New look India sans Chhetri, Gurpreet beat Thailand to finish 3rd at Kings Cup

With regular first team players like Chhetri, Gurpreet, Udanta rested, a young new look India rose to the occasion to beat Thailand 1-0 in the third-place play-off of the King’s Cup. The…

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So much competition for slot makes me helpless as a coach: Igor Stimac

Indian Head Coach Igor Stimac admitted that he is “helpless as a coach” as there is competition for every slot in the team. “I have competition in my team for…

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Six players making International debuts is a major development: Isac Doru

According to AIFF Technical Director Isac Doru, six players making their International debuts is a ‘major development in Indian football’. Despite the Indian Men’s Senior National team kicking off their…

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Stimac hopes to build on the positives ahead of the Thailand clash

It was in the first match of the year that the Blue Tigers opened their AFC Asian Cup 2019 campaign with a stunning 4-1 win against Thailand Five months later,…

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Kings Cup: Debutants recall their ‘Unforgettable and emotional’ moment

Six players made debuts during India’s opener in the Kings Cup against Curacao in what was also Head Coach Igor Stimac’s first game in-charge. There are some moments in life…

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Former players congratulate Sunil Chhetri on becoming India’s most capped player

Legendary National Team striker Bhaichung Bhutia congratulated Sunil Chhetri on overtaking his record and becoming India’s most capped International player at 108 matches. Chhetri on Wednesday (June 5, 2019) overtook…

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Kings Cup: India go down 1-3 to Curacao, to face Thailand for the 3rd place play-off

Facing a side ranked 19 places higher to them and with players playing in European leagues, India contrasting football either side of half to lose 1-3 It was new coach…

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India take on Curacao in KIngs Cup Opener

The King’s Cup 2019 opener between India and Curacao is just a day away, and given the enormity of the occasion, the excitement and optimism in the Blue Tigers unit…

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Senior players laud road-map for the World Cup Qualifiers

As the Indian Senior Men’s National Team gear up to kick-off their campaign in the King’s Cup, senior members expressed satisfaction at the pathway laid down for the Blue Tigers…

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Some work & Some play make Blue Tigers a Better Team under the ‘Professor’

The boys call him the ‘Professor’, even Head Coach Igor Stimac does. At the practice session of the Blue Tigers, you see him cracking jokes with the players from a…

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