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January 6, 2019: The night on which India created AFC Asian Cup history!

January 6, 2019; the date will from now always be remembered as a historic day for Indian football and the Indian national team! Why? Simply because the Blue Tigers deservingly trashed Thailand 4-1 in their 2019 AFC Asian Cup – Group A opener at the Al Nahyan Stadium in Abu …

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The Football House: AFC Asian Cup connection makes Bhattacharya-Chhetri family ‘3 times prouder’!

It’s very rare in India for both the father-in-law, and his son-in-law to represent the country – that too at the AFC Asian Cup level. It was in December 2017 that two renowned footballing families tied the knot when talismanic National Team striker Sunil Chhetri got married to Sonam Bhattacharya, …

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Emirates brings iconic Asian Cup trophy to Dubai ahead of the 2019 AFC Asian Cup!

Emirates, the official airline partner of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and 2019 AFC Asian Cup has flown the iconic AFC Asian Cup trophy to Dubai ahead of the much-anticipated 2019 AFC Asian Cup – UAE. The AFC Asian Cup trophy travelled from Tokyo, making a stop in Hong Kong …

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AIFF confirm India’s international friendlies against Lebanon & Palestine!

Even as the Indian National Team landed in Phnom Penh yesterday, March 19 to play an International Friendly against Myanmar as part of their preparation for 2019 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers in the UAE, the All India Football Federation has confirmed two more International Friendlies for the National Team. In …

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India captain Sunil Chhetri: Myanmar will be a tough challenge!

When India last played Myanmar in the 2014 edition of the AFC Challenge Cup, the ‘Men in Blue’ lost by a 75th minute Soe Min Oo goal in Yangon. And as India open their campaign against Myanmar in the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers UAE 2019, ‘talismanic’ striker Sunil Chhetri feels …

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India’s Arnab Mondal upbeat for AFC Asian Cup qualifying campaign!

“Hard work is the rhythm” of the Indian National Team in the Preparatory Camp in Mumbai currently gearing up to face Cambodia in an International Friendly on March 22 in Phnom Penh before taking on Myanmar on March 28 in their 2019 AFC Asian Cup Qualifying campaign opener. Unity comes next and teamwork more …

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