AIFF set for urgent meet with I-League club owners, ISL decision makers
AIFF set for urgent meet with I-League club owners, ISL decision makers

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel on Sunday invited I-League club owners and Reliance-IMG officials for a meeting to be held in Mumbai on Friday.

I-League stares at uncertainty; all clubs worried
I-League stares at uncertainty; all clubs worried

Eight years after its inception, India's leading football competition I-League is facing an uncertain future amid reports that two clubs are shutting shop even as a newly launched Indian Super League gains momentum.

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.

Praful Patel, Souter Vaz re-elected WIFA President, Secretary
Praful Patel, Souter Vaz re-elected WIFA President, Secretary

All India Football Federation President and senior NCP leader Praful Patel and Souter Vaz have retained their posts as President and Secretary of the Western India Football Association (WIFA) respectively.

Vasundhra Raje supported in writing my immigration plea in UK, Sushma Swaraj family friend: Lalit Modi
Vasundhra Raje supported in writing my immigration plea in UK, Sushma Swaraj family friend: Lalit Modi

IPL's controversial former chief Lalit Modi on Tuesday made explosive claims that Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhra Raje had supported in writing his immigration plea in Britain and that he has a 'family' relationship with External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj.

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.

WIFA felicitates President Praful Patel
WIFA felicitates President Praful Patel

 The Western India Football Association (WIFA) on Sunday honoured and felicitated its president Praful Patel on being inducted as the Vice-President of the Asian Football Confederation at the Cooperage football ground.

AIFF bosses congratulate I-League U-19 winners, Aizawl FC
AIFF bosses congratulate I-League U-19 winners, Aizawl FC

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel and Secretary Kushal Das on Thursday congratulated AIFF Elite Academy for winning the U-19 I-league and Aizawl FC for qualifying for the I-League.

Pakistan accept terms to elect Indian rival
Pakistan accept terms to elect Indian rival

What price the position of Asian Football Confederation vice president? For Praful Patel, it meant ensuring more fixtures and playing opportunities for arch-rivals Pakistan.

AIFF prez Praful Patel elected as AFC vice president
AIFF prez Praful Patel elected as AFC vice president

All India Football Federation President Praful Patel was on Thursday elected unopposed as Asian Football Confederation's vice president of the SAFF region at the AFC Congress held in Bahrain.

Goa NCP rebels against appointment of 'unknown' state unit president

 Top office bearers of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) in Goa on Monday claimed they "did not know" their newly-appointed state president Suhas Volvoikar, and accused the party's high command of foisting a leader unknown to the state leadership.

India set to host AFC Awards night in November: AIFF
India set to host AFC Awards night in November: AIFF

India is set to host the star-studded Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Awards function for the first time in November, according to the president of the national body of the game.

NCP can be an alternative to BJP: Praful Patel

Senior NCP leader Praful Patel on Saturday said his party has disassociated itself from its erstwhile alliance partner Congress and can be an alternative to the BJP which has failed to deliver on its promises.

Praful Patel wants ISL to be ''tournament for South Asian region''
Praful Patel wants ISL to be ''tournament for South Asian region''

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.

Hindu right-wing outfits creating trouble for NDA govt: Praful Patel

NCP leader Praful Patel on Sunday said that right-wing organisations, including VHP and RSS, were creating trouble for the Narendra Modi government through their "religious programmes".

West Bengal govt to felicitate ISL winners ATK
West Bengal govt to felicitate ISL winners ATK

West Bengal government will felicitate Atletico De Kolkata (ATK) team for winning the first edition of Indian Super League football, state chief minister Mamata Banerjee said.

We are bidding for Club World Cup: AIFF president
We are bidding for Club World Cup: AIFF president

India has not yet given up on its plans to host a Club World Cup in the near future, according to AIFF president Praful Patel, who asserted that the country's football scene would soon develop "qualitatively and quantitatively".

We must at least become the champions of Asia: Praful Patel
We must at least become the champions of Asia: Praful Patel

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel on Wednesday said the focus is now on helping the country improve its world rankings and win at least the Asian Championship.

AFC president Shaikh Slaman inaugurates refurbished Cooperage
AFC president Shaikh Slaman inaugurates refurbished Cooperage

Asian Football Confederation (AFC) president Shaikh Salman bin Ebrahim Al-Khalifa today inaugurated the refurbished Cooperage Stadium here and said hosting the U-17 World Cup in 2017 will boost the development of sport in the country.