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Gurpreet Singh Sandhu takes first steps by attending introductory GK coaching course!

The first-ever AIFF GK Introductory Certificate course took place from October 2-4 with 30 candidates taking part in the online initiative – including Indian Senior National Team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu. Sharing his feedback on the three-day course, Gurpreet stated the process of learning “never stops” and termed the event …

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30 candidates, including Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, to attend first-ever online Goalkeeping Introductory Certificate course!

Arjuna awardee Gurpreet Singh Sandhu will take part in the first-ever online goalkeeping introductory course in the next month. The three-day course will kick-off on October 2, 2020. Thirty selected candidates from 200-odd applicants will take part in the course. “I am looking forward to attending the online goalkeeping coaching …

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Gurpreet & Sanju declared winners of AIFF Player of the Year Awards!

Indian National Team goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, and Sanju are the winners of the 2019-20 AIFF Men’s Footballer of the Year Award, and the 2019-20 AIFF Women’s Footballer of the Year Award respectively. This is the first time Gurpreet has received this prestigious award, and in the process he became …

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Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: I can’t repay Colm-sir & Tanumoy-sir their debt!

Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, the numero uno goalkeeper for the Blue Tigers, felt nostalgic while sharing the impact of Colm Toal and Tanumoy Bose on his career during a live chat on AIFF TV. “It literally gives me goosebumps recalling the time I worked with Colm-sir (Toal) and Tanumoy-sir (Bose). It …

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Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: To play abroad, you have to start from scratch!

In a candid chat with AIFF TV, Blue Tigers goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu who spent three years with Norwegian top-division club Stabaek Football from 2014-17, explained how a player has to “start from scratch” to rise up the ranks at a club abroad. “There are a lot of sacrifices which …

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Former Arjuna Awardees ‘welcome’ Sandesh Jhingan to ‘elite’ club!

As Sandesh Jhingan was named the 27th footballer to win the prestigious Arjuna Award, his predecessors congratulated and “welcomed” him to the “elite Arjuna club”. Mercurial striker and captain Sunil Chhetri who received the Arjuna Award in 2011, and the Padma Shri in 2019, expressed his delight on Sandesh being …

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Gurpreet plans exhibition for his sketches to donate money for charity!

While the Blue Tigers have shown their talent on the pitch, a number of them have often shown their mettle in matters other than the ‘beautiful game’. The latest Blue Tiger to profess his talent off the pitch is goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu. While the custodian is well known in …

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India’s Blue Tigers laud decision to reschedule FIFA World Cup qualifiers for safety for players!

The wait for the return of International football continues with the rescheduling of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup joint qualifiers by FIFA and AFC. However, the announcement has not dampened the spirits of the Blue Tigers. Goalkeeper Gurpreet Sigh Sandhu sounded out the mood for …

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Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: Indian football belongs right at the top!

As India gets set to celebrate its 74th Independence Day tomorrow, August 15, Blue Tigers goalkeeper and Arjuna awardee Gurpreet Singh Sandhu wished fans across the world and stated that playing for the country “is a feeling like no other.” In a chat with AIFF TV, he stated, “There’s no …

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