AIFF XI renamed as Indian Arrows

I-League debutants AIFF XI have been renamed as Indian Arrows, according to a release issued by the All India Football Federation.

Last Updated: Jan 25, 2011, 19:38 PM IST

New Delhi: I-League debutants AIFF XI have been renamed as Indian Arrows, according to a release issued by the All India Football Federation.

The decision was arrived into after consultation with the AIFF executive committee members.

The change in name will be effective from the February 1, 2011.
Coached by Englishman Desmond Bulpin, the team, made up of teens and a little beyond, is now placed 10th on the table with 10 points from 11 matches.

The Delhi-based outfit has won two matches, lost five and drew four so far.
"The Indian Arrows signify swift, precise and bang on target. The name also signifies that the team believes in a single minded approach of winning when let on to the field with a target of qualifying for the FIFA World Cup, 2018," the AIFF statement read.

PTI