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Nickname(s) Blue Tigers
Association All India Football Federation (AIFF)
Confederation AFC (Asia)
Sub-confederation SAFF (South Asia)
Head coach Vacant
Captain Pronay Halder
Most caps Sunil Chhetri (107)
Top scorer Sunil Chhetri (67)
Home stadium Various
FIFA code IND
First colours
Second colours
FIFA ranking
Current 103 Decrease 6 (7 February 2019)
Highest 94 (February 1996)
Lowest 173 (March 2015)
Elo ranking
Current 150 Increase 19 (3 March 2019)
Highest 30 (March 1952)
Lowest 186 (September 2015)
First international
Pre-independence:
 Australia 5–3 India 
(Sydney, Australia; 3 September 1938)
Post-independence:
 India 1–2 France 
(London, England; 31 July 1948)
Biggest win
 Australia 1–7 India 
(Sydney, Australia; 12 December 1956)
 India 6–0 Cambodia 
(New Delhi, India; 17 August 2007)
Biggest defeat
 Yugoslavia 10–1 India 
(Helsinki, Finland; 15 July 1952)
Summer Olympics
Appearances 4 (first in 1948)
Best result 4th place, 1956
Asian Cup
Appearances 4 (first in 1964)
Best result Runners-up, 1964

India national football team is the national football team of India. It has won the AFC challenge Cup in 2008 and ranks 150 in FIFA ranking (2014). The team is managed by Wim Koevermans. They have been runners up of Asian Nations Cup (1964). Their best result is to feature in the fourth olympic football tournament's finals in 1956.

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