Sunil Chhetri on retire after India’s Asian Cup setback, Will retire when there’s a No. 10 better than me

The Indian football team’s unexpected early exit from the AFC Asian Cup didn’t just trigger the departure of coach Stephen Constantine but also the retirement of veteran Anas Edathodika. The whole environment, however, hasn’t had any impact on skipper Sunil Chhetri who assured that he isn’t looking to hang up his boots anytime soon. “No reason to (retire). One day there will be a No. 10 who will be better than me. Till then, I think I can contribute,” confirmed Chhetri in an interview with the Hindustan Times after India suffered a…

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India vs Jordan: 5 Jordan stars to watch out for

India vs Jordan: 5 Jordan stars to watch out for

Vital Borkelmans announced a 28-member Jordan squad for their double friendly against India on November 17th and Saudi Arabia on November 20th to be held at the King Abdullah Stadium in Amman. Jordan is coming off a 1-2 loss against World Cup runners-up Croatia, before which they had played goalless draws against Albania and Oman. Despite being ranked lower than India, the Blue Tigers cannot take the Middle-East nation lightly as they would have the home advantage. Moreover, India has an abysmal record against the senior teams of the Middle-Eastern…

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India vs Jordan: Sunil Chhetri to miss friendly due to injury

India vs Jordan: Sunil Chhetri to miss friendly due to injury

The 97th placed Indian national football team is set to play another International friendly after playing the goalless draw against China last month. This time, the Blue Tigers will lock horns with Jordan on November 17, 2018. However, what comes as a big blow for the Indian team is that their most capped player Sunil Chhetri will not be travelling with them to the King Abdullah II International Stadium in Amman. It is a historic occasion as this is only the first time the senior teams of the two nations…

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China 0-0 India : Blue Tigers survive late penalty drama in goalless draw

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Game is over and the final score is China PR 0-0 India. Here is the match report. 17′ CHANCE! Thapa’ shot wideout OVER! Chhetri wins a free-kick near the touchline and Thapa is over it. He kicks it long and on the farside for Chhetri whose boot stick to the ground but still gets his first-time shot to go over the crossbar.  Man of the match should be given to Gurpreet Singh Sandhu ! Amazing saves from him throughout the game. Well done India ! Line-ups China PR XI: Zhao Xuri,…

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India vs China international friendly: India Team, Predicted Playing XI and Starting XI vs China

Update: India XI vs China: Gurpreet Singh Sandhu; Narayan Das, Subhasish Bose, Sandesh Jhingan, Pritam Kotal; Pronay Halder Anirudh Thapa; Halicharan Narzary, Sunil Chhetri, Udanta Singh; Jeje Lalpekhlua India FC will know where it stands in the continent when it takes on China in an international friendly at 5.05 pm IST on Saturday, October 13, at the Suzhou Olympic Sports Centre Stadium. India have qualified for the 2019 AFC Asian Cup, to be held in the UAE in January, and the friendly against China will provide India coach, Stephen Constantine with…

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India vs China Live Today

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Tim Cahill knows India will have tough task in China, but the Australian striker feels that the visitors can secure a positive result when the two countries face each other in an international friendly on Saturday. Cahill, who recently made his Indian Super League debut for Jamshedpur FC, has first-hand experience of China’s footballing scenario. The former Everton striker plied his trade in China for two years with two different Chinese Super League teams -Zhejiang Greentown and Shanghai Shenhua – and scored 15 goals during his time there. “I am…

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India Vs China Head to Head

India vs China Head to Head

India national football team: record v China PR Head-to-head records of India against other teams. Select the opponent from the menu on the left to see the overall record and list of results. India football team is yet to win against china. This is really good time where India can defeat the China this time. Indian National team has been an interesting prospect for the past 2 years. They ascended in the FIFA rankings from 146 in 2015 to 94 in 2018.The team stands 97th in the list at present.…

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ISL 2018/19 FIXTURES

This edition will also see three-mid season breaks, with India playing international matches between October 8-16 and November 12-20. The final break will start from December 17, so that the Indian national team can get their combination correct before the mega AFC Asian Cup tournament, which will start from January 5 in UAE. ISL-fixture is as follows. The entire schedule of the fifth season is yet to be announced and only the dates of the matches which will be played in 2018 have been released. The dates of the remaining matches…

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China vs India: Can Blue Tigers Claim the Win

Five of the six forwards called up by Stephen Constantine have endured tough starts to their respective Indian Super League (ISL) campaigns… As the Indian national team gets ready to embark on a voyage to China, head coach Stephen Constantine will be hoping that the strikers in the squad can quickly rediscover their scoring boots. Skipper Sunil Chhetri and Jeje Lalpekhlua will be expected to lead the lines for the Blues in China but both forwards come into the clash on the back of a scratchy start to their respective…

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