AUDI FOOTBALL SUMMIT

  • Bayern can inspire Indian youngsters: Bhaichung January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Even as he donned the national colours for the final time, Bhaichung Bhutia was already thinking of how the exhibition match against Bayern Munich would benefit India. The hosts were brushed aside by their superior German opponents in the first half on Tuesday, going down 40, but recovered...
  • Bayern impressed with India's passion January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: India were no match for Bayern Munich on the field, but the effort of the players and the noise of the fans at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday will be a part of the memories the Germans take back with them. Bayern came to India on the back...
  • Chhetri awarded AIFF Player of the Year award January 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Indian striker Sunil Chhetri was awarded the AIFF Player of the Year award during the farewell exhibition match of Bhaichung Bhutia against German giants Bayern Munich in New Delhi on Tuesday. Chhetri was handed the award by AIFF president Praful Patel in a presentation during the interval. He was...
  • Bayern win Bhutia's farewell match 40 January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Bhaichung Bhutia's farewell match ended in an expected defeat, but the Indian legend was given a rousing farewell by the crowd, even as German giants Bayern Munich outclassed India 40 in an exhibition tie at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday. Thomas Muller scored a brace, while Mario...
  • Live updates: India vs Bayern Munich January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Follow all the live action of Bhaichung Bhutia's farewell match between India and Bayern Munich from the Jawahar Lal Nehru stadium in New Delhi. ...
  • Indian football hero Bhaichung bids farewell January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: He started his journey in Tinkitam, a small town in South Sikkim. His prodigious talent saw him make his debut for India as a 19yearold, in 1995. A record 107 matches and 43 goals later, the story ends at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday, in an exhibition...
  • 'We'll give our best, and hope for the best' January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A match against Bayern Munich is a doubleedged sword, and India coach Savio Medeira is well aware of it. So, even as excitement grows ahead of the exhibition tie against the German giants at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium on Tuesday, Medeira, perhaps anticipating a heavy defeat to the...
  • 'We have come to show what European football is' January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: For India, a chance to play Bayern Munich is a rare privilege and opportunity, both for the team and the fans. However, just what an exhibition tie against the Indian national team ranked 162nd in the world means to the European powerhouses is another matter. It...
  • India and Bayern gear up for Bhaichung farewell January 10, 2012

    New Delhi: I know you love your cricket, but for 90 minutes, we hope to show you quality football. That statement from Arjen Robben encapsulates perfectly what to expect when German giants Bayern Munich take on the Indian national team in an exhibition match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium...
  • Baichung upbeat ahead of farewell match January 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Former Indian football captain Baichung Bhutia is not fully fit to last the full 90 minutes against Bayern Munich in his farewell exhibition match on Tuesday, but is upbeat that he will lead the national team for one last time against a top European side. "I am mentally fit...
  • Nobody can replace Bhaichung: Gouramangi January 8, 2012

    New Delhi: Bhaichung Bhutia, who will be playing his swansong match against European giants Bayern Munich on Tuesday, is irreplaceable, says his India teammate Gouramangi Singh. Speaking on the sidelines of the Spanish club Barcelona's Youth Camp at Heritage School, Gouramangi said: "It is an honour to have played alongside Bhutia,...
  • Indian footballers excited ahead of Bayern match December 22, 2011

    New Delhi: Excited at the prospect of rubbing shoulders with some of the biggest international football stars, India's national team players are looking forward to the farewell match of former Indian captain Bhaichung Bhutia against a starstudded FC Bayern Munich on January 10. The famed German side is fielding their first...