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India head coach Igor Stimac expects his players to carry a 'brave attitude' against Bahrain
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India head coach Igor Stimac expects his players to carry a 'brave attitude' against Bahrain

Sunil Chhetri has been ruled out of the two friendlies due to an injury, but coach Stimac thinks it is the best time for the younger ones to prove themselves.

AIFF warns Sandesh Jhingan for sexist remarks during ISL 2021-22 match
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AIFF warns Sandesh Jhingan for sexist remarks during ISL 2021-22 match

Sandesh Jhingan had made sexist remarks following his team ATK Mohun Bagan's 2-2 draw against Kerala Blasters FC in the Indian Super League.

We need to believe in our abilities to qualify for AFC Asian Cup, say Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Sandesh Jhingan
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We need to believe in our abilities to qualify for AFC Asian Cup, say Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Sandesh Jhingan

India was on Thursday drawn alongside Hong Kong, Afghanistan and Cambodia in Group D of the 2023 AFC Asian Cup final round qualifiers to be played in Kolkata in June this year.

International friendlies will help in preparation for Asian Cup qualifiers, say Sandesh Jhingan and Gurpreet Singh
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International friendlies will help in preparation for Asian Cup qualifiers, say Sandesh Jhingan and Gurpreet Singh

India is scheduled to play two international friendlies against Bahrain and Belarus on 23 March and 26 March respectively. Both the matches will be played in Manama, Bahrain

ISL 2021-22: Sandesh Jhingan rejoins ATK Mohun Bagan after terminating contract with Croatia's HNK Sibenik
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ISL 2021-22: Sandesh Jhingan rejoins ATK Mohun Bagan after terminating contract with Croatia's HNK Sibenik

The 28-year-old was a vital cog in the Mariners' defence when they made the final of the previous ISL season but before the last transfer window, he joined the Croatian outfit — a first for any Indian footballer

Challenge seeker Sandesh Jhingan's toughest task yet likely to turn a corner in Indian football
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Challenge seeker Sandesh Jhingan's toughest task yet likely to turn a corner in Indian football

Sandesh Jhingan decided to walk out of a high-paying contract to pursue the 'highest possible challenge.' His move to Croatia may turn a corner in Indian football.

AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan begin life without Sandesh Jhingan with impressive win over Bengaluru FC
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AFC Cup: ATK Mohun Bagan begin life without Sandesh Jhingan with impressive win over Bengaluru FC

While ATK Mohun Bagan showed quality and decisiveness in breaking BFC’s defence twice, their opponents didn’t really threaten the team’s new goalkeeper Amrinder Singh.

Sandesh Jhingan to become first Indian footballer to play in Croatia's top tier after move to HNK Sibenik
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Sandesh Jhingan to become first Indian footballer to play in Croatia's top tier after move to HNK Sibenik

Named India's footballer of the year last month, Jhingan is already in Croatia and watched Sunday's home win against Hrvatski Dragovoljac.

Igor Stimac 'may consider' releasing Sandesh Jhingan from national camp for club football in Croatia
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Igor Stimac 'may consider' releasing Sandesh Jhingan from national camp for club football in Croatia

Jhingan is expected to join Croatian top division club HNK Sibenik, making use of a clause that allows him to leave his current club ATK Mohun Bagan if he gets an opportunity to play in Europe.

Our aim is to play in Asian Cup, perform better than 2019, says India defender Sandesh Jhingan
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Our aim is to play in Asian Cup, perform better than 2019, says India defender Sandesh Jhingan

Sandesh Jhingan admitted that India should have done better in their World Cup qualifiers campaign.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri and Co hopeful of good show by Indian team in upcoming matches
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Sunil Chhetri and Co hopeful of good show by Indian team in upcoming matches

Indian, fourth in Group E with three points, is out of contention for a World Cup berth but is still in the reckoning for the 2023 Asian Cup in China.

'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.

ISL 2020-21: Bengaluru FC’s hopes hang by proverbial thread and other playoff qualification scenarios
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ISL 2020-21: Bengaluru FC’s hopes hang by proverbial thread and other playoff qualification scenarios

Even in its nascent history, the ISL has proved that it is a league of glorious uncertainties. Consequently, one would be advised to keep oneself glued to all the potential twists and turns.

ISL 2020-21: Roy Krishna scores as ATK Mohun Bagan continue perfect start with win over Odisha FC
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ISL 2020-21: Roy Krishna scores as ATK Mohun Bagan continue perfect start with win over Odisha FC

Krishna (90+5'), netted his third goal in as many games to ensure the Mariners climbed to the top of the ISL table.

ISL 2020-21: 'Fanboy' Sandesh Jhingan hopes to pick Robbie Fowlers' brain during Kolkata derby
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ISL 2020-21: 'Fanboy' Sandesh Jhingan hopes to pick Robbie Fowlers' brain during Kolkata derby

Jhingan, who was the most high profile signing by ATK Mohun Bagan this season, said he is eagerly waiting to catch up with the Liverpool legend and chat about football.

ISL 2020-21: ATK Mohun Bagan's Sandesh Jhingan hopes coach Antonio Lopez Habas has 'perfect plan' for East Bengal
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ISL 2020-21: ATK Mohun Bagan's Sandesh Jhingan hopes coach Antonio Lopez Habas has 'perfect plan' for East Bengal

The traditional Mohun Bagan vs East Bengal rivalry finds a new and snazzy platform post their mergers with ATK and Shree Cement respectively.

ISL 2020-21: ATK Mohun Bagan coach Antonio Lopez Habas picks Sandesh Jhingan as one of his five captains
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ISL 2020-21: ATK Mohun Bagan coach Antonio Lopez Habas picks Sandesh Jhingan as one of his five captains

Jhingan, who is one of the high profile signings of the season, was named along with fellow defender Pritam Kotal and goalkeeper Arindam Bhattacharja as the three Indian captains in his roster,

ISL 2020-21, ATK Mohun Bagan Preview: Reigning champions recruit smartly to emerge as front-runners for title
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ISL 2020-21, ATK Mohun Bagan Preview: Reigning champions recruit smartly to emerge as front-runners for title

With the upcoming season of the Indian Super League just days away, we at Firstpost.com take a look at how defending champions ATK Mohun Bagan stack up.

ISL: Sandesh Jhingan joins ATK-Mohun Bagan on five-year contract from Kerala Blasters
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ISL: Sandesh Jhingan joins ATK-Mohun Bagan on five-year contract from Kerala Blasters

Jhingan is said to be the highest-valued footballer in India but the club did not reveal the signing amount.