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.

U-17 WC tournament and project director take up reins
U-17 WC tournament and project director take up reins

 With the FIFA U-17 World Cup on the horizon, the local organising committee-appointed Javier Ceppi, tournament director and Joy Bhattacharjya, as the project director took up the reins from today and both will be based at the capital's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.

ISL will benefit Indian Football: Pedro Pauleta
ISL will benefit Indian Football: Pedro Pauleta

 Portuguese Footballer Pedro Miguel Pauleta feels tournaments like Indian Super League (ISL), which involves international players, will benefit the current crop of Indian Football players and will also boost the younger generations to take up the sport.

AIFF to start U-15 I-League to select 2017 U-17 WC squad

In their bid to prepare a competitive India U-17 squad that will play in the FIFA U-17 World Cup in three years from now, the AIFF is mulling on starting an U-15 I League in order to tap the best talent for the big ticket tournament.

AIFF amends its constitution in line with Sports Code

All India Football Federation (AIFF) today amended its constitution to bring the age and tenure rule in line with the Sports Code in a Special General Body Meeting here.

Tough for Kolkata, Mumbai to meet Under-17 World Cup standards: AIFF

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel Monday dropped hints that Kolkata and Mumbai may lose out on hosting 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup matches if infrastructure is not upgraded immediately to meet international standards.

U-17 World Cup: FIFA wants to educate AIFF

FIFA is keen on educating the AIFF officials on the nitty-gritty associated with organising big international football events.