newsfootballa month ago

We need to create a competitive environment amongst youngsters, says AIFF technical director

AIFF technical director Isac Doru claims that the need to develop competitive character amongst Indian youngsters to be the driving force behind AIFF's venture - Baby Leagues. J&K Development Officer Bilal Punjabi spoke about the changes being brought about by these leagues under social conflict.
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newsfootballa month ago

Co-operating with AIFF only solution, FIFA tells I-League clubs

FIFA has asked the I-League clubs to co-operate with the All Indian Football Federation (AIFF) stating that their issues are complex and can only be solved through “prudent and measured approach”. AIFF general secretary Kushal Das has welcomed FIFA’s decision explaining why that’s only solution.
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newsfootball2 months ago

Many things in FIFA-AFC report cannot be implemented now, says AIFF

AIFF general secretary Kushal Das has commented that many things in the tentative roadmap on the Indian football league structure are ‘not feasible’ to be implemented right away. This comes a day after the world body, FIFA, had written to the AIFF seeking an update on the situation.
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newsfootball2 months ago

FIFA sends letter to AIFF, seeks update on league structure

The world body of football sent a letter to the All India Football Federation seeking an answer to the tumultuous condition and uncertainty surrounding the future of India’s top tier league. This happened after the I-League clubs sent a letter to FIFA asking for help and speeding up of the process.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Report : Praful Patel to meet infuriated I-League clubs on July 2 or 3

After months of protests and agitation concerning the future of I-League, AIFF President Praful Patel is reportedly meeting the I-League clubs on July 2 or 3 to discuss the road map ahead. Previously, the FIFA Council member had promised to meet the clubs on April 14 but nothing materialized.
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newsfootball3 months ago

AIFF postpone executive committee meeting until July 9

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has reportedly postponed the future of I-League by pushing back the July 3 executive meeting by six days to July 9. However, the continuing cash crunch meant AIFF is yet to pay I-League runners-up East Bengal, Real Kashmir, and Indian Arrows players.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Chennai City FC finally get prize money three months after winning I-League

The All India Football Federation has finally cleared the one crore prize money of Chennai City FC on Thursday three months after they had won it. This occurred on the same day when reports emerged of the AIFF struggling financially with IMG-Reliance delaying in clearing the first installment.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Chennai City FC asks for an invitation from AIFF in Executive Committee meeting

Amidst the turmoil between the AIFF and I-League clubs, defending I-League champions Chennai City FC have proposed for an invitation to AIFF for the executive committee meeting which would be held on July 3. A decision over India’s top-tier football league would be taken in the meeting.
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newsfootball3 months ago

IMG-Reliance is our commercial partner and has a say in a few things, clarifies Kushal Das

After all the allegations of the AIFF acting as per the directions of IMG-Reliance, Kushal Das has brushed aside those and said that they have a say in a few things as the commercial partners. The AIFF general secretary has clarified his association with IMG before joining AIFF in 2010.
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newsfootball3 months ago

Ranjit Bajaj accuses Kushal Das for latter’s “conflict of interest” in Master Rights Agreement signing

Minerva Punjab owner has accused Kushal Das for the latter’s “conflict of interest” while the Master Rights Agreement was signed between the All India Football Federation and IMG Reliance Pvt. Limited in 2010. Bajaj has mentioned that Das was an IMG Reliance employee days before joining the AIFF.
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