Indian women football team coach Sajid Dar on Monday expressed confidence ahead of the match against Sri Lanka in Olympic Qualifiers Round 1, saying the players have got enough time to prepare themselves.
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.
All India Football Federation's Secretary Kushal Das on Friday said Englishman Stephen Constantine was preferred head coach of Indian men's football team over North-East United FC Coach Ricki Herbert mainly due to his earlier Indian experience.
Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) defender Arnab Mondal attributes his superlative performances in the Indian Super League (ISL) to the improved facilities in the inaugural tournament and says the enhanced infrastructure should be replicated in tournaments like the I-league and the Federation Cup for Indian football to rise in FIFA rankings.
India defender Moirangthem Gouramangi Singh is looking forward to the start of the I-League football season on January 17 and representing debutant club Bharat FC in the tournament after his stint at the Indian Super League, which ended last month.
The Hero Indian Super League football tournament, the inaugural season of which ended yesterday with Athletico de Kolkata crowned as champions, will have September 15-December 15 window kept open for the second edition.
James Keene of NorthEast United FC has been suspended for next two matches of the team as per fixture of Indian Super League, for the breach of All India Football Federation Disciplinary Code for Violent Conduct and Fair Play.
Aiming to prepare a strong squad for the Under-17 World Cup in 2017, the All India Football Federation today said that the inaugural edition of the proposed AIFF U-15 tournament for I-League clubs will be held next year.
India has pulled out of mounting a bid for 2015 and 2016 FIFA Club World Cups, according to All India Football Federation officials. A decision on the host city of the 2015 and 2016 editions of Club World Cup will be taken in Morocco next month.
All India Football Federation today signed an agreement with Brazillian top division side Atletico Paranaense for a technical cooperation which will allow the national Under-17 team to train in the South American club.