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.
As the Bhangra Boys prepare to qualify for the fourth edition of the AFC Challenge Cup, we look at the Groups, Fixtures and try to learn more about this new tournament, as AFC try to justify their tagline of "The Future is Asia".
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.
TheHardTackle brings you the LIVE! min-by-min commentary and score updates for Team India’s AFC Asian Cup match against South Korea. Log on to TheHardTackle to catch the actions LIVE !
Keep yourself up-to-date with all the happenings surrounding AFC Asian Cup 2011. Here goes TheHardTackle's daily dose of news items from Doha.
After a long 26 years wait, Baichung Bhutia-led Indian football team once again made it to the final stage of the Asian Cup 2011. TheHardTackle's takes a look at Team India's Final-23 squad and analyzes their strengths and weaknesses.
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.
Team India is all set to take on Thailand in a friendly encounter to be played at Yamaha Stadium in Bangkok on 4th of September 2010. TheHardTackle brings you the preview of the match along with possible line-ups and the squad analysis.