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newsfootball3 months ago

Praful Patel writes to FIFA President Gianni Infantino requesting not to ban India

Praful Patel, who was dismissed as president of the AIFF by the Supreme Court, asked FIFA President Gianni Infantino not to put a ban on the country after the sports organization was placed under a Committee of Administrators. The SC established a three-member CoA to manage the AIFF.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

AIFF to organise online refresher course for AFC Futsal Level 1 certified coaches

The All India Football Federation (AIFF), in an attempt to establish futsal in the country, is set to organise an online refresher course for coaches with an AFC Futsal Level 1 Certificate, over a four-session course. The Premier Futsal League in India was stopped after two seasons in 2016 and 2017.
Press Release
newsfootballa year ago

Igor Stimac get contract extension, set to stay till September 2021

Indian national team head coach Igor Stimac has been given a contract extension by the AIFF, with the Croat set to stay till September 2021. The AIFF (All India Football Federation) technical committee also appointed Savio Madeira as the interim technical director in place of outgoing Isac Doru.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

AFC congratulates AIFF for successful organisation of Champions League matches

AFC general secretary Dato Windsor congratulated the AIFF (All India Football Federation) and the LOC (Local Organising Committee) for the successful organisation of 2021 AFC Champions League group stage matches. FC Goa finished as the third-placed team in Group E, with three points from six games.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

AIFF postpones IWF play-offs owing to surge in Covid-19 cases

The play-off matches of the IWL (Indian Women’s League) have been postponed owing to a surge in the Covid-19 cases in Delhi, as announced by the AIFF. The play-offs were supposed to kick-start in April in Delhi, which is one of the worst affected areas in the second wave of Covid-19.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

Ahmedabad, Navi Mumbai and Bhubaneswar shortlisted as venues for 2022 AFC Women's Asian Cup

Three cities – Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, and Navi Mumbai - have been shortlisted as the venues for the upcoming 2022 AFC Women’s Asian Cup. Surprisingly, football hubs like Kolkata, Goa, Kerala, and Guwahati have been overlooked for the mega-event that is set to kick-off on January 20, next year.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

Youngsters will get multiple opportunities to proves themselves, asserts Igor Stimac

Indian national team coach Igor Stimac has asserted that the youngsters in the team will not be expelled for committing one or mistakes, rather they will get ample opportunities to prove themselves. The Blue Tigers will face Oman and UAE on March 25 and March 29 respectively, in Dubai.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

Reports | Eurosport to telecast India's matches against Oman and UAE

India’s upcoming international friendlies between Oman and UAE will be telecasted on Eurosport as per the latest reports. The Igor Stimac-coached side will be up against Oman on March 25, following it up with a match against UAE on March 29, with both the matches to be played in Dubai.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

We are very confident of broadcasting the matches in Dubai, informs Kushal Das

The AIFF has stated that they are confident of broadcasting the international friendlies that India are set to play against Oman and UAE later this month. Star Sports has already informed on social-media that they don't have rights to broadcast the matches, both of which are to be played in Dubai.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa year ago

Igor Stimac names list of probables for International Friendlies against Oman and UAE

Indian football team coach Igor Stimac has announced the 35-member list for the upcoming friendly matches against the UAE and Oman, later this month. The Blue Tigers will lock horns with the two Asian countries in Dubai, on March 25 and March 29, after a preparatory camp from March 15 onwards.
Press Release