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Anirudh Thapa salutes ‘Thala MS Dhoni’s’ attitude!

Blue Tigers midfielder Anirudh Thapa hailed ‘Captain Cool’ Mahendra Singh Dhoni, stating that the former Indian cricket team captain takes every opportunity to boost the morale of him and his teammates whenever he’s around. Thapa took to the official Indian Football Team Instagram handle on Friday (May 9), to answer multiple questions …

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Sandesh Jhingan invokes Lord Buddha, urges fans to appreciate what they have!

Blue Tigers centre-back Sandesh Jhingan quoted Lord Buddha in a message, urging fans to “appreciate” what they have, as he joined a consortium of South Asian football players in a Facebook Live session conducted by the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) on Thursday, May 7. The 26-year-old was joined by …

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Afghanistan’s Amiri: We are heartbroken as match in Kolkata got postponed!

Former Afghanistan captain Zohib Islam Amiri, who played for Gokulam Kerala FC in the I-League 2019-20, states that the Covid-19 pandemic came as a big setback to the Afghanistan National team as the entire squad was looking forward to soak in Kolkata’s “football atmosphere” when they were slated to play …

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HT VIDEO: Sunil Chhetri on why he became a footballer!

Indian footballer Sunil Chhetri spoke with RJ Manasa as part of the 100 Hours, 100 Stars campaign to raise funds for the fight against Covid-19. Sunil Chhetri said why he became a footballer. He added that he never chose football over other sports but the game ‘just stuck with him’.

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The Quint VIDEO: Indian Football legend Chuni Goswami leaves behind a rich legacy!

His greatest moment came when he led the Indian football team to the 1962 Asian Games gold, but legendary Indian footballer Chuni Goswami will be remembered for his deft skills as a midfielder and at the same time his all-round cricketing abilities at the first-class level.

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Franco Fortunato: Chuni Goswami is Indian football’s ‘Golden Boy’ forever!

The harshest truth has hit us hard – it is a shocker to know that Chuni Goswami is no more. Chuni and I played together for the Indian National Team for nine years. We were very close and shared so many secrets. But today as my friend has left me …

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Chuni Goswami: 1962 Gold stays India’s biggest achievement till date!

Most label him as the most skilful Indian football player ever. The Captain of the triumphant Asian Games 1962 Gold Medal Winning squad, Subimal (Chuni) Goswami in a freewheeling interview speaks at length about the changes in Indian football while going nostalgic about India’s Gold Medal win in the 1962 …

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AIFF condoles Subimal ‘Chuni’ Goswami’s death!

All India Football Federation (AIFF) condoles the death of former India captain Subimal Goswami, who was fondly referred to as Chuni Goswami by his vast legion of fans. Goswami breathed his last in Kolkata on Thursday (April 30, 2020). He was 82. Goswami’s biggest achievement was captaining India to the …

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When captain Sunil Chhetri put a hand on Lallianzuala Chhangte’s shoulder to make it all go away!

Lallianzuala Chhangte, who hogged the limelight for scoring a brace on his Senior National Team debut against Nepal in the SAFF Suzuki Championship in 2015, revealed how skipper Sunil Chhetri’s words ‘pumped’ him up to ease the pressure on the landmark day of his football career. “I was a bit …

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