Current Affairs - Football

India wins SAFF Championship Title for 8th Time

India won the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) Championship for eighth time defeating Nepal 3-0 in Male.

  • Indian Captain Sunil Chhetri’s goal in the final game helped him level with Lionel Messi on 80 international goals.

‘Ibha’: Mascot for FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022

On 11th October 2021, the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) unveiled ‘Ibha’ as the official mascot of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022 – to be held in India.

FIFA Rankings: India stay 105th

The Indian national football team remained at 105th in the world in the latest FIFA men's rankings released on 12 August 2021.The points gained in their last two qualifying matches ...

Kolkata to host 130th Edition of Durand Cup 2021

Kolkata will host the Durand Cup - world's third oldest and Asia's oldest football tournament between 05 September to 03 October 2021, with matches being played at various venues in ...

AIFF Awards 2020-21

The AIFF Player of the Year Awards are the annual football awards presented to the best footballers in India by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).Sunil Chhetri (6 times) and ...

Maymol Rocky: Indian Women Head Coach Steps Down

After four years in charge of the Indian women's senior national team, head coach Maymol Rocky has stepped down from her role.A former India international player, Maymol took over the ...

Italy wins Euro Cup 2020

Italy beat England 3-2 on penalties after the Euro 2020 final ended 1-1 following extra time at Wembley Stadium, England to secure their second European Championship title.AwardsPlayer of the Tournament: ...

Copa America 2021

Lionel Messi-led Argentina beat Neymar’s Brazil 1-0 to win the Copa America final match, held at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro.

Sunil Chhetri: Second-Highest Active International Goal-Scorer

Indian Football team’s captain Sunil Chhetri has surpasses Argentina’s Lionel Messi and became the second-highest active international goal-scorer with 74 strikes.He made this record in a joint preliminary qualifying round ...

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