Click here for archives. AIFF seems to have finally solved out the controversy surrounding the funding for the national team’s Dubai training camp. SAI it seems had decided to consider AIFF ‘s proposal to fund the trip. Meanwhile Kushal Das met sports minister Ajay Maken to discuss about India’s proposed bid for U-17 World Cup. PLS Update PLS seems to be running into more trouble with the tournament organizers thinking about shifting the event out of Bengal unhappy with the lack of cooperation of Bengal’s sports ministry. Kerala and Maharashtra are being tipped as the likely destinations.IFA has failed to provide venues for the six teams and this has made CMG, the tournament organizers unhappy. This is what Dharamdutt Pandey, CEO of CMG group had to say about all this “We have received offers from these two states and are evaluating them at the moment. They are under consideration, and we are in discussions with them, but it hasn`t been finalised yet.” National Team […]

India has been drawn against Chinese Taipei, Pakistan and Turkmenistan in group B of the 2012 AFC Challenge Cup qualifiers. Here TheHardTackle will be slicing up Indian team by doing a SWOT analysis of the Bhangra Boys so as to figure out where they stand before the qualifiers.

Calling Indian team the underdogs for the match against South Korea will be an understatement, as Korea is expected to run riot against the men in blue even if they field in a weaker team. After being knocked out of the Asian Cup, pride should act as a motivating factor for the Bhangra Boys when they take on the mighty South Koreans in their final group encounter.