Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Football

Power position: Niraj Kumar and India’s recent history of gifted goalkeepers

If one had followed the AFC U16 Championship closely, one would have witnessed a young kid flying left and right between the sticks. That young kid, Niraj Kumar, was India's standout performer over the course of the tournament. Niraj was...

AFC U16 C’ships: A commendable journey comes to an end as India lose in QF

In a heartbreaking loss, the Indian U16 Football team ended their AFC U16 Championships campaign with a 1-0 loss vs Korea Republic. A date with destiny beckoned the Indian U16 football team. The Boys in Blue headed out onto the...

After SAFF Cup disappointment, it’s make or break time for Indian football

When India faced Maldives in the SAFF Cup final last Saturday, a worrying trend came to light. The youthful Blue Tigers were playing well enough to take the ball into the final third of the pitch. But once there, they just couldn't...

Life and times of Ngangom Bala Devi, Captain – Indian Women’s Football team

More people are talking about Indian football than a few years ago. India has hosted an Under-17 FIFA World Cup, has a “glamorous” top-tier league (or two), the number of players earning a decent wage is on the rise and sports...

First ever night football meet organised by Srinagar schools

Football in the state of Jammu and Kashmir has seen a phenomenal amount of growth in the recent past with the addition of many State Football Academies (SFAs) in the Valley. Now, to further increase paticipation, especially among younger,...