Sporting action is back in India post the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown. To be precise, Indian Football is back post the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown as the I-League Qualifiers 2020 kicked-off on Thursday, October 8. With Indian Football being the first to resume post lockdown, the “pride and relief” of the big …Read More »
On Thursday, October 8, 2020, 17-year-old defender Bikash Yumnam was named in the Guardian’s prestigious NextGen 2020 list, which features 60 of the best young talents in world football born in 2003. He became the first Indian to feature in the annual publication and according to Venkatesh Shanmugam, under whom …Read More »
Three players from the Indian junior national teams are participating in the ‘eGoal – Virtual Social Responsibility Programme’ organized by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) in partnership with Aurora, which kicked off on Monday, October 5 and consists of a total of nine sessions conducted over three weeks – concluding …Read More »
Indian football legends Bhaichung Bhutia was the first player from the country to play professionally in Europe and he tells Shaun Fuentes about his anticipation in the Islands Cup Open in 2021. Read the article: AS Guyana Oilers to have Roque Junior as head coach!Read More »
Indian Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports, Kiren Rijiju launched the Sports Authority of India’s (SAI) new logo at Delhi’s Major Dhyan Chand Stadium, today. The event was attended by Sports Secretary Ravi Mittal; Indian Olympic Association President, Narinder Batra and Director General SAI, Sandip Pradhan alongwith the …Read More »
Find a playing style that suits your players: Dennerby advises Indian coaches at International Virtual Conference!
On Tuesday, September 29, Indian U-17 Women’s National Team head coach Thomas Dennerby spoke to coaches across India at the ongoing International Virtual Coaching Conference organized by the All India Football Federation (AIFF). Speaking on the topic ‘Current playing style of the U-17 World Cup team’, the highly-experienced Swedish tactician …Read More »
Parallel Sports reports that the 2021 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup – India is set for another postponement due to the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. Originally the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup was supposed to be played in October/November 2020 and then was pushed to February/March 2021 but with qualifiers for …Read More »
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation in a virtual meet with a number of top athletes and fitness influencers across the country, which also included women’s footballer Afshan Ashiq, at the Fit India Dialogue, on Thursday, September 24, 2020. The Prime Minister was also joined by Minister of …Read More »
India Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with a number of fitness influencers including women’s footballer Afsan Ashiq during a nationwide online session known as the Fit India Dialogue on Thursday, September 24, 2020. PIFA WOmen’s goalkeeper Afsan Ashiq will also be joined by Indian cricket team captain Virat Kohli, …Read More »
Savio Medeira: Being an AFC Coaching Convention approved member is biggest credit for coach education in India!
Savio Medeira, Head of Coach Education, All India Football Federation spoke at a length about coaching curriculum structure in a live chat with AIFF TV wherein he mentioned about the introduction of Indian Football’s vision for coach education, modules being introduced in the licensed courses to make it more interesting, …Read More »