India has a veritable ... In 1950, 3 years after independence India had qualified for the FIFA World Cup. However, they never made it to Brazil, despite the AIFF being invited. Here's what happened.
1950 FIFA World Cup Qualification Tournament details Teams 34 (from 3 confederations) Tournament statistics Matches played 26 Goals ...
Population: 61 million Area: 301,318 sq km Capital: Rome Currency: Euro Federation: Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio (FIGC) created in 1898, affiliated to FIFA in 1905 Registered play
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