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AIFF chief Praful Patel`s proposed new competition for top teams hits roadblock

AIFF chief Praful Patel`s proposed new competition for top teams hits roadblock

India would be taking part in the SAFF Championship next year from May 1-12 and before that national team coach Stephen Constantine is likely to hold a preparation camp.

Mohun Bagan, East Bengal in dark as ISL announces new teams

Mohun Bagan, East Bengal in dark as ISL announces new teams

The AIFF after its meeting in New Delhi on June 10 had promised to send the minutes and the proposal for the new competition for further deliberation by the two clubs.

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan meet AIFF but impasse continues over ISL

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan meet AIFF but impasse continues over ISL

Earlier, the AFC had intervened in the matter with a meeting at its headquarters in Kuala Lumpur but there too the logjam had continued and a fresh meeting was called in the national capital.

AIFF set to grant AFC Cup slot to ISL winners: Sources

AIFF set to grant AFC Cup slot to ISL winners: Sources

Granting the AFC Cup play-off berth to ISL winners would mean that ISL would no longer be a private tournament but a recognised league under the aegis of the AIFF, AFC and FIFA.

East Bengal, Mohun Bagan officials to meet AIFF chief over ISL logjam

Keen on playing in ISL, the big two clubs, however, have stuck to their demands to waive off the franchise fee of Rs 15 crore.

Mohun Bagan confirm participation in Indian football stakeholders's meeting

Mohun Bagan confirm participation in Indian football stakeholders's meeting

East Bengal had earlier confirmed its participation in the stakeholders meeting at AFC headquarters.

Traditional powerhouses Mohun Bagan, East Bengal declare unofficial war against Indian Super League

Traditional powerhouses Mohun Bagan, East Bengal declare unofficial war against Indian Super League

The Big two clubs refused to budge from their three-point demand and did not submit the bid document for their induction into the ISL.

AIFF vows to raise the bar in hosting U-17 FIFA World Cup

AIFF vows to raise the bar in hosting U-17 FIFA World Cup

The mega event will be held from October 6 to 28 across six cities.

Did Indian U-17 team actually defeat Italy's U-17 squad? Here's the truth...

Did Indian U-17 team actually defeat Italy's U-17 squad? Here's the truth...

In their defence, AIFF have said that they had no intention to mislead the football fans.

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo likely to visit India for FIFA U-17 World Cup draw

Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo likely to visit India for FIFA U-17 World Cup draw

The organisers have already confirmed that Spain's World Cup winning captain Carlos Puyol will visit India in May to mark the launch of ticket sales.

India extend support to Qatar for hosting 2022 FIFA World Cup

India extend support to Qatar for hosting 2022 FIFA World Cup

With India hosting the U-17 World Cup later this year, Patel said the country will look to work with Qatar to make Asia a force to reckon with in world football.

'We will send you Kulbhushan Jadhav's dead body': Hackers post message from AIFF's official website

'We will send you Kulbhushan Jadhav's dead body': Hackers post message from AIFF's official website

The hackers posted messages against the India and its demand for the release of Kulbhushan Jadhav.

No I-League, ISL merger for next two-three years: AIFF President Praful Patel

No I-League, ISL merger for next two-three years: AIFF President Praful Patel

Earlier, it was mooted that ISL will be named the official league with 11 teams, including Bengaluru FC, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan.

Subrata Paul, ace Indian footballer and Arjuna awardee, fails dope test conducted by NADA

Subrata Paul, ace Indian footballer and Arjuna awardee, fails dope test conducted by NADA

Nicknamed Spiderman, Paul has won multiple Nehru Cups (2007, 2009) and the Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) Challenge Cup 2008.

U-17 World Cup: FIFA 'evaluating' AIFF request to stage India matches in Delhi

U-17 World Cup: FIFA 'evaluating' AIFF request to stage India matches in Delhi

The FIFA team had said that New Delhi can host matches only till October 16.

 Federation Cup: Odisha to host India's premier knock-out tournament in May

Federation Cup: Odisha to host India's premier knock-out tournament in May

Aiming to take Indian football forward, AIFF president Praful Patel said hosting the FIFA U-17 World Cup is a "huge responsibility" on their shoulders.

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian colts to undergo rigorous preparation for showpiece tournament

FIFA U-17 World Cup: Indian colts to undergo rigorous preparation for showpiece tournament

The Indian U-17 team will play two matches against Mali next month as part of preparations for the FIFA Under-17 World Cup and efforts are also on to arrange games against Portugal and England during its exposure trip to Europe.

FIFA U-17 World Cup's Mission XI Million reaches 2000 school landmark

FIFA U-17 World Cup's Mission XI Million reaches 2000 school landmark

"Imagine that football has now become the sport of choice of 2000 schools in 14 states, so the potential is enormous. We are changing the landscape of football and sport in India."

 

FIFA World Cup: AIFF appoint Luis Norton de Matos as India's U-17 head coach for upcoming football event

FIFA World Cup: AIFF appoint Luis Norton de Matos as India's U-17 head coach for upcoming football event

De Matos has worked as a manager with several clubs in his native Portugal and was also the head coach of the Guinea-Bissau national team from 2010 to 2012.

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