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420 Grams S03E10: Remembering India’s 1970 Asian Games Football Medal!

Exactly 50 years ago today, on December 19, 1970, India beat Japan 1-0 to win a bronze at the Asian Games. It was the country’s last podium performance at the continental level. 420 Grams’ Arjun Pandit, Jaydeep Basu, Leslie Xavier and Siddhanth Aney look back at the tournament and where …

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Subhas Bhowmick & Shyam Thapa: FIFA President complimented us as the best technical side of Asia!

Facing the dazzling Japanese side who came to Bangkok at the back of winning the bronze medal at the 1968 Summer Olympics in Mexico City – the first-ever Asian country to win an Olympic medal in football – was a herculean task. But the 20-men Blue Tigers contingent had something …

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