AIFF appoints Lee Alan Johnson as U-19 football team's coach
AIFF appoints Lee Alan Johnson as U-19 football team's coach

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has hired the services of Britisher Lee Alan Johnson as the coach of its Under-19 team.

Barcelona's youth team to play in India
Barcelona's youth team to play in India

India could soon experience the beauty of Spanish football from close quarters with Catalan giants Barcelona's youth team participating as special invitee at the BRICS U-17 Football Cup, to be held here in April 2016.

AIFF bosses congratulate I-League U-19 winners, Aizawl FC
AIFF bosses congratulate I-League U-19 winners, Aizawl FC

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel and Secretary Kushal Das on Thursday congratulated AIFF Elite Academy for winning the U-19 I-league and Aizawl FC for qualifying for the I-League.

AIFF prez Praful Patel elected as AFC vice president
AIFF prez Praful Patel elected as AFC vice president

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel was on Thursday elected unopposed as Asian Football Confederation's vice president of the SAFF region at the AFC Congress held in Bahrain.

India U-14 girls' football team returns safely from earthquake-hit Nepal
India U-14 girls' football team returns safely from earthquake-hit Nepal

Finally, the Indian players of the under-14 girls football team arrived at Delhi Airport on Sunday evening from earthquake-affected Nepal capital Kathmandu.

India's U-14 girls team stuck in Nepal due to earthquake
India's U-14 girls team stuck in Nepal due to earthquake

Eighteen members of India's Under-14 girls football team find themselves stuck in Nepal following a massive earthquake, amid anxious wait that the rescue team sent from their home country will fly them out of the devastated Himalayan nation.

Coach Nicolai Adam plans four exposure trips before 2017 U-17 football WC
Coach Nicolai Adam plans four exposure trips before 2017 U-17 football WC

 Newly appointed German coach Nicolai Adam on Thursday said that he plans at least four foreign exposure trips for the football team as part of preparations for the 2017 Under-17 FIFA World Cup, to he hosted by the country.

AIFF collaborates with German Football Association
AIFF collaborates with German Football Association

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) today signed a partnership with German Football Association (DFB) for a at technical collaboration which would lay emphasis on Coach Education, Grassroots Programme and Youth Development.

Shanmugam Venkatesh's short stint as assistant football coach to end
Shanmugam Venkatesh's short stint as assistant football coach to end

Former India captain Shanmugam Venkatesh's short stint as assistant coach of the national football team is set to end abruptly and he will be replaced by Englishman Lee Johnson from next month.

Mumbai FC eager to get back to winning ways
Mumbai FC eager to get back to winning ways

After a fighting draw against defending champions Bengaluru FC away from home, Mumbai FC would be eager to reclaim the Cooperage ground here as their fortress when they face Dempo SC in their next I-League football match, here on Saturday.

AIFW: 25 designers to mark 25th finale
AIFW: 25 designers to mark 25th finale

The grand finale of the forthcoming Amazon India Fashion Week (AIFW) -- the 25th edition of the FDCI fashion gala -- will be truly grand with 25 designers coming together to present signature pieces celebrating India's rich handicraft tapestry.

Kerala Blasters unveil football development plans for state
Kerala Blasters unveil football development plans for state

Enthused by the "whole hearted" support given by Malayalee football fans in the first season of the Indian Super League, Kerala Blasters FC on Saturday unveiled its plans for football development in the state.

AIFF launches I-League mobile app
AIFF launches I-League mobile app

 In an attempt to attract the youth, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Friday unveiled its I-league app here.

Guwahati FC to set up int football academy
Guwahati FC to set up int football academy

Newly formed Guwahati FC has tied up with Delhi-based Anglian Management Group and Brazil's Clube Atletico Paranaense to set up the first international football Academy in North-East India.

Indian women ready for Olympic football qualifiers
Indian women ready for Olympic football qualifiers

Indian women football team coach Sajid Dar on Monday expressed confidence ahead of the match against Sri Lanka in Olympic Qualifiers Round 1, saying the players have got enough time to prepare themselves.

AIFF official criticises Santosh Trophy fixture
AIFF official criticises Santosh Trophy fixture

In a strange departure from the norm, the last two group A and B matches of the ongoing Santosh Trophy football tournament at Ludhiana and Jalandhar will be played on two different days, leaving the door open for manipulation and "foul play".

ISL has helped immensely to improve infrastructure: AIFF
ISL has helped immensely to improve infrastructure: AIFF

AIFF general secretary, Kushal Das on Thursday said that the inaugural edition of the Indian Super League (ISL) contributed immensely in 'developing the infrastructure' for football in the country.

I-League: Kolkata derby between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal postponed to Feb 17
I-League: Kolkata derby between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal postponed to Feb 17

The Kolkata derby match of the I-League between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal has been rescheduled to February 17 from the earlier February 11 date.

Nicolai Adam appointed as head coach for U-17 football team
Nicolai Adam appointed as head coach for U-17 football team

All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Thursday appointed Nicolai Adam as head coach of the Indian U-17 national team for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

AIFF academy blank Sporting Clube de Goa 6-0 in U-19 I-League
AIFF academy blank Sporting Clube de Goa 6-0 in U-19 I-League

The AIFF Elite Academy blanked Sporting Clube de Goa 6-0 in an U-19 I-League football match at the Don Bosco ground, here on Wednesday.