Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Topic: Football

AIFF sacks head coach Igor Stimac after World Cup Qualifier failure, ready for legal fight over compensation

Following India's poor performance in the FIFA World Cup 2026 qualifiers, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced on Monday that Igor Stimac has been sacked as the head coach of the Indian men's football team.

World Cup qualifier: Controversy erupts after India’s loss to Qatar

The controversial refereeing decision that led to India’s loss to Qatar in World Cup Qualifier has sparked outrage among fans and players.

Sunil Chhetri, metonymic expression of Indian football, hangs up boots for Blue Tigers

Representing India at the senior level Chhetri is capped 150 times, an incredible feat that only 40-odd players could pull off at the level of international football.

Palestine make history after reaching final qualifying round for World Cup

Palestine have made history when they booked a place in the third round of the FIFA World Cup qualifiers for the first time following a goalless draw against Lebanon in Doha.

Palestine footballer known as ‘legend of Khan Younis’ killed in Israel’s war on Gaza

Palestinian footballer Mohammed Barakat who was known as “the legend of Khan Younis” has been killed in an Israeli bombing of his house in Khan Younis.

Palestine qualifies for knockout stages of Asian Cup for first time

“Thank you to the fans who are coming to support Palestine and the national team of Palestine. Thank you from our heart,” captain Musab Al-Battat said after the game.