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420 Grams S02E06: The high flying India Under-16 Boys Football Team!

The Indian under-16 boys football team is on a bit of a roll. Under coach Bibiano Fernandes, they have played 42 games since February 2019 and are on a 14-game unbeaten run in international competition. Last week, the boys qualified for the AFC Under-16 Championships in style, topping the group …

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420 Grams S01E40: India’s FIFA World Cup Squad, FIFA’s Response to I-League clubs & More!

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac has picked his probables for the training camp ahead of the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign. India begin their journey with two big fixtures – against Oman at home and Asian champions Qatar away. The 420 Grams crew, along with former India skipper …

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420 Grams S01E39: Durand Cup – Past, Present & Future of Asia’s Oldest Football Tourney!

The Durand Cup – Asia’s oldest football tournament is back! And on its return it goes where it has never gone before… to Kolkata. Former Indian football team captain Renedy Singh and the 420 Grams crew sit and discuss the importance of the Durand Cup in today’s footballing landscape. 420grams …

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420 Grams S01E38: Baby Leagues and the Future with Richard Hood!

Richard Hood has worked extensively in developing and implementing programs to take football to children across India. Richard joins the 420 Grams crew to talk about how football is being taught and played by boys and girls of different ages. Among the issues we talk about are the dangers of …

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420 Grams S01E37: Road to Qatar 2022 – Discussing India’s chances with Renedy Singh!

Indian football team will begin qualification campaign for the 2022 FIFA World Cup and the 2023 AFC Asian Cup against Oman on September 5. The eight groups for the Asia region qualification round, which also act as the selection round for the AFC Asian Cup, have been announced. India have …

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420 Grams S01E36: ISL, I-League, or Bust. Who cares about Football?

​​After nearly a decade of its commercial agreement​,​ the All India Football Federation has led club football in India to the brink of an abyss. On the one​ hand there is the prospect of a private league, divorced from fans and ​​constitutional oversight, owning and operating the entire top flight …

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420 Grams S01E35: Indian Football’s Present & Future with Baichung Bhutia!

With 107 international caps and 42 goals, Baichung Bhutia is one of the most accomplished footballers to emerge from India. He led club and country to many famous victories in a two-decade long pro career. Bhutia was in the Newsclick studios to talk about the current mess engulfing club football …

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VIDEO – 420 Grams S01E34: Intercontinental Cup – India’s challenges after opening loss!

The Indian football team began its title defence at the Intercontinental Cup with a 2-4 loss to Tajikistan in Ahmedabad. The loss, which came after India squandered a two-goal lead going into half-time, highlighted a few shortcomings in Igor Stimac’s set-up. In the new coach’s defence, he is still trying …

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