in him

SAFF Cup: Jeje's brace helps India edge past Maldives, enter final
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SAFF Cup: Jeje's brace helps India edge past Maldives, enter final

It was a New Year's eve of nerves at the Trivandrum International stadium on as India fought off a resilient Maldives to win 3-2, courtesy a brace from Jeje Lalpekhlua.

Time to go out on a high: Defending champs Afghanistan too big a fish for small SAFF pond
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Time to go out on a high: Defending champs Afghanistan too big a fish for small SAFF pond

Afghanistan have outgrown SAFF, they are too big a fish for this small pond now. But they have every intention to leave on a high. It won't surprise many if they manage to defend their SAFF crown on 3 January.

SAFF Cup: With Robin Singh injured, India must look to it's young brigade for semi-final glory
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SAFF Cup: With Robin Singh injured, India must look to it's young brigade for semi-final glory

India will now face Maldives in the first semi-final on 31 December after the 2008 SAFF champions lost 4-1 to Afghanistan in the final group B game

SAFF Cup: I play every game as if it's my last one, says Constantine favourite Pritam Kotal
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SAFF Cup: I play every game as if it's my last one, says Constantine favourite Pritam Kotal

Kotal is one of those 22 football players who have been handed their first cap for the senior team by Constantine this year. And he took the opportunity with both hands and forged his place in the squad.

SAFF Cup: Ahead of semi-final, Robin Singh ruled out of remainder of the tournament
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SAFF Cup: Ahead of semi-final, Robin Singh ruled out of remainder of the tournament

Delhi lad Robin failed to recover from the knee injury he suffered during India's 2-0 win over Sri Lanka in their opening match on December 25.

SAFF Cup wrap: Maldives thrashed 4-1 by Afghanistan; to face India in the semi-finals
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SAFF Cup wrap: Maldives thrashed 4-1 by Afghanistan; to face India in the semi-finals

India will now face group B runner-up Maldives in the first semi-final on 31 December, while group toppers Afghanistan set up a clash with Sri Lanka in the second semi-final later on the same day.

SAFF Cup: 18-year-old Chhangte has potential to take over from Chhetri as India's next football star
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SAFF Cup: 18-year-old Chhangte has potential to take over from Chhetri as India's next football star

Zuala's fairy tale brace made all the headlines on the night and made him an overnight sensation. But apart from a young talent, what we saw on the occasion was the future.

SAFF Cup: 18-year-old Chhangte creates history as India thump Nepal 4-1 to storm into semis
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SAFF Cup: 18-year-old Chhangte creates history as India thump Nepal 4-1 to storm into semis

Chhangte, in the process of scoring a brace, became the youngest ever goalscorer for India, beating the record held by Baichung Bhutia.

SAFF Cup: 'Don't need extra motivation to play for India,' says Arnab Mondal
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SAFF Cup: 'Don't need extra motivation to play for India,' says Arnab Mondal

Mondal is enjoying his defensive pairing with Augustin Fernandes in the SAFF Cup.

SAFF Cup: Confident India take on tricky neighbours Nepal with eye on semis
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SAFF Cup: Confident India take on tricky neighbours Nepal with eye on semis

High on confidence after their facile 2-0 win over Sri Lanka in their campaign opener, six-time champions India take on Nepal in a tricky group match of the South Asian Football Federation Cup here tomorrow.

SAFF Cup: Sure the men in blue won, but India need to add more guns to their arsenal to go all the way
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SAFF Cup: Sure the men in blue won, but India need to add more guns to their arsenal to go all the way

India, frankly, will not get as many chances against Maldives or Afghanistan as they did last night. The hosts must look to be much more clinical in front of the goal.

SAFF Cup: Robin Singh propels India to 2-0 win over stubborn Sri Lanka
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SAFF Cup: Robin Singh propels India to 2-0 win over stubborn Sri Lanka

The Bengaluru FC and Delhi Dyanmos forward Robin Singh scored twice in the second half before being substituted due to a nasty looking leg injury.

SAFF Cup, India vs Sri Lanka as it happened: Robin Singh's fine brace gives India 2-0 win
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SAFF Cup, India vs Sri Lanka as it happened: Robin Singh's fine brace gives India 2-0 win

Live updates from India's opening match in SAFF Cup as they take on Sri Lanka

SAFF Cup: Constantine on Sri Lanka Test, how ISL affected his stars, India's ridiculous FIFA ranking
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SAFF Cup: Constantine on Sri Lanka Test, how ISL affected his stars, India's ridiculous FIFA ranking

India coach Stephen Constantine lamented the state Indian football was in and said Indian players "lacked basics" of the game ahead of the team's opening SAFF Cup Christmas clash against Sri Lanka, who sit atop the Group A table.

India open SAFF Cup campaign against Sri Lanka; aim to banish ghosts of World Cup qualifiers
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India open SAFF Cup campaign against Sri Lanka; aim to banish ghosts of World Cup qualifiers

India will seek a fresh beginning as they open their campaign by taking on the challenge of Sri Lanka in the SAFF Cup match on Friday