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

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.

India's trip to Tajikistan illumines evils of fixture congestion-induced fatigue

Seven members of the squad that made the 2000 kilometres-plus trip were involved in an Indian Super League match between Bengaluru and Chennaiyin just four days before the World Cup qualifier.


Ashalata Devi nominated for AFC Player of the Year award

The 26-year-old footballer from Imphal has enjoyed an impressive year by leading India to the Olympic 2020 Qualifiers Round 2 and winning the 2019 SAFF Championship title.

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

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.

India vs Afghanistan, FIFA World Cup Qualifiers Highlights: India fight to earn point, World Cup dream suffers setback

India vs Afghanistan (IND vs AFG), FIFA 2022 World Cup Qualifiers Highlights: The draw keeps India in with a mathematical chance of making it into the top two positions in Group E, but is another significant setback to the country's World Cup dreams.

India vs Afghanistan, FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers Live Score Streaming: When and where to watch IND vs AFG?

India vs Afghanistan (IND vs AFG) Football Match Live Score Streaming, FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers Live Score Streaming: India would hope to have their scoring boots on the astroturf of Dashunbe, Tajikistan.


Adil Khan expresses desire 'to score a few more' before World Cup Qualifiers

India are scheduled to clash swords with Afghanistan in Dushanbe, Tajikistan on November 14, before flying to Muscat where Oman will host the Blue Tigers five days later.

Thomas Dennerby named as head coach of India's U17 women's team

Thomas Dennerby has a coaching experience of 30 years in which he guided Sweden women's national team to a third-place finish in the FIFA World Cup in 2011, and a quarterfinal spot in the 2012 London Olympics.

Kiren Rijiju confirms that government will launch football league for women next month

"We are going to launch women football league, most probably next month. We are ready with the format and it will be in collaboration with the Ministry of Women and Child Development," said Kiren Rijiju.

Indian football’s roadmap: Minutes of the meeting

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) and All India Football Federation (AIFF) painted a rosy future for Indian football following a meeting in Kuala Lumpur last Monday, which can potentially change how domestic leagues are structured in the country.

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