AIFF Special Technical Committee discusses World Cup plans

Keeping an eye on Indian National Team`s preparation for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, All India Football Federation`s Special Technical Committee met in Bangalore Saturday.

AIFF launches academy certification programme

All India Football Federation (AIFF) Thursday launched the `AIFF Academy Certification` which aims to set a standard of youth development in the country through a certification model.

AIFF extends contracts for Koevermans, Baan

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) Wednesday extended the contracts for India’s national coach Wim Koevermans and technical director Robert Baan by another year.

`Associations have to take responsibility in scouting talent`

India`s Youth Development Head Coach, Colm Toal feels it is very difficult to scout talent in a vast country like India but said State Associations have to take responsibilty in spotting grass-root talents in their respective states.

`India have bright chance to qualify for Asian Cup main round`

Impressed with the U-22 national trials for next year`s Asian Cup (qualifiers), AIFF technical director Robert Baan today said despite being in a tough group, India have a good chance to qualify for the main round.