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‘Every minute went by like an hour’: Sunil Chhetri looks back at ‘sweet’ Qatar result

On September 10, 2019, India held Asian Champions Qatar to a historic goalless draw in Doha in a FIFA World …

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Would like to see lot more Indian coaches in the system in 4-5 years: Kiren Rijiju

Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju laid special emphasis on the importance of growing home-grown coaches to broad-base …

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I will play Sunil as the No. 10 with Vijayan and Bhaichung pairing upfront: Shanmugam Venkatesh

It’s a perennial debate and it will stay like that for quite some time, or maybe, forever. But even as …

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“Tribute” To Bhaichung Bhutia – Stadium Named After Him To Be Inaugurated After Covid19 Subsides

India’s love for the ‘beautiful game’ is not unheard of. But a football stadium in India named after a footballer …

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Sandesh Jhingan And Sukhwinder Singh Named Winners Of Arjuna And Dhyan Chand Awards Respectively

Indian Men’s Senior National Team defender Sandesh Jhingan was named among the winners of the prestigious Arjuna Award — becoming …

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Dhoni Was So Good With The Ball At His Feet, Recollects Jeje Lalpekhlua

Indian National Team striker Jeje Lalpekhlua, who has been an integral part of Chennaiyin FC in the Hero Indian Super …

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Sudeva And Sreenidhi Granted Playing Rights In Hero I-League From 2020-21 And 2021-22 Respectively

Members of the bid committee of the All India Football Federation and representatives of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) met over a video …

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AIFF president Lauds Odisha Government For Their Commendable Support

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel lauded the Government of Odisha for “setting an example of how a state …

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Unless You Develop Your Sixth Sense You Won’t Be A Successful Striker : Bhaichung Bhutia

Former Indian National Team striker Bhaichung Bhutia feels “all strikers need to develop their sixth sense if they are to …

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Historic ! Mohun Bagan Features On Nasdaq Billboards In New York’s Times Square

Iconic Indian football club Mohun Bagan went global as it became the country’s first ever sports entity to feature on …

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Here the section is dedicated to the world of football . The sport which is the people’s game the world over and enjoys phenomenal crowd support both in terms of spectators and a win- win all for the broadcasters and  advertisers.  The section brings to the fore the superstars their  performances both on and off the field. The clubs showing the form for their respective national teams   and the glory / wish they want to achieve for their respective  clubs and national teams  . Tranfers of players to cash rich leagues make lot of news . So too their advertisement contracts worth millions of dollars. Who is going where and what price and what is the amount they take home after  doing a commercial are all here in the section.

Besides these headline the section is primarily focussed on the future of Indian football. Who are the star players, the coach , the t tournaments they play what is the result are given top priority. The tie with AIFF with the site for latest what’s happening in Indian football is the case in point and aims to give the India audience to know about their national football team players. Their strengths and weakness and the positions they play in the team . The  Hero – I League, ISL , signings, contracts , coaches profile, success rate during tenure and who’s come in who’s out in the coaching side is all here. The reports are all ground reports which are covered by seasoned football writers who know the nuances of the game  inside out . So that the public get the incisive view of wht all is happening in Indian football. In country where cricket is religion it becomes all the more import to support other sports too. Football is no different irrespective of the FIFAS rankings, the Blue Tigers as Indian footballers are termed have off- late done the nation proud with some sterling shows at  international games.

There has been a sincere effort on the  part of the of the governing body the AIFF to take India football forward with host of initiatives at the various levels form the juniors for both men’s and women so that the game  reaches to all sections of the society and they  are in the end able to create and good talent pool. As India plays many a match is  necessary to  have good bench strength so that the national team is kept fresh for  tough encounters.  Yes , a Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo do matter but same way does a  Sunil Chhetri. This section in the site looks at the game from the larger perspective .