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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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Sandesh Jhingan invokes Lord Buddha, urges fans to appreciate what they have!

Blue Tigers centre-back Sandesh Jhingan quoted Lord Buddha in a message, urging fans to “appreciate” what they have, as he joined a consortium of South Asian football players in a Facebook Live session conducted by the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) on Thursday, May 7. The 26-year-old was joined by …

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India Women pump six past Sri Lanka in South Asian Games!

The Indian Women’s Football Team completed yet another dominant display at the 13th South Asian Games 2019, as they trounced Sri Lanka by a massive margin of 6-0 at the Pokhara Stadium in Pokhara, Nepal on Thursday, December 5. Sandhiya Ranganathan scored a first-half brace, while Ratanbala Devi scored one …

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India Women leave for Nepal to defend their South Asian Games title!

The India Women’s National Team Head Coach Maymol Rocky exuded confidence as her team set its course for Nepal, where they will embark on a campaign to defend their South Asian Games gold medal. Women’s football has been included in two previous editions of the South Asian Games (2010 and …

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India Women’s Football Squad for South Asian Games 2019 announced!

The Indian senior women’s national team has been announced for the upcoming South Asian Games 2019. The football women’s competition of the South Asian Games will take place from December 3-10 in Pokhara, Nepal. The teams participating are India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives. India will open their campaign against …

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Himanshu Jangra hattrick powers India to 5-0 win over Sri Lanka!

India U-15 boys churned out yet another fine performance at the Kalyani Stadium as they beat Sri Lanka 5-0 on Tuesday, August 27. Himanshu Jangra was the star of the show, as he scored a hattrick, while Maheson and Shubho Paul also netted one each. India gaffer Bibiano Fernandes made …

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India U-15s Bibiano Fernandes wary of a fit Sri Lanka side!

Ahead of their third 2019 SAFF U-15 Championship clash, India head coach Bibiano Fernandes said that he is wary of the ‘physically fit’ Sri Lanka before taking them on at the Kalyani Stadium on Tuesday, August 27 after two wins on the bounce against Nepal (5-0) and Bhutan (7-0) respectively. …

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India to face Bangladesh & Sri Lanka in SAFF U-18 Championship 2019!

The draw ceremony for the SAFF U-18 Championship 2019 took place at the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) headquarters in Dhaka, Bangladesh on Thursday, August 8. SAFF General Secretary Anwarul Huq and Mohammed Abu Nayeem Shohag, General Secretary, Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF), were present during the ceremony. The India Under-18 …

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FIFA Disciplinary Committee sanctions Macau FA!

The FIFA Disciplinary Committee has today, July 27 sanctioned the Macau Football Association for failing to play the second leg of their first-round match against Sri Lanka in the AFC’s 2022 FIFA World Cup preliminary competition. The match between Sri Lanka and Macau, which was due to be played on …

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