Gurpreet Singh Sandhu Interview: India's No. 1 Kicks-off the New Season (420 Grams S-2, Ep.5)
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu captained the Indian men's football team, and kept a clean sheet, against Qatar in their FIFA World Cup qualifier on September 10, 2019. Now 27, the goalkeeper has been part of the senior national setup for close to a decade. In this interview, with Newsclick's Siddhanth Aney, Sandhu talks at length about what has changed in the sport over the years and what makes the current Indian side feel like they can go out and get results even against some of the top sides in Asia. He sheds light on the new coaching staff led by Igor Stimac, the next generation of players and highlights some of the structural problems still plaguing the football in India.
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