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Tag Archives: 2022 AFC U-23 Championship

XtraTime VIDEO: India win on penalties in AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers!

Goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh’s heroics under the woodwork did wonders for India as the boys had their best-ever finish in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers to date. As their final qualifying match against the Kyrgyz Republic ended in a stalemate at the Fujairah Stadium on Saturday, October 31. Earlier, UAE …

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India U-23s Igor Stimac: Indian Arrows, FIFA U-17 World Cup right steps to develop new generation of players!

India U-23s head coach Igor Stimac lauded Indian Arrows project and hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup in India in 2017 for developing a “new generation of players” who went on to register India’s best-ever finish in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers in UAE on Saturday, October 30. “This …

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Dheeraj Singh’s shootout heroics secures 2nd Group E spot for India in AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers!

Goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh’s heroics under the woodwork did wonders for India as the boys had their best-ever finish in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers to date. As their final qualifying match against the Kyrgyz Republic ended in a stalemate at the Fujairah Stadium on Saturday, October 31. Earlier, UAE …

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India U-23s Igor Stimac: We respect Kyrgyz Republic as an opponent, but have no fear!

“We are treating the match against Kyrgyz Republic as any other game,” Head Coach Igor Stimac averred prior to India U-23’s crucial encounter with Kyrgyz Republic in the qualifiers for the AFC U23 Asian Cup. India U23 are currently on 3 points from two matches, and a win against Kyrgyz …

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India U-23 boys stay determined to make it count against Kyrgrz Republic!

“Forget this match as fast as possible,” Head Coach Igor Stimac mentioned in the huddle, and paused again post India’s 0-1 loss to UAE in the qualifiers for the AFC U-23 Asian Cup. He then looked at everyone, and reiterated waving his hand. “Just forget it. In 3 days, you …

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India U-23s Igor Stimac: One mistake cost us a point against UAE!

India U-23 head coach Igor Stimac stated that one single mistake cost India a point against UAE in the qualifiers for the AFC U-23 Asian Cup in Dubai. “In the first half we handled it well, especially when the legs were still fresh. We also had two great chances in …

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India U-23s Igor Stimac: I want our boys to enjoy their football!

As the India U-23 boys gear up to take on UAE in their next match in the qualifiers for the AFC U-23 Asian Cup, head coach Igor Stimac talks at length about the need for the boys to stay humble, expectations against UAE, the extra pressure, and much more. What …

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AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers VIDEO: Oman 1-2 India – Match Highlights!

India U-23 National team defeated Oman 2-1 in their opening fixture of the AFC U-23 Asian Cup 2022 Qualifiers at the Fujairah Stadium in Dubai, UAE on Sunday, October 24. Rahim Ali (6′) converted an early penalty, before Vikram Partap Singh (37′) doubled the lead to earn a crucial victory …

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India U-23 hope to keep up momentum against United Arab Emirates!

Fujairah City is a quiet place, some 120km from Dubai. From a distance, rocky mountains and barren landscapes strike you more than the few high rises. The locals inform that some 10 years back, there wasn’t anything here and that this is supposedly UAE’s next industrial town. “Another 10 years, …

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