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Chhetri credits youngsters in Indian team for SAFF C'ships triumph

The 37-year-old Chhetri, Indian football's torchbearer for the last 10 years, went past legendary Pele and equalled Lionel Messi when he scored the team's opener -- and his 80th goal -- against Nepal in the summit clash on Saturday.
Chhetri credits youngsters in Indian team for SAFF C'ships triumph(Indian Footbal Team / Twitter)
Chhetri credits youngsters in Indian team for SAFF C'ships triumph(Indian Footbal Team / Twitter)
Published on Oct 17, 2021 03:14 PM IST
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India win SAAF Championship for 8th time, Chhetri equals Messi with 80 goals

Chhetri scored in the 49th minute of the match, which put him level with Lionel Messi on 80 international goals, while Suresh Singh doubled the lead in the 50th to pave the way for India's title triumph, a much-needed after a series of mediocre outings.
India beat Nepal 3-0 to win SAAF Championship for 8th time, Chhetri equals Messi with 80 goals(TWITTER)
India beat Nepal 3-0 to win SAAF Championship for 8th time, Chhetri equals Messi with 80 goals(TWITTER)
Updated on Oct 16, 2021 11:36 PM IST
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Sunil Chhetri breaks Brazilian legend Pele's international goal record

Pele had scored 77 goals for Brazil and Chhetri went past the Brazilian superstar when he scored a goal in the 62nd minute in the match against the Maldives.
File image of Sunil Chhetri.(Getty Images)
File image of Sunil Chhetri.(Getty Images)
Published on Oct 14, 2021 09:13 AM IST
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I hope to keep playing and scoring in foreseeable future: Chhetri

I hope to keep playing and scoring in foreseeable future: Chhetri after equalling Pele
India football team captain Sunil Chhetri(Twitter)
India football team captain Sunil Chhetri(Twitter)
Published on Oct 11, 2021 05:56 PM IST
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SAFF Championship: India face Nepal in must-win match

Nepal are leading the points table at the moment with six points having won both their matches against the Maldives and Sri Lanka.
Indian football team faces Nepal(Indian football team / Twitter)
Indian football team faces Nepal(Indian football team / Twitter)
Published on Oct 09, 2021 07:51 PM IST
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SAFF Championship: India look to register tournament's first win against SL

The Indians go into Thursday's game on the back of a disappointing stalemate with Bangladesh, against whom they should have won considering that they dominated majority of the proceedings and even took the lead courtesy a Sunil Chhetri strike.
SAFF Championship: India look to register tournament's first win against Sri Lanka(TWITTER)
SAFF Championship: India look to register tournament's first win against Sri Lanka(TWITTER)
Published on Oct 06, 2021 06:24 PM IST
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Bala Devi hails changes in Indian women’s football team national set-up

The team is currently undergoing a camp for the forthcoming back-to- back international friendlies against Vietnam on November 3 and 6.
Ngangom Bala Devi during media interaction.(HT Photo)
Ngangom Bala Devi during media interaction.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 29, 2019 03:52 PM IST
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Frequent camps and international matches help players stay fit: Maymol Rocky

Ahead of the matches against Vietnam, the Indian team has assembled in the capital for a training camp.
India Women’s football coach Maymol Rocky.(AIFF)
India Women’s football coach Maymol Rocky.(AIFF)
Updated on Oct 26, 2019 05:48 PM IST
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India U-18 claim maiden SAFF title

The match-winner came in injury time when the nippy Ravi Bahadur Rana scored off a screamer from about 30 yards. Yeasin Arafat reduced the margin for Bangladesh in the 40th minute.
India U-18 claim maiden SAFF title.(India Football/Twitter)
India U-18 claim maiden SAFF title.(India Football/Twitter)
Updated on Sep 29, 2019 06:52 PM IST
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India U-18 football team beat Maldives 4-0 to reach final of SAFF Championship

Narender Gahlot (7th), Manvir Singh (79th) and Ninthoinganba Meetei (81st) found the target for India while Maldives’ Ahnaf Rasheedh (45’+1’) scored an own goal on the stroke of half time to make it an emphatic victory for India.
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Representational Image.(Twitter)
Updated on Sep 27, 2019 06:42 PM IST
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SAFF Championship: India U18 beat Sri Lanka 3-0, secure semifinal berth

Gurkirat Singh’s brace, coupled with a late Aman Chetri strike, proved to be the difference between the two sides despite India having the lion’s share of possession and creating multiple opportunities.
Representational Image.(Getty Images)
Representational Image.(Getty Images)
Updated on Sep 25, 2019 11:56 PM IST
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SAFF Championship: India U-18 team gears up for Bangladesh challenge

Bangladesh sit pretty with a 3-0 victory over Sri Lanka in the opening encounter of the group, and India U-19 Head Coach Floyd Pinto is quite aware of the threats the Bangladesh team possess.
Updated on Sep 22, 2019 04:52 PM IST
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Indian women storm into SAFF semis with 5-0 win over Sri Lanka

The Indian women’s football team sealed its place in the semifinals of the SAFF Championship with a resounding 5-0 win over Sri Lanka at the Sahid Rangashala Stadium in Biratnagar on Sunday.
File image of Dalima Chhibber.(Twitter)
File image of Dalima Chhibber.(Twitter)
Updated on Mar 17, 2019 11:37 PM IST
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India kick off SAFF Cup campaign against Sri Lanka on Wednesday

The Indian team is essentially an U-23 one with the exception of striker Sumeet Passi but it is coming into the tournament with more than a month long preparation.
India will be looking to reclaim their SAFF Cup title.(PTI)
India will be looking to reclaim their SAFF Cup title.(PTI)
Updated on Sep 04, 2018 08:07 PM IST
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