India U16s increase winning streak and vanquish Turkmenistan on the opening day of the AFC U16 Qualifiers

TASHKENT (UZBEKISTAN): The India U-16 boys’ Team increased their winning streak to 12 games, this time, vanquishing the Central Asian side Turkmenistan by 5-0 on their opening match of the AFC…

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“In life, you get back three times what you give” – Bibiano Fernandes, Head Coach, U-16 Indian Football Team

Amongst the confused young bunch, stood a lanky 42-year-old former Indian team footballer who was prepping his boys mentally before focusing on the physical aspects. “This is one of the…

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Valiant India miss FIFA U17 WC berth after an agonizing 0-1 loss to South Korea

A valiant Indian U-16 National Team went down fighting 0-1 against the Korea Republic in the quarter-finals of the AFC U-16 Championship at the Petaling Jaya Stadium in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia today…

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AFC U-16 Championship: When emotions did all the talking for Indian U-16s

There wasn’t much noise in the Indian dressing room after the Indian U-16 National Team qualified for the AFC U-16 Championship quarter-finals for the first time in sixteen years. An air…

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AFC U16 Championship: India qualifies for Quarterfinal for first time in 16 years

After 16 years, the Indian U-16 National Team progressed to the quarter-finals of the AFC U-16 Championship, registering their best ever performance in the group stage of the competition, amassing…

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AFC U16 Championship: Goalkeeper Neeraj stars as India hold Iran for the first time in 33 years

33 years! For the first time ever in 33 years, an Indian team held an Iran national team across all age groups in official matches or in any official men’s competition. That match too had…

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AFC U16 Womens Qualifier: Heartbreak for girls as a late Laos strike eliminates India

Needing a win to qualify, India were cruising with a one goal lead before a late Laos strike meant India were held to a draw eliminating them from qualification India U-16…

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