AFC sets up panel for Indian football
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Last Updated: Saturday, April 03, 2010, 00:27
New Delhi: In a bid to take Indian football to new heights, Asian Football Confederation has set up a panel 'Ad Hoc Committee for Indian Professional Football' with AFC chief Mohamed bin Hammam as chairman and AIFF president Praful Patel as vice-chairman.

The formation of the new body was approved by the AFC Executive Committee meeting on March 26 in Kuala Lumpur.

The other members of the committee are: Manilal Fernando (AFC vice-president), Pronab Das Gupta (East Bengal president), Alan Durante (Mahindra United president), Larsing Sawyan (secretary and owner of Shillong Lajong), Joaquim Alemao (Churchill Brothers president), Alberto Colaco (AIFF General Secretary and chairman of I-League Committee), Thierry Regenass (Director of Member Associations and Development Division of FIFA) and Michelle Chai (AFC Vision Asia Department Director), an AFC release said.

The first meeting is scheduled for April 24, in Doha, Qatar, one day after the 2011 AFC Asian Cup Finals draw ceremony.


First Published: Saturday, April 03, 2010, 00:27

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