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Igor Stimac


India vs UAE: Experiments to continue as Igor Stimac looks to make chances count

March 28, 2021 11:43 pm

The UAE are ranked eighth in Asia and 74th overall while India are at 104th. The UAE had won three matches out of the four played between the two sides in the last decade while one ended in a draw.

Igor Stimac names 35 probables for matches against Oman and UAE, to prune list to 28

March 02, 2021 5:30 pm

The final list of 28 players will be announced after the Indian Super League final on March 13. The players will then assemble for a preparatory camp in Dubai from March 15.

Igor Stimac reluctant to promise win against Qatar, says 'India will play not to lose'

July 02, 2020 5:47 pm

India are already out of contention for a berth in the 2022 World Cup but they are still in the reckoning for the 2023 Asian Cup. The Blue Tigers play Qatar in Bhubaneswar on October 8.

'Domestic seasons can't be played until mid-May because of IPL': Igor Stimac

May 22, 2020 3:11 pm

Igor Štimac believes that a long-term domestic calendar season incorporated with the Durand Cup and the Super Cup will help better the condition of the national team setup.

Igor Stimac not happy with number of foreign players in ISL, I-League matches

March 07, 2020 2:25 pm

Currently, ISL and I-League teams can field five foreign players at a given time in a match.

Igor Stimac declares Oman favourites in Tuesday's World Cup qualifier

November 17, 2019 9:50 pm

In search of their first win in the FIFA World Cup qualifiers, India take on Oman in the return leg at the Sultan Qaboos Sports Complex. Igor Stimac's side had lost 1-2 in the first leg in Guwahati in September.

Not afraid to field a new India side, says Igor Stimac after draw with Afghanistan

November 15, 2019 7:08 pm

India remained winless and at the fourth position in Group E with three points from four matches, while their oppositions Afghanistan continued to be on the third with four points.

Igor Stimac hopes for trial run in friendly against NorthEast United

October 08, 2019 8:10 pm

Igor Stimac said that the friendly match against NorthEast United will be a good preparation for India's FIFA World Cup second round qualifier against Bangladesh to be played in Kolkata on October 15.

Qatar strongest in our group, but nothing to fear: Igor Stimac

September 07, 2019 10:43 pm

Full-back Subhasish Bose said the motivation level in the team was high as they gear up for their first away fixture of the qualifiers, saying Stimac was "pushing the players" to learn and keep improving.

Oman favourites but we are hoping to beat them: Igor Stimac

September 03, 2019 4:00 pm

Igor Stimac wants the Indian team to play a brand of football which builds up from the back and go on attacking through a smooth transition, and he said the players are excited about the new playing style.