WIFA felicitates President Praful Patel
WIFA felicitates President Praful Patel

 The Western India Football Association (WIFA) on Sunday honoured and felicitated its president Praful Patel on being inducted as the Vice-President of the Asian Football Confederation at the Cooperage football ground.

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.

Pakistan accept terms to elect Indian rival
Pakistan accept terms to elect Indian rival

What price the position of Asian Football Confederation vice president? For Praful Patel, it meant ensuring more fixtures and playing opportunities for arch-rivals Pakistan.

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.

Goa NCP rebels against appointment of 'unknown' state unit president

 Top office bearers of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Goa on Monday claimed they "did not know" their newly-appointed state president Suhas Volvoikar, and accused the party's high command of foisting a leader unknown to the state leadership.

India set to host AFC Awards night in November: AIFF
India set to host AFC Awards night in November: AIFF

India is set to host the star-studded Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Awards function for the first time in November, according to the president of the national body of the game.

NCP can be an alternative to BJP: Praful Patel

Senior NCP leader Praful Patel on Saturday said his party has disassociated itself from its erstwhile alliance partner Congress and can be an alternative to the BJP which has failed to deliver on its promises.

Praful Patel wants ISL to be ''tournament for South Asian region''
Praful Patel wants ISL to be ''tournament for South Asian region''

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel today made a pitch for making Indian Super League a "tournament for South Asian region" with the participation of more players from SAARC countries.

Hindu right-wing outfits creating trouble for NDA govt: Praful Patel

NCP leader Praful Patel on Sunday said that right-wing organisations, including VHP and RSS, were creating trouble for the Narendra Modi government through their "religious programmes".

West Bengal govt to felicitate ISL winners ATK
West Bengal govt to felicitate ISL winners ATK

West Bengal government will felicitate Atletico De Kolkata (ATK) team for winning the first edition of Indian Super League football, state chief minister Mamata Banerjee said.

We are bidding for Club World Cup: AIFF president
We are bidding for Club World Cup: AIFF president

India has not yet given up on its plans to host a Club World Cup in the near future, according to AIFF president Praful Patel, who asserted that the country's football scene would soon develop "qualitatively and quantitatively".

We must at least become the champions of Asia: Praful Patel
We must at least become the champions of Asia: Praful Patel

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel on Wednesday said the focus is now on helping the country improve its world rankings and win at least the Asian Championship.

AFC president Shaikh Slaman inaugurates refurbished Cooperage
AFC president Shaikh Slaman inaugurates refurbished Cooperage

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa today inaugurated the refurbished Cooperage Stadium here and said hosting the U-17 World Cup in 2017 will boost the development of sport in the country.

ISL has brought lot of enthusiasm to football in India: AIFF
ISL has brought lot of enthusiasm to football in India: AIFF

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel is delighted with the response the ongoing Indian Super League has got so far and said the tournament has brought lot of enthusiasm to the beautiful game in the country.

Goa NCP not happy with support to BJP in Maharashtra

Goa NCP president Nilkanth Halarnkar is "not happy" with the "unconditional outside support" offered by his party to the BJP in Maharashtra after it emerged as the single largest party in the just-concluded Assembly Election.

Ready to extend outside support to BJP: NCP

The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) on Sunday announced that it was ready to extend outside support to the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) for forming government in Maharashtra.

NCP says it will play crucial role, BJP says no truck with it

 NCP leader Praful Patel on Thursday said that his party would play a crucial role in the formation of the next government in Maharashtra, while BJP, touted to emerge as the single largest party, said it would never join hands with the Sharad Pawar-led party.

HPCA keen to host Indian Super League matches in Dharmasala
HPCA keen to host Indian Super League matches in Dharmasala

Dharamsala, a picturesque international cricket venue, could soon be the next destination for football's Indian Super League (ISL), if Himachal Pradesh Cricket Association (HPCA) president Anurag Thakur has his way.

NCP splits with Congress after 15 years, to fight Maharashtra polls alone
NCP splits with Congress after 15 years, to fight Maharashtra polls alone

After days of uncertainty, the NCP on Thursday called off its 15-year-old alliance with the grand old Congress party in the poll-bound Maharashtra.

Maharashtra polls: NCP core committee holds meeting

Even as the stalemate continues over seat sharing with its alliance partner Congress ahead of Maharashtra Assembly polls, the Sharad Pawar-led NCP's core committee met on Wednesday morning to discuss its future course of action.