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In search of new coach: AIFF asks panel members to meet Luis Norton de Matos

In search of new coach: AIFF asks panel members to meet Luis Norton de Matos

De Matos, a former Portugal international and ex-coach of Benfica reserve side as well of Guinea-Bissau national team, has been declared by the AIFF as its "number one choice" from among the shortlisted candidates 

Portuguese Norton de Matos set to become India U-17 coach

Portuguese Norton de Matos set to become India U-17 coach

De Matos was among the candidates interviewed by a committee of the AIFF earlier this week and he came out as the front-runner for the job.

Aditi Chauhan feels the need for a well structured league

Aditi Chauhan feels the need for a well structured league

Chauhan feels there are exciting days ahead for women's football in India which, is going through a transition.

Sunil Chhetri says Asian Cup will develop Indian football

Sunil Chhetri says Asian Cup will develop Indian football

India have been drawn alongside Kyrgyzstan, Myanmar and Macau in Group A

Nicolai Adam's replacement will be in place this month: AIFF

Nicolai Adam's replacement will be in place this month: AIFF

 Adam was shown the door by the AIFF following complaints of "physical abuse" by the players.

India U-17 football coach Nicolai Adam resigns less than 8 months before World Cup

India U-17 football coach Nicolai Adam resigns less than 8 months before World Cup

The process of selecting a new coach for the U-17 national team has already been initiated.

First of its kind in India: Former football greats come together at AIFF workshop

First of its kind in India: Former football greats come together at AIFF workshop

It was attended by Bhaichung Bhutia, IM Vijayan, Joe Paul Ancheri, Renedy Singh, Bruno Coutinho, Subrata Paul, Godfrey Pereira, Syed Shabbir Pasha, Sukhwinder Singh and Derrick Pereira.

Under-fire India U-17 coach Nicolai Adam to quit after pressure from AIFF

Under-fire India U-17 coach Nicolai Adam to quit after pressure from AIFF

The AIFF has maintained that the coach has no other option but to quit irrespective of what he wishes.

U-17 FIFA World Cup: Hosts India's preparation in disarray, coach Nicolai Adam set to be sacked for 'physical abuse'

U-17 FIFA World Cup: Hosts India's preparation in disarray, coach Nicolai Adam set to be sacked for 'physical abuse'

Nicolai was appointed in 2015 as head coach to assemble a competitive Indian team to play in the Under-17 FIFA World Cup to be held in six cities across the country from October 6 to 28.

AIFF launches six-team women's football league; tourney to begin January 28

AIFF launches six-team women's football league; tourney to begin January 28

A total of 20 teams from across nine states had taken part in the first leg of the qualifiers from which nine teams qualified for the IWL prelims which were held in Cuttack in October 2016.

AIFF boss Praful Patel appointed member of FIFA's finance committee

AIFF boss Praful Patel appointed member of FIFA's finance committee

Under Patel's tutelage, India won the rights to host its first FIFA World Cup, the FIFA U-17 World Cup 2017 and had hosted the AFC U-16 Championship last September.

India attain best annual FIFA rankings in 6 years, jump two places to reach 135

India attain best annual FIFA rankings in 6 years, jump two places to reach 135

National coach Stephen Constantine attributed the upsurge to all his players and the staff.

I-League: Chennai City FC, Minerva Punjab FC get AIFF nod

I-League: Chennai City FC, Minerva Punjab FC get AIFF nod

Minerva Punjab FC have already plied their trade in the Second Division League 2015-16 having secured the second position.

India win AFC developing member award at Asian football's annual gala

India win AFC developing member award at Asian football's annual gala

AIFF President Praful Patel received the Award from AFC Vice-President Ali Kafashian at a glittering ceremony.

Mumbai City duo Diego Forlan, Sunil Chhetri call for single, longer league in India

Mumbai City duo Diego Forlan, Sunil Chhetri call for single, longer league in India

The Uruguay stalwart also said the ISL should look at getting younger players to play.

Entire focus on football grassroots development, says AIFF chief Praful Patel

Entire focus on football grassroots development, says AIFF chief Praful Patel

The number of teams in the U-16 Youth League has increased tremendously and more football players are now involved at the grassroots level.

AIFF likely to decide I-League, ISL merger by March 2017

AIFF likely to decide I-League, ISL merger by March 2017

The AIFF originally pushed for a 2017-18 unveiling of the new-look league.

India jump 11 places: Stephen Constantine's boys rise to best FIFA rankings in 6 years

India jump 11 places: Stephen Constantine's boys rise to best FIFA rankings in 6 years

In August 2010, India were ranked 137th which stayed India's best ever FIFA Ranking since then.

AIFF extols football prodigy Ishan Pandita's move to Spanish league's Deportivo Leganes

AIFF extols football prodigy Ishan Pandita's move to Spanish league's Deportivo Leganes

Bengaluru boy Ishan Pandita became the first Indian footballer to sign a professional contract with a La Liga club.

ISL-3 PREVIEW: NorthEast eye second straight home win against FC Goa

ISL-3 PREVIEW: NorthEast eye second straight home win against FC Goa

NorthEast`s opponents FC Goa, last year`s runners-up, will once again be helmed by Brazilian legend Zico.