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AIFF condoles former India keeper Bhaskar Maity’s death!

The All India Football Federation condoles the death of former India goalkeeper Bhaskar Maity who passed away on Wednesday, August 19. He was survived by his wife, son and daughter. He was sixty-seven when he breathed his last. Maity represented India against Iraq at the Bangkok Asian Games in 1978. …

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Gurpreet plans exhibition for his sketches to donate money for charity!

While the Blue Tigers have shown their talent on the pitch, a number of them have often shown their mettle in matters other than the ‘beautiful game’. The latest Blue Tiger to profess his talent off the pitch is goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu. While the custodian is well known in …

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Superpower Football: Nishu Kumar – Sunil Chhetri has a soft corner for me!

Indian National Team’s defensive mainstay Nishu Kumar chats up with Ankush Sharma on his very close and special relationship with India’s very own living legend Sunil Chhetri! Nishu got a great start to his career joining one of the most professional clubs in the circuit, Bengaluru FC back in 2015. …

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India’s Blue Tigers laud decision to reschedule FIFA World Cup qualifiers for safety for players!

The wait for the return of International football continues with the rescheduling of the 2022 FIFA World Cup and 2023 AFC Asian Cup joint qualifiers by FIFA and AFC. However, the announcement has not dampened the spirits of the Blue Tigers. Goalkeeper Gurpreet Sigh Sandhu sounded out the mood for …

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Gurpreet Singh Sandhu: Indian football belongs right at the top!

As India gets set to celebrate its 74th Independence Day tomorrow, August 15, Blue Tigers goalkeeper and Arjuna awardee Gurpreet Singh Sandhu wished fans across the world and stated that playing for the country “is a feeling like no other.” In a chat with AIFF TV, he stated, “There’s no …

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Steven Dias: There was no way we could lose 2008 AFC Challenge Cup final!

I have had the honour of playing some memorable matches wearing the Indian jersey. However, if I have to choose my favourite one – it has to be the final of the AFC Challenge Cup in 2008 – where we defeated Tajikistan 4-1 in New Delhi – that too on …

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NNIS VIDEO: No 2020 match for India, as FIFA World Cup qualifiers in 2021!

The Indian football team will not see any action this year with the Asian qualifying matches for the 2022 FIFA World Cup getting postponed to 2021 owing to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Asian Football Confederation postponed all men’s qualifiers scheduled in October and November for the 2022 World Cup and …

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Subrata Paul backs Gurpreet Singh Sandhu to win more accolades!

Iconic Indian goalkeeper ‘Spiderman’ Subrata Paul lauded fellow custodian Gurpreet Singh Sandhu as he went down memory lane looking back at their relationship saying that his younger colleague “has many glorious years in front of him”. In a live chat with AIFF TV, Subrata congratulated Gurpreet for “winning the Arjuna …

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Training Kuki Tribe kids, India’s Len Doungel finds rich hearts!

Early morning at 5am a crowd of villagers gather around the village ground in Longja in the Chandel district of Manipur – barely a couple of hours from the Indo-Myanmar border. A group of boys ranging from ages 8-20 have all formed a huddle around a nimble figure donning the …

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