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2024 AFC U-23 Asian Cup – Qatar groups finalised!

The AFC U23 Asian Cup Qatar 2024 has all the ingredients to be a thriller following the official draw in Doha on Thursday, November 23. Defending champions Saudi Arabia lead the cast, with former winners South Korea (2020), Uzbekistan (2018), Japan (2016) and Iraq (2013) also looking to become the …

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India go down to UAE in AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers!

India ended their AFC U-23 Asian Cup 2024 Qualification campaign with their second loss in as many matches, as UAE defeated them 3-0 at Dalian Sports Centre Stadium, in Dalian, China, on Tuesday, September 12. With this defeat, while India finished at bottom of Group G, they also played spoilsport …

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India U-23 gear up for the do-or-die battle against UAE!

After the defeat against hosts China by a slender margin, India U-23 are determined to turn things around in their last group stage match of the Group G AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers against UAE on Tuesday, September 12, 2023. The match will kick off at the Dalian Sports Centre …

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India U-23s puts China defeat behind; ready for the battle against UAE!

The last-minute goal that saw China beat India 2-1 in the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers on Saturday night was heartbreaking for the Indians. But Head Coach Clifford Miranda is not ready to lay down the arms so easily. Instead, he says: “After every dark night comes a glorious morning,” …

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India suffer late defeat to China in AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers!

Football is a game of fine margins and the India U-23 team learned it the hard way in their Group G match against hosts China in the AFC U23 Asian Cup Qualifiers at Dalian Suoyuwan Stadium on Saturday, September 9, 2023. The valiant effort put up by Clifford Miranda’s determined …

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Tactical discipline key in AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifier against China!

The India U23 side has been hard at work ever since arriving at the Dalian Sports Centre four days ago for the AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers, even though their scheduled opening match against the Maldives was cancelled at the last moment, leaving them to adjust themselves to the revised …

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Siva Sakthi Narayanan to don India blue for the first time with captain’s band around his arm!

Hailing from the small town of Sivagangai, Tamil Nadu, young striker Siva Sakthi Narayan burst onto the big stage seemingly out of nowhere over the last two seasons. The young striker joined the Bengaluru FC reserve side on August 1, 2020, and impressed in the following Durand Cup campaign grabbing …

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India’s opener in AFC U-23 Asian Cup qualifiers cancelled after Maldives’ withdrawal!

India’s opening encounter in the AFC U23 Asian Cup Qualifiers, Group G, which was scheduled to be played on Wednesday, September 6, has been cancelled following The Maldives’s last-minute withdrawal from the tournament. The meet has now been reduced to a three-team group featuring India, UAE and hosts China. India …

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Clifford Miranda names 23-member India squad for AFC U-23 Asian Cup Qualifiers!

The India U-23 Men’s Team Head Coach Clifford Miranda announced a 23-member squad for the AFC U23 Asian Cup – Qatar 2024 Qualifiers to be held in Dalian, China from September 6-12, 2023. India, seeking their maiden qualification to the AFC U-23 Asian Cup, will face Maldives (September 6), hosts …

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