FIFA World Cup qualifier, India vs Afghanistan: Astro turf, sub-zero conditions will make match tough, says India coach
India's football coach Igor Stimac on Tuesday conceded his team's winless streak in the World Cup qualifiers won't be easy to break in Dushanbe, Tajikistan. The away fixture on November 14 is crucial for India to remain in the hunt in the World Cup qualifying. India are fourth spot in Group E with just two points after consecutive draws against Asian champions Qatar and Bangladesh.
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Everyone including Sunil Chhetri needs to fight for a place: Indian football team head coach Igor Stimac
“We speak every day. I speak with all our players every day. That’s my approach. I need to do that. I need to get information from them,” he said in a media briefing in the city.
How India’s past eight football coaches fared in their debut outings
A look back on debut results of India’s previous coaches as Igor Stimac gets ready to take charge for the first time.
Igor Akinfeev stars as Russia stun Spain on penalties
Russia hit back just before the interval as Artem Dzyuba nervelessly converted a penalty awarded for a handball by Gerard Pique.
World Cup hero Igor Akinfeev says Russia were aiming for penalties
Despite overwhelming Spanish possession, the 2010 winners were unable to break down the Russian defence even after extra-time.
INS Vikramaditya to have marine hydraulic systems
While the preparation for assembling is now being conducted, assembling will start in October this year and complete by May 2019, Technodinamika CEO Igor Nasenkov said in an interaction with IANS.
Hosts Russia disappointed but exit World Cup stage with pride
The hosts came into the tournament as the lowest-ranked team but have defied expectations by reaching the quarter-finals, defeating 2010 world champions Spain in the round of 16.
Why Russia 2018 will go down as the best organised football World Cup in history
Russia 2018 is certainly winning hearts — both on and off the pitch. Tournament veterans say that, it is among the best, if not the best, organised football World Cup in memory.
After high of beating Spain, Russia must adapt for Croatia
In the quarterfinals, Croatia will present a different challenge for the host nation, which must make changes.
Fernando Hierro dodges questions on future after Spain World Cup defeat
Hierro rejected any suggestion the team would have fared better had the Spanish federation not decided to axe Lopetegui after arriving in Russia.
Spain fall victim to own patience and Russian resistance
Spain reached the pinnacle of the sport on the back of a game built on relentless passing aligned with bottomless patience and faith that they would always, eventually, find a way through.
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