Preparation for AIFF's Platinum Jubilee Nehru Cup suffered a jolt when the venue was shifted from Jaypee Greens Atlantis, Greater Noida to Bangalore Football Stadium owing to incessant rains across the region. The camp started in Bangalore from Friday, August 3, 2012.
Read a brief camp report and enjoy the camp pictures from here...
gcsstars.com met Coach Wilhelmus ‘Wim’ Jacobus Koevermans on a day when India’s FIFA ranking hit a new low of 168, and India was the ranked lowest among other participating teams - Cameroon (59), Syria (147), Maldives (161), Nepal (162), India (168)
Definitely, task cut out, coach!
Team went back to its base in Delhi for a final round-up.
|The Indian players train at the Jaypee Greens|
|The Indian National Team during a practice session|
|Wim Koevermans makes a point to his team during the morning practice session at the Jaypee Greens|
|Wim Koevermans makes a point during a practice session|
|Slice of action from team India's practice session|
|Sunil Chhetri and Wim Koevermans at a pre-tournament press conference|
22 Aug, 2012: India 2 Vs Syria 1
|Francisco Fernandes gets past Syria's Alaa Alshbbli|
|Subrata Pal thwarts a Syrian attack during India's first match in the Nehru Cup|
|Mehtab Hosain intercepts against Syria|
25 Aug, 2012: India 3 Vs Maldives 0 - Maul past Maldives
|Syed Rahim Nabi heads in India's first goal against Maldives in the Nehru Cup|
|Sunil Chhetri is being congratulated by his teammates after puttin India in the lead|
|Syed Rahim nabi is being congratulated by his teammates after scoring India's second goal|
28 Aug, 2012: India 0 Vs Nepal 0
|Robin Singh in action against Nepal|
|Lenny Rodrigues runs past the Nepal defence|
|Mehtab Hossain initiates an Indian attack against Nepal|
Match 431 Aug, 2012: India 0 Vs Cameroon 1
|Clifford Miranda and Jewel Raja initiate an Indian attack against Cameroon|
|Syed Rahim Nabi breaks through the Cameroon defence|
Final2 Sep, 2012: India 2 (5) Vs Cameroon 2 (4)
|Starting lineup against Cameroon Nehru Cup Final|
|Gouramangi Singh puts India in the lead against Cameroon|
|Champions Nehru Cup 2012|
|Team Celebration with Coach|
|Entire team including support staff with Nehru Cup|