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'Scoring goals is 'big problem' for current Indian football team': Igor Stimac

After an encouraging start to their 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign, India fizzled out later, drawing with Bangladesh and Afghanistan.

05 Dec 2019 6:43 PM

'Chhetri is like 29-year-old, there's no replacement for him': Igor Stimac

Chhetri is currently the second highest international goal scorers among active players, only behind Portugal superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

21 Nov 2019 6:49 PM

India coach Igor Stimac says Afghanistan will be a tough challenge

The centre-back Anas Edathodika has flown back home due to family emergency and Stimac said that the onus is now on other players.

13 Nov 2019 5:47 PM

Indian players hail coach Igor Stimac after goalless draw against Qatar

India held Qatar to a goalless draw in the qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup China 2023.

11 Sep 2019 4:28 PM

India coach Stimac: 'More than happy to get a point against Qatar'

India dished out a gritty performance to Qatar to a goalless draw in a FIFA World Cup Round 2 qualifying match.

11 Sep 2019 1:11 PM


'We need to continue to work hard and be patient', says Igor Stimac

India will next face Qatar in the FIFA World Cup Asian Qualifiers in Doha on September 10.

06 Sep 2019 6:00 PM

Indian football coach Igor Stimac names 25-member probable list

The 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers kick off in September, the draw for which is slated for later this month.

05 Jul 2019 4:26 PM

Indian players reveal daily routine under coach Igor Stimac

The team has assembled in Mumbai for the preparatory camp for the forthcoming Intercontinental Cup.

24 Jun 2019 4:40 PM

'Competition for every place in team makes me helpless as coach': Igor Stimac

India lost their first match against Curacao 3-1 in the King's Cup, but bounced back 1-0 against Thailand.

09 Jun 2019 4:12 PM

'King's Cup will be tough for India', says Igor Stimac

This will be Stimac's first international assignment after his appointment as the new coach.

04 Jun 2019 11:30 AM


Igor Stimac announces 23-man squad for King's Cup

ATK forward Jobby Justin and Bengaluru FC defender Nishu Kumar have failed to make it into the final list.

02 Jun 2019 4:04 PM

India must work to become a force in Asian football again: Stimac

The 51-year-old Stimac's first assignment at the helm of affairs will be the Kings Cup in Buriram, Thailand.

01 Jun 2019 6:20 PM

Indian football coach Igor Stimac releases six players from list of 37

Vishal Kaith, Germanpreet Singh, Nandha Kumar, Redeem Tlang, Bikramjit Singh, and Sumeet Passi have been released from list of 37 players.

27 May 2019 6:05 PM

Coach Igor Stimac considers Indian football a 'sleeping giant'

The Croatian said that his main job is to improve the state of football in the whole country of India.

25 May 2019 11:19 AM

'Everybody will have to fight for place', says Indian football coach Igor Stimac

With less than two weeks to go for Stimac's first assignment, he said that he was concerned about the defence.

24 May 2019 7:30 PM


Indian football team express happiness over Igor Stimac's appointment

Defender Jhingan said, 'Stimac's experience will be great for Indian Football, especially after what he has achieved with Croatia in 2014.'

17 May 2019 6:46 PM

Sunil Chhetri hails newly appointed Indian coach Igor Stimac

'He is a coach who brings a lot of experience to the table and I'm really looking forward to working with him', says Chhetri

15 May 2019 5:18 PM

AIFF appoints Croatian Igor Stimac as Indian football team coach

Stimac's first assignment will be the Kings Cup in Buriram, Thailand where the Blue Tigers play Curacao in their first match on June 5.

15 May 2019 1:42 PM