newsfootball4 days ago

I-League 2019-20 | AIFF signs three-year contract with DSport broadcast matches

After much delay and debates, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) have finally found a broadcaster to show the I-League matches in Lex Sportel Vision Pvt. Ltd’s D Sport, who signed a three-year deal. The 13th edition of India's the now second-division football league starts on November 30.
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newsfootball15 days ago

Kiren Rijiju announces launch of women’s football league in India

Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju said on Saturday, the government will launch a football league for women next month, creating one of the most extensive football programmes in the country, aiming to take the sport to the masses. India will be hosting the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup.
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newsfootball17 days ago

AIFF pens down Memorandum of Understanding with German Football Association

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the German Football Association, DFB, on Friday. General Secretary of the respective associations, Kushal Das (AIFF) and Friedrich Curtius (DFB), signed the document to formalise the relationship between the two.
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newsfootball17 days ago

Indian football has progressed a lot and everybody has played their part, believes Robin Singh

Indian football has achieved new highs in the last few years and striker Robin Singh believes everyone from former coach Stephen Constantine to domestic leagues such as ISL and I-league has played important roles. Robin stated that Igor Stimac’s football will gradually bring in results for the team.
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newsfootball22 days ago

AIFF announce 2019-20 Santosh Trophy schedule

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) announced the schedule for the 2020 season of the Santosh Trophy on Friday after the draw was held in Dwarka, New Delhi. Delhi will play the winners of Group A in the South Zone Qualifiers, while Services locks horns with Jharkhand on day one (January 10).
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newsfootball23 days ago

AFC recognises ISL as India’s top league, approves AIFF’s roadmap

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on Saturday recognised the Indian Super League (ISL) as the country’s premier competition during a meeting in Vietnam. The All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) proposed roadmap for the country’s sport was also approved by the AFC’s executive committee.
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newsfootball23 days ago

AIFF forced to delay Hero I-League over broadcaster confirmation

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has been forced to delay the start of the 2019-20 season of the Hero I-League due to lack of clarity over the broadcaster. The League Committee gathered, chaired by Chairman Subrata Dutta, on Friday to postpone the kick-off till at least November 30.
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newsfootballa month ago

Reports | Mohun Bagan, East Bengal to become ISL clubs next

As per reports from Goal, I-League giants East Bengal and Mohun Bagan would be the first clubs from the I-League to get into the country’s top-tier and would be the next entrants into the league. However, the Kolkata giants would need to work extremely hard to meet FSDL standards to do the same.
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newsfootballa month ago

Reports | ISL to have promotion-relegation from 2023-24 season

After innumerable debates and protests, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has finally stated that the Indian Super League would be open to promotion and relegation from the 2023-24 season. The period in between has been made to let I-League and other clubs make necessary upgrades.
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newsfootballa month ago

All doubts will be cleared on October 14, informs Kushal Das

AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das has revealed that all confusion related to the Indian Super League and I-League clubs’ spot in the Asian Football Confederation would be answered on October 14. He has invited I-League and ISL clubs to Kuala Lumpur to unveil the roadmap for Indian football.
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