newsfootball4 months ago

How will you integrate a 2 cr spending football club with 40 cr, asks Praful Patel

Delving deep into the difficulties of forming a unified league, AIFF president Praful Patel has stated that I-League clubs, which spend 2 crores a year, cannot be easily integrated with ISL clubs that spend 40 crores per annum. However, he has revealed that ISL will open window after three years.
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newsfootball4 months ago

We don’t have luxury of money or government’s unstinted support, says Praful Patel

AIFF President Praful Patel has stated that the Indian football doesn’t have the luxury of money and government’s unstinted support that has stopped them from following successful blueprints of other footballing countries. Patel also shed light on the baby and mini-league at the grass root level.
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newsfootball5 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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newsfootball5 months ago

Trying to find solution and not victimize clubs, says Praful Patel

AIFF President Praful Patel has stated that he has been trying to find a solution towards unified league with promotions and regulations and not trying to jeopardize the future of the I-League clubs. Patel has also asked I-League clubs to strengthen themselves financially for future scenarios.
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newsfootball5 months 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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newsfootball5 months 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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newsfootball5 months 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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newsfootball5 months 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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newsfootball5 months ago

I-League clubs thank AIFF president Praful Patel for meeting them

The group of I-League representatives issued a word of thanks to AIFF president Praful Patel after the latter met with the concerned parties regarding the ongoing issues in Indian football. The representatives who came for the meeting asked for 24 hours to come back with a response to the AIFF.
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newsfootball5 months ago

ISL to run hand in hand with I-League next season, says Praful Patel

The AIFF president Praful Patel has stated that there are no worries for the I-League clubs as both the ISL and the I-League are going to run for another two to three years together. He has also mentioned that the AIFF will request the AFC to continue with the current status quo.
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