Herbert provides football expertise to Indian audiences

As football competitions reach their peak in the Northern Hemisphere, interest in them is generating media interest all over the world. This has provided an opportunity for RHFA founder Ricki Herbert to comment on the game to huge television audiences in India.

Maldives U-23 lose by whisker in tournament semi-final

Ricki Herbert’s Maldives U-23 side have headed home from India after failing by the narrowest of margins at the South Asian Games in India. Having reached the semi-finals of the tournament, the Maldivians lost to Nepal 4-3 in extra time and then the side were beaten in the play-off for third place at tournament, losing 7-6 on penalties to Bangladesh.

Maldives into semi-finals at international tournament

Ricki Herbert’s Maldives U-23 international team have progressed to the semi-finals of the South Asian games, despite losing their last group match 3-2 to hosts India. The Maldivians had beaten Sri Lanka 3-1 earlier in the group but India lost 1-0 to the Sri Lankans, ensuring Herbert’s team goes through to the knockout stage with the best record.

Win for Herbert’s U-23 national team

Coach Ricki Herbert and his Maldives U-23 national team are off to a flying start at the 2016 South Asian Games. In the opening round of the tournament, Maldives beat Sri Lanka 3-1 at the Indira Gandhi Athletics Stadium in Guwahati, India.

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