In an age where being outspoken carries its own risks, footballer Darren Caldeira bucks the trend.
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Former players feel hosting the 2027 edition could help India find more heroes like Chhetri.
India is one of five nations to have expressed an interest in hosting the 2027 Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation said on Wednesday.
The women's U17 World Cup is scheduled to take place from February 17 to March 7 next year.
Renedy praised the physical ability of the current crop but said they need to work on their technique.
The four semi-finalists of this year's event will earn direct qualification to FIFA U-17 World Cup Peru 2021.
The 51-year-old scored 40 goals in 79 matches for India, and won the Arjuna award in 2003.
Jamuna Das, Kolkata's famous matchday sweet-seller, is getting by with help from the football fraternity.
Kharga Chhetri speaks about the biggest influence on, and his favourite memory from, his son's career.
As Sunil Chhetri completes 15 years as an international, we pick the top 15 moments from his India career.
Sunil Chhetri said the U17 World Cup gave players invaluable exposure, setting them up well for the future.
GCFC were looking to make big strides following the end of the Baby League in early March. Then, the coronavirus pandemic struck.
Kerala's seven-a-side football league has been disrupted by Covid-19, with a potential return complicated by dependence on fans attending in person.
The slot reserved for the ISL runner-up went to BFC due to the merger of ATK and Mohun Bagan.
Gokulam hope to maintain their aggressive growth but uncertainty is likely to remain the chief theme the coming season.
Stimac is reportedly keen to bring Iran's Indian-origin player Omid Singh, among others, into the national team.
The lockdown stopped FC Bengaluru United's season just as they were making the push for promotion to I-League.
The normally reticent IM Vijayan opened up about his stellar career to current India captain Sunil Chhetri on Instagram.
New rule would mean a maximum of four foreigners (one of whom must be Asian) would be able to take to the field in Indian competitions.
What sets Chhetri apart? His 100% all-out-ness. The willingness to give anything, everything, every single time.
Westwood also hailed Chhetri as "probably the best Indian footballer there ever will be."
Franco Fortunato, Bhaichung Bhutia and others pay tribute to Chuni Goswami, who died on Thursday.
Goswami was among the rare sportsmen who played more than one sport at the highest levels and led India to gold at the 1962 Asian Games.
In 20 months, Nawaz has gone from rejection for India's U-17 World Cup team to becoming FC Goa's first-choice goalkeeper.