AIFF, clubs form two committees to raise I-League profile
AIFF, clubs form two committees to raise I-League profile

With an aim to build a hype around the I-League, the participating clubs and All India Football Federation today decided to form two committees to look after the marketing and technical aspects of tournament.

'Government concerned about football's decline in country'
'Government concerned about football's decline in country'

 Sports minister Sarbananda Sonowal on Wednesday said the Indian government is concerned at the "dismal" condition of the game of football in the country and is making "persistent efforts" to promote it.

SAFF Championships to be held in Thiruvananthapurm in December
SAFF Championships to be held in Thiruvananthapurm in December

 The 11th edition of the South Asian Football Federation Championships will be held in Thiruvananthapuram from December 23 to January 3, a top AIFF official said.

AIFF asks states to send nominations
AIFF asks states to send nominations

All India Football Federation has invited state associations to send in their nominations for the upcoming U-15 and U-18 I-League which is scheduled to kick off from September.

ISL incurred loss in inaugural year: AIFF General Secretary​
ISL incurred loss in inaugural year: AIFF General Secretary​

Indian Super League might have been launched with enthusiastic reception from the fans last year but it incurred a loss of more than Rs 100 crore in its inaugural edition with each of the eight franchises losing Rs 35 crore, the All India Football Federation said on Monday.

AIFF launches pilot project in seven State Associations
AIFF launches pilot project in seven State Associations

Keen on restructuring and laying a path for development of State Associations, All India Football Federation (AIFF) is launching a pilot project in seven states across the country.

AIFF has to play bigger role to improve football in India: Sourav Ganguly
AIFF has to play bigger role to improve football in India: Sourav Ganguly

Expressing disappointment at the falling standard of Indian football, former cricket captain Sourav Ganguly on Wednesday said the AIFF must take a cue from BCCI on developing the game in the country.

Mohun Bagan struggling to breathe under financial instability
Mohun Bagan struggling to breathe under financial instability

Mohun Bagan may have its roots in the rich history of Indian football but is at present struggling to breathe.

German inputs for India's top football coaches
German inputs for India's top football coaches

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is conducting a FIFA Elite course in Goa to help the country's 31 'A' licensed coaches gain an "an insight into the success" of the German team during the 2014 football World Cup.

Mohammedan Sporting docked three points for payment default
Mohammedan Sporting docked three points for payment default

Fallen Kolkata football giants Mohammedan Sporting Club were on Friday demoted to the fourth position in the 2014-15 I-league second division standings for failure to pay the contracted remuneration to one of its foreign players, Genki Nakamura.

No clarity over strength of support regarding IOA chief N Ramachandran's ouster
No clarity over strength of support regarding IOA chief N Ramachandran's ouster

All India Football Federation has joined the bandwagon of those national and state sports bodies which have called for the ouster of Indian Olympic Association chief N Ramachandran even as there's no clarity regarding the strength of the support of the move.

Bhutia and Co take part in FPAI license coaching course
Bhutia and Co take part in FPAI license coaching course

 Indian football legend Bhaichung Bhutia along with several other former and current players are participating in an integrated license coaching course, organised by the Football Players Association of India (FPAI), which kicked off here today.

AIFF to conduct courses for referees from June 17
AIFF to conduct courses for referees from June 17

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) will hold FIFA-Member Association (M.A.) courses for referees and assistant referees starting here on Wednesday.

AIFF, SAI ink MoU
AIFF, SAI ink MoU

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and Sports Authority of India (SAI) have agreed to participate closely in the development of the game and extending the outreach of the sport in India.

Bengaluru may still host U-17 FIFA World Cup games, hints Javier Ceppi
Bengaluru may still host U-17 FIFA World Cup games, hints Javier Ceppi

FIFA representative and Tournament Director Javier Ceppi on Thursday granted the city a lifeline for hosting the 2017 U-17 World Cup, saying that the officials of the international body would take a call on new stadium if there is some development before January next year.

Indian football can do without below-par foreign coaches: Mohun Bagan coach
Indian football can do without below-par foreign coaches: Mohun Bagan coach

Mohun Bagan coach Sanjay Sen, who guided the team to its first national league title in 13 years, believes Indian football does not need over-hyped and below-par foreign coaches as there is no dearth of talent in local managers.

'Referee review system should be present in I-League'
'Referee review system should be present in I-League'

Bengaluru FC's player of the season Eugeneson Lyngdoh believes there should be a referee review system in the I-League to scrutinise supervision howlers and take necessary action.

Sepp Blatter congratulates Mohun Bagan on I-League win
Sepp Blatter congratulates Mohun Bagan on I-League win

Outgoing world football body FIFA President Sepp Blatter has congratulated Mohun Bagan on winning the I-League, saying that the Kolkata giants had achieved their success through "exceptional performance".

AIFF enters into an agreement with French Football Federation
AIFF enters into an agreement with French Football Federation

Barely a month after All India Football Federation entered into a partnership with the German Football Association (DFB), President of AIFF, Praful Patel has signed an agreement with French Football Federation (FFF) in Munich.

India to host AFC U-16 final
India to host AFC U-16 final

The Asian Football Confederation have officially confirmed India as hosts of the AFC U-16 Finals to be held next year.