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Amarjit Singh: We were never afraid against Brazil, Norway or Argentina!

Former India FIFA U-17 World Cup team captain and current Blue Tigers midfielder Amarjit Singh Kiyam reflected upon his days in junior football, and felt that the exposure tours made them fearless. In a chat with AIFF TV, Amarjit reflected: “We were lucky to have played so many quality exposure …

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Amarjit Singh: Indian Arrows’ I-League exposure was the perfect ladder for me!

Amarjit Singh, who captained India in 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup – India feels the exposure in the I-League helped him and all the entire Indian squad of the FIFA U-17 World Cup mature into “better players”. In a live chat with AIFF TV, Amarjit labelled the I-League as the …

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Arjuna Awardee Sandesh Jhingan: The ultimate dream as a Nation is to qualify for FIFA World Cup!

Moments after Sandesh Jhingan became the 27th Indian Footballer to receive the Arjuna Award, the towering central defender in a freewheeling interview to AIFF Media spoke on a variety of topics ranging from his childhood memory of the Arjuna Award, the virtual ceremony, his “proud parents”, significance of the Award, …

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AIFF TV: Live Q&A session with India midfielder Amarjit Singh Kiyam!

Indian national team midfielder and ex-captain of the Indian side at the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Amarjit Singh Kiyam joins AIFF TV as he talks about leading India at the FIFA U-17 World Cup, his progress into the senior team, along with many interesting anecdotes and inside stories!

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Shanmugam Venkatesh; Will play Sunil as No. 10 with IM Vijayan & Bhaichung Bhutia upfront!

It’s a perennial debate and it will stay like that for quite some time, or maybe, forever. But even as most dribble past that million-dollar question on the majestic trio of Indian Football – IM VIjayan, Bhaichung Bhutia and Sunil Chhetri – former Indian National Team Captain Shanmugam Venkatesh, one …

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Congratulations pour in for new Dhyan Chand Awardee Sukhwinder Singh!

Congratulations poured in from all quarters for former Indian Football Team Head Coach Sukhwinder Singh after he was named as the winner of the Dhyan Chand Award for Lifetime achievement in Sports and Games. Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia was the first to congratulate his ex-coach, stating that Sukhwinder “fully …

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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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Sukhwinder Singh: This Award is of the players, by the players, for the players!

Sukhwinder Singh, the 71-year-old coach who was named the winner of the Dhyan Chand Trophy stated the Award is of the Players, by the players and for players. In a freewheeling interview, the veteran Coach took a walk down memory lane to look back at his illustrious career and also compare …

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Bhaichung Bhutia: More matches & exposure has helped Blue Tigers improve!

Legendary Indian striker Bhaichung Bhutia, the first Indian to have 100 international caps to his name, spoke about the changes he has seen in Indian football since he hung up his boots in 2011. In a chat with AIFF TV, Bhaichung talked about the increased number of matches as well …

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