Here is our second installment of the series analyzing the individual performances dished out by the players in India's recently concluded AFC Challenge Cup qualification campaign. While Part-1 presented TheHardTackle's views on the Outstanding Performers, Part-2 of the performance report card deals with the other Valuable Contributors.

It was a confident and convincing performance by the Blue Tigers as they booked their berth for 2012 AFC Challenge cup with 2 wins and a draw in the qualifying round. TheHardTackle reviews the performance and comes up with a report card for each individual player. Here's the first installment on the performances meted out by the Outstanding Performers.

Do you know India is the most successful Asian country in the history of Olympic Football? Are you aware of the fact that an Indian holds the Asian record of scoring the first ever hat-trick in the Olympic Games? A number of football pundits often describe the country as a Sleeping Giant, which has fallen in deep slumber ever since the glorious Jakarta days. TheHardTackle takes a look at India's tryst with the Olympic Games and brings you a number of unknown trivia.

Asian Games 2010: Sensational Victory Against Singapore Ensures India Round-of-Sixteen Berth

In a do or die battle in their last group league game, The Men in Blue thrashed Singapore by 4-1 margin to ensure a berth in the knock out stage as one of the best 3rd-placed teams. TheHardTackle takes a look at Team India's performance in the group league games.