Stubborn India defy odds to hold China to a draw

A stubborn performance from India saw them hold favourites China to a creditable 0-0 draw in an international friendly at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre, Suzho, on Saturday.  The 76th-ranked…

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India set for a litmus test in China

When India takes to the field at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium in Suzhou, China, to take on Marcello Lippi’s charges, it will be a momentous occasion for more…

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India can succeed in China: Tim Cahill

Tim Cahill, like everyone else, knows India will have a mountain to climb in China. But unlike many who are dismissing the visitors’ chances, the Australian striker believes India can…

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I have never thought about my personal goals: Sunil Chhetri

National Team Captain Sunil Chhetri has always been a player whom the youngsters look up to and the lynchpin has always delivered to the team’s cause. In a freewheeling chat…

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Upsetting China will be a tremendously tough job but not an impossible one: Anas Edathodika

Defender Anas Edathodika who has been one of the mainstays in the current Indian National Team defence felt that upsetting China in front of their home crowd is “a tremendously…

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It’s only a friendly game for the world but not us: Stephen Constantine

Before the Indian Team leaves to play their first-ever International match on the Chinese Soil, Coach Stephen Constantine, during the media interaction session in the Capital City, mentioned that “It’s…

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Chhetri, Jeje, Gurpreet back in squad as team for China friendly announce

After fielding a young Under 23 squad in the recently concluded SAFF Championship, Coach Constantine has recalled Chhetri, Jeje and other experienced players for the upcoming friendly against China Coach…

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China game will be tricky for us: Jeje Lalpekhlua

Indian ace striker Jeje Lalpekhlua is looking forward to the friendly fixture against PR China as he feels it is the perfect platform to bolster the team’s preparation for the…

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China will provide us with an opportunity to Improve: Jhingan

Sandesh Jhingan, who has established himself as one of the lynchpins in the current Indian team, is looking forward to the friendly fixture against PR China as an opportunity to…

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Probables for China friendly announced, 13 U23 players in the squad

13 U23 players who were part of the Indian squad in the SAFF Suzuki Cup 2018 last month have been summoned by National coach Stephen Constantine for the camp in…

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