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What Manolo Marquez's appointment means for the Indian football team What Manolo Marquez's appointment means for the Indian football team

After the departure of Igor Stimac, and the retirement of Sunil Chhetri, Marquez's appointment represents a new era for the Indian football team.

Manolo Marquez appointed Indian men's football team head coach Manolo Marquez appointed Indian men's football team head coach

Marquez will also remain the head coach of FC Goa through the 2024-25 season

AIFF accuses Stimac of unprofessional demands, says contract done by ex gen. sec AIFF accuses Stimac of unprofessional demands, says contract done by ex gen. sec

The AIFF accused former coach Igor Stimac of making comments 'apparently with the sole intent of maligning the AIFF and showing its personnel in poor light'

Ex-India coach Igor Stimac: 'Your football is imprisoned' Ex-India coach Igor Stimac: 'Your football is imprisoned'

Speaking for the first time after his sacking, former India coach Stimac went in two-footed on the federation and the bosses within.

FIFA rankings: India down to 124 in the world, 22 in Asia FIFA rankings: India down to 124 in the world, 22 in Asia

India started their 2026 FIFA World Cup qualifying campaign with one win and one loss.

Manolo, Vukomanovic, Westwood: Who should AIFF replace Igor Stimac with? Manolo, Vukomanovic, Westwood: Who should AIFF replace Igor Stimac with?

From pure fantasy to more realistic options, ESPN looks at who the AIFF could appoint to replace Igor Stimac

Four titles and more rants: The highs and lows of Igor Stimac's reign as India coach Four titles and more rants: The highs and lows of Igor Stimac's reign as India coach

It's been an eventful five years with Igor Stimac at the helm, to say the least.

Why Stimac had to go: He took India from point A to... Point A Why Stimac had to go: He took India from point A to... Point A

Five years after appointment, Stimac leaves with a legacy that will forever be associated with his final year in charge.

AIFF sacks coach Igor Stimac after exit from FIFA World Cup Qualifiers AIFF sacks coach Igor Stimac after exit from FIFA World Cup Qualifiers

The AIFF has terminated coach Igor Stimac's contract after the team's poor showing at the FIFA World Cup Qualifiers.

5 years of Igor Stimac: Does he deserve more time? 5 years of Igor Stimac: Does he deserve more time?

The end of India's 3rd round dreams have raised again the questions surrounding head coach Igor Stimac's future.

WCQ - AFC Standings

# TEAM GP GD PTS
1 Iran 0 0 0
2 Qatar 0 0 0
3 Uzbekistan 0 0 0
4 United Arab Emira.. 0 0 0
5 Kyrgyz Republic 0 0 0
6 North Korea 0 0 0
Full Standings

Team Leaders

Top Scorers

# Player Goals M A
Lallianzuala C.. 1 6 1
Manvir Singh 1 5 0
Rahul Bheke 0 6 0

Top Assists

# Player Assists M G
Lallianzuala C.. 1 6 1
Rahul Bheke 0 6 0
Gurpreet Singh.. 0 5 0