It was a season-opener to forget for the former champions Bengaluru FC who suffered a 1-2 defeat to Kerala Blasters FC.
The Indian men's football team had won gold medals at the New Delhi 1951 and Jakarta 1962 Asian Games, while clinching a bronze at Bangkok 1970
Bidhyasagar Singh struck a hat-trick to power Kerala Blasters to a dominant 5-0 win over Indian Air Force Football Team in their concluding Durand Cup clash in Kolkata on Monday.
In a setback for women's sports in the country, Kerala Blasters on Tuesday temporarily shut down their women's team owing to "financial crunches" arising out of sanctions imposed on the club
"The appeal of the appellant team is denied and that Kerala Blasters FC is instructed to pay the fine of Rs 4 crore imposed by the Disciplinary Committee," the Appeal Committee stated in its decision.
The AIFF disciplinary panel on Monday dismissed Kerala Blasters' demand for a replay of the match and strict action against the referee of the ISL play-off match played in Bengaluru on Friday
All hell broke loose after Sunil Chhetri scored in the 97th minute from a free-kick, and a huge controversy followed in the Kerala Blasters-Bengaluru FC ISL match
After a goalless stalemate during regulation time at the Kanteerava Stadium, Bengaluru FC took a 97th minute lead against Kerala Blasters when Sunil Chhetri converted a free-kick. But the strike led to a full blown drama
Bengaluru FC advanced to the semi-finals of the Indian Super League (ISL) after a 1-0 victory over Kerala Blasters.
Kerala Blasters, however, stretched their unbeaten run to six matches to move to fourth position, ahead of Odisha FC on goal difference and just a point drift off ATK Mohun Bagan.
Mumbai City FC continued their unbeaten streak with a 2-0 victory over Kerala Blasters in an Indian Super League (ISL) match at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadiumon Friday
The 2022-23 Indian Super League will kick off on October 7 when last season's runners-up Kerala Blasters host East Bengal FC at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in Kochi
Next Generation Cup: Kerala Blasters' youth team went down to Crystal Palace as they finished fourth in the competition.
Bengaluru FC and Kerala Blasters FC reserve squads have arrived in the United Kingdom to participate in the Next Generation Cup, 2022 hosted by the Premier League.
The match ended as a 1-1 draw with Rahul KP giving Kerala the lead in the 68th-minute. Sahil Tavora found a late equaliser for Hyderabad in the 88th-minute, sending the game into extra-time.
Nita Ambani also spoke about welcoming fans back to the stadium for the final, which will be played between Kerala Blasters and Hyderabad FC later on Sunday.
Kerala Blasters FC entered the ISL final for the first time since 2016 after playing out a 1-1 draw with Jamshedpur FC on Tuesday and pipping the League Shield winners 2-1 on aggregate over double leg semi-finals.
ISL: Sahal Abdul Samad scored in the 38th-minute as Kerala Blasters defeated Jamshedpur FC 1-0 in the first leg of their semifinal.