WHAT DOES IT TAKE to keep an Indian footballer from taking part in the national team's preparation camp? Well, in the case of some of the "stars" of ISL 2015, it seems, increased air-fare is reason enough to stay home instead of joining coach Stephen Constantine and a bunch of their colleagues sweating it out in Kochi in preparation for the SAFF Championship 2015-16.
SUNIL CHHETRI, captain of the Indian national football team has made it to the 2015 Forbes India Celebrity 100 list, ranked 92. He is the first footballer to enter this list.
THE AIFF has decided to accept Bengaluru FC's decision not to release their players for the national team's training camp ahead of the SAFF Championship. It has been decided that Sunil Chhetri, Robin Singh and other Bengaluru FC players will join the Bengaluru FC camp only on 18th December; 7 days prior to India's first match in the tournament.
MOHUN BAGAN AND BENGALURU FC were sorted into groups that will feature some of the stronger clubs in East Asia in the AFC Cup 2016 group stage by draw of lots.
BENGALURU FC have done what ISL franchises did a couple of months back. They have decided not to release players for the national team preparatory camp ahead of SAFF Championship citing that their players are tired playing in the ISL and need a few days to rest.
CRICKET LEGEND Sachin Tendulkar believes the FIFA Under-17 World Cup, to be hosted by India in 2017 is "absolutely massive" and everyone is waiting to welcome it.
INDIAN NATIONAL FOOTBALL TEAM coach Stephen Constantine on Saturday called up players from local leagues and the Under-19 elite academy in the list of 40 probables for the SAFF Championship to be held in Thiruvananthapuram from December 23.
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