Bhutia bats for promotion-relegation system in India

“I can’t really comment on the federation and what is right and what is wrong but I am sure there are challenges for the federation as well. It’s not that the federation is not doing anything. I welcome (AIFF President) Praful Patel’s statement few days ago where he said that within few years the two leagues will be merged,” he said. “I think we should be looking at leagues at different level with promotion and relegation system. It might take time but we should get into that structure. At the end of the day the game should go on. The game should be orgainsed in a bigger and better way.” Continue Reading

Asian Cup football: India will be tough to beat, says Sunil Chhetri

The Asian Cup, the continent’s showpiece event, will be played in four cities of the United Arab Emirates from 5 January to 1 February. India has been clubbed in Group A alongside Thailand, Bahrain and host UAE. Continue Reading