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SAFF Cup wrap: Maldives dominate Bhutan to win 3-1; Afghanistan start title defence in style
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SAFF Cup wrap: Maldives dominate Bhutan to win 3-1; Afghanistan start title defence in style

Just like Wednesday's opener between Nepal and Sri Lanka, the final score line didn't reflect the story of the 90 minutes, as Maldives took the game in their hand from the word go.

SAFF Cup: Eugeneson Lyngdoh on juggling the I-League, ISL and playing for the country
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SAFF Cup: Eugeneson Lyngdoh on juggling the I-League, ISL and playing for the country

Lyngdoh, the recently crowned 2015 AIFF Player of the Year — the crown jewel in his coffer, had a dream of a year with Bengaluru FC -- scoring nine goals and assisting 16

SAFF C'ship: 'Lucky' Sri Lanka steal a win with late strike against half-red, half-blue Nepal
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SAFF C'ship: 'Lucky' Sri Lanka steal a win with late strike against half-red, half-blue Nepal

On the back-foot for the entirety of the much, it was Sri Lanka that emerged on top in the game's dying moments and found that elusive goal, putting Nepal's chance of qualifying for semi-finals into jeopardy

SAFF Cup hasn't even kicked off, but teams are already complaining about facilities and logistics
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SAFF Cup hasn't even kicked off, but teams are already complaining about facilities and logistics

Teams participating at the 11th SAFF Cup (South Asian Football Federation Championships), starting on 23 December said they look forward to competitive matches but voiced dissatisfaction over lack of facilities.

SAFF Cup: Stephen Constantine unhappy with I-League clubs for not releasing crucial players
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SAFF Cup: Stephen Constantine unhappy with I-League clubs for not releasing crucial players

India football coach Stephen Constantine on Tuesday expressed displeasure at I-League clubs not releasing players called for national camp

Constantine's job safe till March 2016: AIFF official
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Constantine's job safe till March 2016: AIFF official

India may be performing poorly in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers but national football team coach Stephen Constantine's job in the hot seat is safe at least till March 2016, according to a top AIFF official.

Football: India drawn with Pakistan in SAFF Cup
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Football: India drawn with Pakistan in SAFF Cup

India and Pakistan have been clubbed in the same group for the SAFF Suzuki Cup 2015

Running from bombs: The stunning story of Afghan footballer Zohib Amiri
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Running from bombs: The stunning story of Afghan footballer Zohib Amiri

The defender, who plays his club football for Mumbai FC, gave an exclusive interview to Firstpost. The following is his incredible story.

Afghanistan's fairytale win is India's nightmare
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Afghanistan's fairytale win is India's nightmare

India didn't play beautiful football, nor did they win. They played rubbish football and deserved to lose. Simple.

Afghans celebrate SAFF Cup win over India with dancing, gunfire
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Afghans celebrate SAFF Cup win over India with dancing, gunfire

President Hamid Karzai embraced Afghanistan's victorious football team on Thursday, hours after they united the nation in a rare moment of shared joy, but officials also told jubilant Afghans to stop firing guns into the air in celebration.

Indian football has not improved in recent years: IM Vijayan
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Indian football has not improved in recent years: IM Vijayan

Former captain Vijayan, who played 79 matches for India between 1989 and 2003, refused to pinpoint the SAFF Championships debacle, but said that the national side has not produced results in recent years.

Five things you didn't know about the Afghanistan football team
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Five things you didn't know about the Afghanistan football team

As Afghanistan beat India 2-0 to lift their first international trophy, here are five interesting facts about their football team.

SAFF Cup: Afghanistan stun India 2-0 to lift first international trophy
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SAFF Cup: Afghanistan stun India 2-0 to lift first international trophy

The Afghans, who won their maiden SAFF trophy exacted a sweet revenge for their humiliating 0-4 loss against the same opponents in New Delhi two years back.

SAFF Cup: India should only be judged by results, says coach Koevermans
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SAFF Cup: India should only be judged by results, says coach Koevermans

On the tactics he wished to employ against Afghanistan, the coach said, "It's a different team and a different game. It will be a physical game as they are a tough side but our boys are not weak either. Expect a final of high-intensity."

SAFF Cup: Defending champions India edge past Maldives to reach final
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SAFF Cup: Defending champions India edge past Maldives to reach final

The winner came in the 85th minute when Mehtab Hossain's corner from the right flank was neatly headed down by Syed Rahim Nabi and Mondal, who had joined the attack, struck a powerful anguled right-footer that crashed into the net.

India in SAFF Cup semis despite shocking loss to Nepal
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India in SAFF Cup semis despite shocking loss to Nepal

Nepal also made the semi-finals as they top the teams from Group A.

Holders India need win or draw against Nepal to progress in SAFF Cup
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Holders India need win or draw against Nepal to progress in SAFF Cup

If India lose and Pakistan beat Bangladesh, India will still go through on head-to-head equation.