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Tag Archives: SAFF Cup

Football facilities in India tempted me, admits Bhutan’s Chencho Gyeltshen!

At an era when most Football players prefer to look west towards Europe to ply their trade in Club Football abroad, there are quite a handful of players from the SAFF region who have opted to migrate to play Club Football in their neighbouring Country, India. Chencho Parop Gyeltshen, nicknamed …

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India coach Constantine: Happy with result but not with performance!

With Sri Lanka conquered, the new look India now look forward to their next challenge – the match against Maldives. The 2-0 result against Lanka did please National Coach Stephen Constantine but he “isn’t happy with the performance”. “We need to rectify the mistakes before the next match. We started …

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Indians in Bangladesh find solace in cheering for the Men in Blue!

Support for your home country in any foreign country is always a bonus. The Indian Football Team has been lucky as they had quite a handful of Indians who turned up at the Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka when Stephen Constantine’s boys played Sri Lanka in their opening fixture of the …

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India two good for Sri Lanka in their SAFF Cup opener!

A dominant India began their campaign for the SAFF Cup in style when they made short of Sri Lanka 2-0 in their opening fixture at the Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday, September 5. A goal each from Ashique Kuruniyan (35th) and Lalianzuala Chhangte (47th) in each half settled the …

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Coach Constantine names final SAFF Cup squad ahead of India’s opener!

A new-look India Team, fresh from a more-than-a-month (since July 28, 2018) long preparation camp look extremely focused and confident before embarking on their journey in the SAFF Cup. The defending champions begin their campaign on the second day of the tournament when they face Sri Lanka at the Bangabandhu …

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The road is long & Subha needs to continue doing his job, states Bose’s emotional mom!

Back in 2011, a skinny defender led a Kodalia-based (a suburban area near Kolkata) school in Subroto Cup – the pan-India school football tournament. Fast forward to 2018, the grown-up promising defender is on the brink of the leading the National Team in India’s opener in the SAFF Cup. “I …

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India coach Constantine: We have come to win SAFF Cup!

India coach Stephen Constantine informed that promising defender Subhasish Bose will don the Captain’s armband in the India’s SAFF Cup 2018 opener against Sri Lanka at the Bangabandhu Stadium in Dhaka on Wednesday, September 5. “Subhasish has been very impressive in the recent camps. In the first few days, he …

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India coach Constantine: We’re trying to give as much exposure as possible!

Coach Stephen Constantine who has roped in mostly U-23 players for the forthcoming SAFF Championship informed that “another group of players” are now better prepared for the future, thanks to the over-a-month-long preparatory camp and the exposure trip to Australia. “We focus on every single aspect of the game during …

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