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AIFF to recommend Sunil Chhetri's name for Khel Ratna Award

During the FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers, Chhetri had surpassed Lionel Messi in the number of goals scored in international football. However, Messi has now again gone ahead by scoring consistently in the ongoing Copa America.

Jun 30, 2021, 17:22 PM IST

Hindustan Football Club chief DK Bose passes away

Bose, whose team has played the I-League second division several times and won the Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) Senior Division League several times, was admitted to the Indian Spinal Injury Centre at Vasant Kunj on April 29.
 

May 02, 2021, 17:09 PM IST

Football: India suffer 0-6 rout against UAE in international friendly

Striker Ali Mabkhout scored hat-trick with goals in the 12th, 32nd and 60th minutes while Khalil Ibrahim (64th) and Fabio Lima (71st and 84th) added the other three.

Mar 30, 2021, 10:58 AM IST

Football: India’s remaining FIFA World Cup qualifiers moved to Qatar

Qatar is also hosting the FIFA World Cup next year. India are currently fourth in Group E with three points from five games. Qatar top the table with 13 points while Oman are a point behind them in second. 

Mar 12, 2021, 15:23 PM IST

AIFF signs MoU with International Professional Scouting Organisation to conduct online scouting workshops in India

AIFF Head of Coach Education Savio Medeira believes that the scouting courses will eventually go on to help Indian football in the long run.

Aug 18, 2020, 23:14 PM IST

Kolkata to host 2020-21 season of I-League

The I-League second division matches will also be held in Kolkata and the AIFF said that they will act as a "dress rehearsal" for the I-League.
 

Aug 14, 2020, 21:46 PM IST

AIFF President Praful Patel lauds Odisha government for their support towards sports

The President also highlighted the progress that the AIFF has made forward together over the last decade.

Aug 04, 2020, 16:37 PM IST

AIFF League Committee discusses possibility of hosting ISL, I-League

All India Football Federation (AIFF) senior vice-president and Chairman of League Committee, Subrata Dutta on Tuesday chaired AIFF League Committee Meeting held via video conferencing. Besides, AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das and League CEO Sunando Dhar, Lalnginglova Hmar, Souter Vaz, Anil Kumar, BK Roka, Chirag Tanna and Rochak Langer attended the meeting while Priti Srivastava attended the meeting as an invitee.

Jul 22, 2020, 08:52 AM IST

AIFF to send legendary footballer IM Vijayan's name for Padma Shri Award

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has decided to send legendary footballer IM Vijayans name for Padma Shri Award to the sports ministry, a top official has said.

Jun 17, 2020, 11:04 AM IST

India to host AFC Women's Asian Cup in 2022

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has granted All India Football Federation (AIFF) the rights to host the AFC Women`s Asian Cup 2022 final.

Jun 05, 2020, 18:00 PM IST

Coronavirus pandemic: AIFF confirms domestic season to remain suspended till further notice

The decision has been taken in adherence to the advisories issued by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports and other state governments.

May 30, 2020, 10:15 AM IST

AIFF holds first-ever Executive Committee meeting via video conferencing amid coronavirus COVID-19 lockdown

Adhering to requests from the various Hero I-League clubs, the Committee unanimously decided to implement the 3 (foreigners) + 1 (Asian) recruit rule for Hero I-League matches from 2020-21 season itself.

May 13, 2020, 21:48 PM IST

AIFF technical committee recommends four foreign players in domestic league from next season

The proposal was made during a video conference meeting of AIFF's technical committee, under the chairmanship of Shyam Thapa on Friday.

May 09, 2020, 12:35 PM IST

Mohun Bagan named I-League champions as season gets cut short by coronavirus

Meanwhile,the AIFF League Committee also recommended that there would be no relegation from the I-League this season.

Apr 19, 2020, 13:46 PM IST

AIFF welcomes FIFA's decision to postpone U-17 Women's World Cup due to coronavirus COVID-19

The AIFF further said that it and LOC will now work together with FIFA in order to determine the most suitable dates for the event.

Apr 04, 2020, 13:11 PM IST

Coronavirus COVID-19: AIFF contributes Rs 25 lakh to PM Cares Fund

All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday pledged to donate Rs 25 lakh to the PM-Cares Fund to support the fight against the coronavirus threat. The AIFF has also directed all employees to work from home from March 14 itself, and all footballing activities under AIFF aegis have also been suspended till further notice.

Apr 01, 2020, 14:21 PM IST

Rangers FC sign Indian forward Bala Devi

Rangers Football Club on Wednesday announced the signing of India women's football team attacker Bala Devi from Manipur Police Sports Club, subject to international clearance.

Jan 29, 2020, 20:32 PM IST

Indian Super League: AIFF suspends three players for misconduct

The AIFF handed out suspensions to FC Goa players Seiminlen Doungel and Hugo Boumous along with NorthEast United FC defender Kai Heerings for misconduct during ISL match played on November 1 at Guwahati.

Nov 24, 2019, 21:10 PM IST

AIFF needs to give players more game time: Legendary footballer Bhaskar Ganguly

Considered to be one of the finest goalkeepers ever produced by India, Ganguly said that in Europe, the reason behind the high-quality football played by the players is that they get more game time as compared to the Indian players.
 

Sep 19, 2019, 16:11 PM IST

Work closely with All India Football Federation: FIFA to I-League clubs

Earlier, six I-League clubs had written to FIFA Chief Gianni Infantino asking him to intervene and save Indian football.

Aug 07, 2019, 15:11 PM IST