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COVID-19 pandemic forces SAFF Championship postponement to 2021!

The South Asian Football Federation held a video conference with their seven member associations – BFF (Bangladesh Football Federation), BFF (Bhutan Football Federation), AIFF (All India Football Federation), FAM (Football Association of Maldives), ANFA (All Nepal Football Association), PFF (Pakistan Football Federation), and FFSL (Football Federation of Sri Lanka) – …

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Trivandrum to Tajikistan: India internationals recall 2016 SAFF Cup win!

On the eve of their joint 2022 FIFA World Cup / 2023 AFC Asian Cup qualifiers against Afghanistan at the Republican Central Stadium in Dushanbe on Thursday, November 14, senior members of the Blue Tigers family recalled the time when they overcame their old foes to lift the 2016 SAFF …

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India coach Constantine: We didn’t disappoint anyone else but ourselves!

India coach Stephen Constantine, after going down in the SAFF Cup 2018 final against Maldives narrowly, stated that the team “didn’t disappoint anyone but ourselves” as they “didn’t do enough to win the game”. “We didn’t play the game according to our potential and that’s where the lack of experience …

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India lose 1-2 to the Maldives in SAFF Cup 2018 final!

The Indian National Team went down 1-2 against Maldives in the Final of the SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium in Dhaka today, September 15. Maldives scored a goal-a-piece in either half, and the only Indian goal came in added time of the second handed courtesy of …

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India’s Manvir Singh: Balwant Singh is like my bade bhaiya!

The man of the moment, Indian National Team striker Manvir Singh who came up with two delectable strikes against Pakistan admitted that since making his National Team debut against Mauritius he has become a more “disciplined” player. “Discipline is something which cannot be ever compromised when you are playing for …

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India respect Maldives but fear no one ahead of SAFF Cup final!

A day prior to taking on Maldives in the final of the SAFF Cup, National Coach Stephen Constantine declared that though they “respect Maldives”, India fears “no one”. Constantine was speaking at the official pre-match press conference in Dhaka on Friday, September 14. The match is scheduled to kick-off at …

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India’s Bose & Thapa: Captaincy has made us more responsible & confident!

They say that leaders are born not made. But a true leader is him who accepts the challenge to guide the team through the thick and thin. The Indian National Team playing in the ongoing SAFF Cup has had new Captains and the duo – Subhasish Bose and Anirudh Thapa …

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India coach Constantine: We’ve come with a strong intent to win the SAFF Cup!

With India having secured a summit clash with Maldives in the final of the SAFF Cup to be held at the Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka on Saturday, September 15, Head Constantine reflected the “final will be a tough one”. “Maldives have shown their worth in the semifinal against Nepal. A …

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