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newsfootball2 days ago

FIFA bans AIFF | What does it mean for the U-17 Women’s World Cup?

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) had been suspended by the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) "immediately owing to excessive interference from other parties." The holding of the U-17 Women's World Cup in October has been jeopardized as a result of the circumstance.
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newsfootball2 days ago

FIFA bans AIFF, Says India can't host U-17 Women’s World Cup

In an unfortunate turn of events, FIFA has finally banned the All India Football Federation with"immediate effect due to undue influence from third parties". This will clearly have an impact on the Women's U-17 World Cup that India is scheduled to host later this year if the ban is not lifted.
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newsfootball3 days ago

ISL 2022-23 | Sandesh Jhingan rejoins Bengaluru FC, Jameshedpur FC extend Daniel Chima's contract

Jamshedpur FC have signed a two-year extension with Nigerian forward Daniel Chima Chukwu for the upcoming Hero ISL season, the club announced the signing via their social media handles on Sunday. The 31-year-old played a massive role in securing the League Winner Shield as he scored seven goals.
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newsfootball6 days ago

Last year’s Durand Cup was one of my most memorable times as a footballer, says FC Goa’s Muhammed Nemil

FC Goa won the hearts of fans last year with their stellar performances in the Durand Cup. Braving the odds, the Gaurs wrapped up their Durand Cup 2021 campaign unbeaten and lifted the trophy for the first time in their history - becoming the first ever ISL side to do so, in history.
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newsfootball6 days ago

ISL 2022-23 | NorthEast United FC appoint Israel’s Marco Balbul as new head coach

NorthEast United FC have appointed former Maccabi Haifa manager Marco Balbul as the club’s new head coach, the club announced on Thursday. Balbul will replace Khalid Jamil at the helm who left at the end of the last Hero Indian Super League (ISL) campaign, for the upcoming season.
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newsfootball8 days ago

Sunil Chhetri wins AIFF men's footballer of the year for record seventh time

Sunil Chhetri, the captain of the Indian football team, received the AIFF Men's Footballer of the Year award on Tuesday, while Manisha Kalyan received the honour of Women's Footballer of the Year. Chhetri had previously received the honour in 2007, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017, and 2018–19.
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newsfootball21 days ago

Next Gen Cup 2022 | Bengaluru FC go down against Leicester City, Kerala Blasters FC lose to Tottenham

Bengaluru FC and Kerala Blasters FC’s reserve teams suffered major defeats against Premier League opponents in the semi-finals of the Next Generation Cup in the United Kingdom on Wednesday and the two Indian sides will now fight for third place in their respective pools on Saturday.
Press Release
newsfootballa month ago

ISL 2022-23 | Chennaiyin FC sign midfielder Julius Duker, Hyderabad FC get full-back Manoj Mohammad

Hero Indian Super League (ISL) club Chennaiyin FC have secured the services of German midfielder Julius Duker to wrap up their foreign roster for the upcoming season. The 26-year-old is Chennaiyin’s second foreign midfielder after Rafael Crivellaro, who has been part of the team since 2019.
Press Release
newsfootballa month ago

ATK Mohun Bagan to compete in interzone semifinals in the AFC Cup

The AFC Cup inter-zone semifinal between Kolkata's ATK Mohun Bagan and another team will take place on September 7 at Salt Lake Stadium, the club said on Thursday. The Asian zone champions, who could be from Vietnam, Malaysia, or Indonesia, will square off against the Indian club.
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newsfootballa month ago

CoA sends FIFA the final draft of the AIFF Constitution

According to reports, the CoA, which is now in charge of overseeing the sport in the nation, on Wednesday forwarded the AIFF final draft of the constitution to FIFA. The procedure was carried out in accordance with the severe time constraints established by the FIFA-AFC delegation.
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