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At SAFF Championship, India go south

Team’s preparation for the regional tournament and players’ performance has left much to be desired.

Manvir Singh's brace against Pakistan takes India to SAFF Cup final

Manvir Singh struck twice in the second half before Sumeet Passi headed home a clinical pass as defending champions India breezed past Pakistan 3-1 to sail into the final of the SAFF Suzuki Cup, here on Wednesday.


India vs Pakistan, SAFF Championships semifinals Highlights: India beat Pakistan 3-1

India vs Pakistan, SAFF Championships semifinals: India beat Pakistan 3-1 to book final spot on Wednesday.

Bhutia’s replacements a long way from goal

To repeat a sequel-spawning piece of pop-culture wisdom,the end is only the beginning

A reform that changed Nepal’s football fate

While stories of football players living in relative penury or practicing their sport while occupying themselves with day jobs is not uncommon in the sub-continent,Nepal's players have never had it better.

Afghanistan lose cool,SAFF title

Not only were they reduced to 10 men,but they also lost their fluency in attack,which till then had been a nighmare for defending champions India.


India in Banana skin encounter

Despite drawing minnows Afghanistan in the final,India will have a fight on their hands during the climax of the SAFF Championships

India face Maldives in high-voltage SAFF Ch'ship semifinal

History favours India as they have beaten Maldives nine times in their 15 meetings so far.

‘Fatigued’ Indians look to seal semifinal spot against Sri Lanka

As the Indian team went through their paces at the Ambedkar Stadium a day ahead of their last Group A encounter against Sri Lanka,there were many a tired limbs.

Thapa bends it past Bangladesh

Thapa was ready to heave the ball towards the Bangladesh goal,hoping that one of his teammates would head it in.