Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu has been one of the top performers in the Indian National Team squad since 2015. Ahead of India’s campaign in the AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, Sandhu spoke at length about India’s opponents, the Goalkeeper’s role, the understanding with the defensive line, his learnings from Subrata Paul and much more.
Even as it’s prediction time for pundits all over the world on the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, talismanic striker Sunil Chhetri expressed that “It won’t be easy for other teams to face India.”
MULTIPLE I-LEAGUE CLUBS have come together to protest FSDL's decision not to telecast many of the remaining games. This column looks in-depth at the situation and attempts to figure out the underlying reason.
Danny Deigan, the sports scientist from Australia, who has played a crucial role behind raising the fitness levels of the Blue Tigers in the recent past, informed that the methods followed in the National Team’s sessions are “very similar” to what is followed in some of the leading Clubs of the world -- Arsenal, Tottenham Hotspur and Leicester City.
The Bhaichung Bhutia Football School is hosting open football trials for the BBFS Residential Academy across 30 cities in India.
National Coach Stephen Constantine who has always been vocal in "building the team for future,” stressed that he believes in the “ability of his players, and not their age". For the record, India are fielding the second youngest side in the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019 with an average age of 25.
The Blue Tigers were held to a goalless draw by mighty Oman in an International Friendly at the Baniyas Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday (December 27, 2018). The match which was part of the Indian National Team’s preparation for the forthcoming AFC Asian Cup UAE 2019, was played behind closed doors.
A day prior to playing Oman in a friendly match scheduled at the Baniyas Stadium in Abu Dhabi on Thursday (December 27, 2018), Head Coach Stephen Constantine stressed "India haven't come here expecting to play easy games."
With the AFC Asian Cup 2019 knocking at the door, former Indian midfielder Renedy Singh, a member of India’s AFC Asian Cup Doha 2011 campaign, feels talismanic striker “Sunil Chhetri sets the best example in the current team.”
THE OFFICIAL BROADCASTERS OF I-League, the top division football league of India, have decided not to telecast a high number of matches in the second half of the season.
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