12 Updates
India beaten by Nepal, but make to SAFF Cup semis
Photo Credit: TAUSEEF MUSTAFA, Getty Images

India beaten by Nepal, but make to SAFF Cup semis

Sep 5 2013, 10:06am CDT | by IANS

Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) A last gasp goal by Syed Rahim Nabi in their shock 1-2 loss to Nepal carried India into the semi-finals, thanks to their win against Pakistan after the two teams were tied on goal difference at the conclusion of the group phase of the SAFF Cup football tournament here Thursday.

Kathmandu, Sep 5 — A last gasp goal by Syed Rahim Nabi in their shock 1-2 loss to Nepal carried India into the semi-finals, thanks to their win against Pakistan after the two teams were tied on goal...

Filed under: news

YouTube Videos Tweets

 
 
 

1 year ago

India beaten by Nepal, but make to SAFF Cup semis

Sep 5 2013, 10:06am CDT | by IANS

Kathmandu, Sep 5 (IANS) A last gasp goal by Syed Rahim Nabi in their shock 1-2 loss to Nepal carried India into the semi-finals, thanks to their win against Pakistan after the two teams were tied on goal difference at the conclusion of the group phase of the SAFF Cup football tournament here Thursday.

Kathmandu, Sep 5 — A last gasp goal by Syed Rahim Nabi in their shock 1-2 loss to Nepal carried India into the semi-finals, thanks to their win against Pakistan after the two teams were tied on goal difference at the conclusion of the group phase of the SAFF Cup football tournament here Thursday.

Both India and Pakistan were tied on zero goal difference after Pakistan beat Bangladesh 2-1 in their last Group A match. But India moved into the final four on account of their 1-0 win against Pakistan.

Nepal also made the semi-finals as they top the teams from Group A. India will play either the Maldives or Afghanistan in the last-four.

It took an acrobatic Nabi's brilliant side-volley in injury time to silence the home crowd but only for a short spell. Nabi met Jewel Raja Shaikh's centre from the right to reduce the margin for India.

"We knew Nepal were a very good team. They were quick and have some very good quality players. They did threaten us but didn't have clear chances in the first half," national coach Wim Koevermans said.

"In the second half, we kicked long and it was easy for them to defend. I want to congratulate Nepal on their victory but at the same time, it was our aim to advance to the semis which we eventually did," he added.

"Players need to follow plan but it didn't really happen. We look forward to play the fourth final on 9th."

IANS

Source: IANS

 
Update
12

Tweets

 
 
Update
11

2 weeks ago

MS Dhoni named captain of ICC ODI Team

Nov 5 2014 2:05am CST | Source: Cricket

Dubai, Nov 5: For the 7th consecutive year, India captain MS Dhoni has been named in the ICC ODI Team. Dhoni has been chosen as the skipper of the 2014 team, which was announced by the International Cricket Counc ...
Source: Cricket   Full article at: Cricket
 

 
Update
10

2 weeks ago

Sachin has told the truth on Chappell: Muralitharan

Nov 5 2014 12:44am CST | Source: Cricket

Kolkata, Nov 5: Sri Lankan spin wizard Muttaiah Muralitharan has said there's no point creating a controversy over Sachin Tendulkar's revelation on Greg Chappell. "Tendulkar has told the truth and the experiences he went through ...
Source: Cricket   Full article at: Cricket
 

 
Update
9

2 weeks ago

BCCI will not be severe on us, says Brian Lara

Nov 5 2014 12:36am CST | Source: Cricket

London, Nov 5: Batting legend Brian Lara has backed West Indies cricket to survive the current crisis arising out of the team's abrupt withdrawal from the India tour over a pay dispute with its board and players' association, as he ...
Source: Cricket   Full article at: Cricket
 

 
Update
8

2 weeks ago

Jarnooo commented on the post, Barrichello was set for F1 comeback with Caterham

Nov 4 2014 8:17pm CST | Source: F1fanatic

The more I read about F1 giving free money to Force India/Sauber/Lotus, the less fair that sounds to me. A change to the prize money structure is great, but I’m not too keen on th ...
Source: F1fanatic   Full article at: F1fanatic
 

 
Update
6

2 weeks ago

WWE UK Network Launch Is Delayed at the Last Moment

Nov 4 2014 10:33am CST | Source: Bleacher Report

On Thursday, October 30, WWE released third-quarter results and announced several prominent changes to the WWE Network. Going forward, there would be no more six-month commitments. The company eliminated the $12.99 pricing tier. And in a bid to grow the subscriber rolls, the entire month of November, including Survivor Series, is being offered without charge to new subscribers. On the international front, the second paragraph of the press release highlighted that WWE "[continues] to dev ...
Source: Bleacher Report  Full article at: Bleacher Report
 

 
Update
5

2 weeks ago

Is this the worst shot in the history of football? Baljit Sahni (Atletico de Kolkata) v Chennaiyin FC

Nov 4 2014 8:06am CST | Source: 101 great goals

The worst shot in the history of world football may have been seen in India on Tuesday.The latest match in the Indian Super League saw Chennaiyin FC host Atletico de Kolkata, and the visitors had an early chance to threaten the home goal when they won a corner in the first half.27-year-old forward Baljit Sahni took control of the set-play as he played a short corner to a teammate, whereby he received the ball back on the edge of the Chennaiyin box with a ch ...
Source: 101 great goals   Full article at: 101 great goals
 

 
Update
4

2 weeks ago

Elections in India's capital likely in early 2015

Nov 4 2014 3:45am CST | Source: denver post

NEW DELHI (AP) — India's government on Tuesday ordered that the capital's legislative assembly be dissolved so new elections can be held. ...
Source: denver post   Full article at: denver post
 

 
Update
3

2 weeks ago

Juventus legend Del Piero insists Italian football not in crisis

Nov 3 2014 7:11pm CST | Source: Tribalfootball.com

Juventus legend Alessandro del Piero insists Italian football is not in crisis. Del Piero is currently playing in India for the Delhi Dynamos. NO, This article does not meet Newsnow guidelines ...
Source: Tribalfootball.com   Full article at: Tribalfootball.com
 

 
Update
2

2 weeks ago

Clarke frustrated after whitewash

Nov 3 2014 2:13pm CST | Source: BBC Sport

Michael Clarke says Australia's whitewash against Pakistan shows lessons have not been learned from last year's ...
Source: BBC Sport   Full article at: BBC Sport
 

 
Update
1

2 weeks ago

India air pollution 'cutting crop yields by almost half'

Nov 3 2014 2:00pm CST | Source: the guardian

Agriculture hit by both urban and rural pollution as wheat and rice yield decrease significantly, study finds Air pollution in India has become so severe that yields of crops are being cut by almost half, scientists have found.Researchers analysed yields for wheat and rice alongside pollution data, and concluded significant decreases in yield could be attributed to two air pollutants, black carbon and ground level ozone. The finding has implications for global food secu ...
Source: the guardian   Full article at: the guardian
 

 

Don't miss ...

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

Latest stories

Bayern Munich increase Bundesliga advantage
Berlin, Nov 23 (IANS) Bayern Munich extended their lead atop the Bundesliga standings with a 4-0 win over Hoffenheim as Schalke upset runner-up Wolfsburg 3-2 and Frankfurt shocked Monchengladbach with a comeback win.
 
 
Tiger Woods gets new swing coach
Miami, Nov 23 (IANS) Former World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods said that he has named Chris Como as new swing coach.
 
 
Messi sets new scoring record as Barca thrash Sevilla
Madrid, Nov 23 (IANS) Leo Messi made La Liga history when he scored a hat-trick which gave FC Barcelona a 5-1 win at home to Sevilla.
 
 
English Premier League standings
London, Nov 23 (IANS) Following are the English Premier League standings after Saturday's matches (tabulated under games played, won, drawn, lost, goals for, goals against, points), according to Xinhua.
 
 
 

Latest from the Network

Bayern Munich increase Bundesliga advantage
Berlin, Nov 23 (IANS) Bayern Munich extended their lead atop the Bundesliga standings with a 4-0 win over Hoffenheim as Schalke upset runner-up Wolfsburg 3-2 and Frankfurt shocked Monchengladbach with a comeback win....
Read more on Sport Balla
 
A8 Chip of iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Can Handle 4K Videos
The outstanding features of the A8 chip are continuing to be revealed, as the processor is found to have the capability of playing 4K videos on the new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus.According to Mac Rumors, the fact has...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
One infant dies in Pakistan hospital
Islamabad, Nov 23 (IANS) One more infant died due to lack of oxygen in an incubator and negligence of the hospital administration in Pakistan, bringing the number of such deaths to 19 in the past five days. The death...
Read more on Business Balla
 
American whiskey faces challenge in whisky-gulping India
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) For the most part Indians love things American, but when it comes to their tipple, the world's largest whisky drinkers usually go for Scotch or their very own home-made brands. Indians...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Tiny shrimps hold clue to alien life
Washington, Nov 23 (IANS) A tiny shrimp residing at one of the world's deepest undersea hydrothermal vents holds clues about what life could be like on other planets, NASA scientists report. These tiny shrimps in the...
Read more on Business Balla
 
Katy Perry hits back at Australian media
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Singer Katy Perry has called the paparazzi in Australia "perverted" and "disgusting" for following her along the beach and for asking her to pose during her visit to the country for her...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
Tiger Woods gets new swing coach
Miami, Nov 23 (IANS) Former World No.1 golfer Tiger Woods said that he has named Chris Como as new swing coach. Como is the fourth swing coach for Woods since the American turned professional in 1996, reports Xinhua...
Read more on Sport Balla
 
All's not well between Kourtney Kardashian, Scott Disick
Los Angeles, Nov 23 (IANS) Pregnant reality TV star Kourtney Kardashian has hinted at a relationship strife with partner Scott Disick by posting a cryptic message-based image on a social media platform. The 35-year-...
Read more on Celebrity Balla
 
$1 Samsung Galaxy S5 Best Buy Black Friday Deal is on Sale Now
Best Buy has released a new set of deals on Sunday 11/23 including a deal advertised in the Best Buy Black Friday 2014 Ad. The $1 Samsung Galaxy S5 Black Friday deal is now on sale at bestbuy.com.The regular price of...
Read more on Apple Balla
 
What causes discomfort among users of contact lenses
Melbourne, Nov 23 (IANS) If you are not comfortable wearing contact lenses, it could be due to degradation of the lipid layer in the eyes' natural tear film, says a study. Patients with discomfort showed degradation...
Read more on Business Balla