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.
With the FIFA U-17 World Cup on the horizon, the local organising committee-appointed Javier Ceppi, tournament director and Joy Bhattacharjya, as the project director took up the reins from today and both will be based at the capital's Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
All India Football Federation General Secretary Kushal Das on Friday said that there was no evidence of Atletico de Kolkata head coach Antonio Lopez Habas attacking FC Goa star player Robert Pires during an Indian Super League match in Margao.
Plans for the eagerly anticipated Indian Super League (ISL) and the 2017 U17 FIFA World Cup will be officially presented to the global football industry at the Soccerex Global Convention, held in Manchester between September 6-10.
Preparing to host the 2017 under-17 World Cup, All India Football Federation officials paid a courtesy visit to new Sports Minister Sarbananda Sonowal, who assured them of full support in making the event a grand success.
Indian football team coach Wim Koevermans` contract will be extended till the end of next year`s Asian Games in October, the AIFF`s technical committee, headed by former captain Bhaichung Bhutia, decided here on Monday.
Six representatives of the I-League Professional Football Clubs Association will meet officials of All India Football Federation soon over the contentious issue of the proposed IPL-style league, the club owners said today.