Hero Intercontinental Cup: India end campaign with a draw against Syria

18-year-old Narender Gahlot’s 51st-minute header was cancelled out by Firas Al-Khatib’s 78th-minute penalty kick as both India and Syria shared the spoils of the battle, in a match largely involving end-to-end action…

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We want to win against Syria for the fans: Anas Edathodika

The last match of the Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019 group stage will see the Blue Tigers take on Syria in Ahmedabad on Tuesday (July 16, 2019). Defender Anas Edathodika, who came…

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Born in Al Ain, Sahal says ‘Moving to India changed my life’

Prior to the Blue Tigers’ departure for the 2019 King’s Cup, talismanic striker Sunil Chhetri had quipped: “Sahal (Abdul Samad) is an extremely gifted talent. He is someone who really…

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Second half surge in vain as India go down to DPR Korea

India’s desperate attempt in the second half wasn’t enough as they went down 2-5 to DPR Korea in their second match of the Hero Intercontinental Cup at the EKA Arena…

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Hero Intercontinental Cup: India look to bounce back against North Korea

With the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers on the horizon, the ongoing Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019 has been billed as a crucial opportunity to prepare for the same and according…

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We are on the right path: affirms Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, the only Indian player to play in the UEFA Europa League, stands out as one of the senior members of the Indian Team. The shot-stopper who…

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Clifford (Miranda) and Mahesh Gawli inspired me to play for India: Mandar Rao Dessai

Two players took their senior national team bows during the game against Tajikistan, one of them being the vastly-experienced Mandar Rao Dessai. He talked about how he aspired to play…

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We have to keep going, say debutants Mandar and Narender

After six players made their debut at the King’s Cup in Buriram, Thailand last month, there were three more – Narender Gahlot, Mandar Rao Desai, and Jobby Justin — who…

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Chhetri’s brace in vain as India lose lead and match against Tajikistan

Tajikistan completed a comeback to beat India 4-2 despite a good effort in the first half by the Blue Tigers, in the first game of the Hero Intercontinental Cup at…

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Football is so beautiful that it can surprise anyone any day: Stimac

With the Indian Senior Men’s National Team all set to begin their Hero Intercontinental Cup 2019 campaign tomorrow (July 7, 2019) against Tajikistan, Head Coach Igor Stimac stressed that he…

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