newsfootball11 days ago

AIFF start conducting CRS workshops from Goa

The All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) is conducting Central Registration System (CRS) Workshops for football clubs across the country and has started with Goa. After numerous age-fraud cases all across the country mushroomed over the last few months, documentation was a necessary step.
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newsfootball11 days ago

Praful Patel heaps praise on India women’s football team ahead of AFC Asian Cup

AIFF president Praful Patel lavishes praise on India women’s football team as he claims that the entire nation is proud of their performance over the first six months of the ongoing season. AIFF Director Abhishek Yadav added the government will surely back the women’s team at the AFC Asian Cup.
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newsfootball12 days ago

AIFF send formal request to allot AFC Champions League slot to ISL winners

All India Football Federation (AIFF) have handed in a formal request to the Asian Football Confederation requesting it to allot an AFC Champions League spot to the ISL champion. Until now, the winner of India’s top competition I-League earned an AFC Champions League qualification spot.
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newsfootball12 days ago

AIFF Awards 2018-19 | Sunil Chhetri, Ashalata Devi bag top honours

Sunil Chhetri and Ashalata Devi have been bestowed with the prestigious ‘Footballer of the year’ prize after the AIFF announced the awards for the 2018-19 season after a meeting on Tuesday. Kerala Blasters’ youngster Sahal Abdul Samad was awarded the 'Emerging Player of the year' award.
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newsfootball12 days ago

Time to overhaul faulty club football system, says Igor Stimac

Indian football coach Igor Stimac has accused India’s club football system of not helping its players at a time when AIFF is in a full-on war with I-League clubs, trying to demote them into second-tier. He also stated that the team would suffer until the new system is adopted by players properly.
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newsfootball12 days ago

Six I-League clubs turn to PM Narendra Modi for help, request enquiry commission against AIFF

In a bold move by the I-League clubs, as many as six of them have knocked on the doors of Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking help and asking for an enquiry commission against AIFF. This happened when differences weren’t solved despite the much-awaited meeting between the clubs and Praful Patel.
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newsfootball14 days ago

I will not make promises, says Igor Stimac

Indian football coach Igor Stimac has stated that he is hoping to be a good surprise for the Indian fans but he would not like to make any promises as of now. The former Croatia coach also asked AIFF, ISL, and I-League to leave aside differences to work towards Indian football’s development.
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newsfootball15 days ago

Biggest challenge for everyone is to keep egos down, says Bhaichung Bhutia

Bhaichung Bhutia has asked all the stakeholders of Indian football to keep their egos down in order to pave a better way for Indian football with all the turmoil going on at the moment. He also stated that Mohun Bagan and East Bengal’s inclusion with ISL will be a huge boost for the clubs’ history.
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newsfootball16 days ago

I-League clubs propose a 10-point roadmap to AIFF to consider

After the meeting between I-League clubs and AIFF President Praful Patel, the clubs came together to chalk out a future road map for Indian football and has come up with as many as ten points. A tripartite agreement, kickoff timings for I-League matches, HD telecasting are some of the proposals.
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newsfootball16 days ago

I-League clubs accept most AIFF demands but want ACL spot

After the much-awaited meeting between Praful Patel and the I-League clubs came to an amicable end, the clubs have accepted most of AIFF’s proposal but won’t be compromising on the ACL spot. Minerva Punjab owner Ranjit Bajaj has stated that I-League clubs’ sole demand is justified.
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