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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

Lee Min-sung, Albert Roca among four shortlisted for Indian football team coach's job

Besides Lee Min-sung and Roca, who tasted immense success at Bengaluru FC, the other two aspirants in the fray are ex-Croatia national team manager Igor Stimac and former Sweden coach Hakan Ericson.

May 04, 2019, 14:17 PM IST

AIFF appoint Romanian Isac as new technical director

Isac, who has nearly three decades of experience in various coaching roles in several countries, last worked as the sporting director of three-times J-league Champions Yokohama Marinos FC.

Apr 29, 2019, 15:53 PM IST

AIFF recommends Gurpreet Sandhu, Jeje Lalpekhlua for Arjuna Award

Jeje is an exceptionally talented striker, whose performance has often been overshadowed because of Chhetri`s presence as his co-forward. 

Apr 27, 2019, 17:25 PM IST

Romanian Doru Isac picked as AIFF's technical director

Gaioz Darsadze of Georgia and Jorge Castelo of Portugal were the other two candidates interviewed by the technical committee.

Apr 26, 2019, 18:22 PM IST

AIFF chief Praful Patel elected to FIFA Council

A total of five candidates including Patel were elected in addition to the AFC president, and one female member for the 2019-2023 term.

Apr 06, 2019, 16:05 PM IST

India to host FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in 2020

This will be the second FIFA tournament India will be hosting, after the U-17 Men's World Cup in 2017.

Mar 16, 2019, 06:26 AM IST

Minerva Punjab FC, who pulled out against Real Kashmir after Pulwama attack, awarded re-match

The game was originally scheduled for February 18 but did not take place after Minerva refused to travel to Srinagar, citing security concerns in the aftermath of the Pulwama terror attack.

Mar 05, 2019, 11:36 AM IST

AIFF denies rumours of parting ways with Stephen Constantine after Asian Cup

Constantine began his second spell in India in January 2015, when India were languishing down to the 173rd spot in the FIFA rankings. 

Dec 29, 2018, 17:30 PM IST

India women's football team leaves for COTIF tournament

This is the first time ever that the women's senior team is travelling to Europe to participate in a tournament.

Jul 26, 2018, 16:36 PM IST

IOA decides not to send 'incompetent' football teams to Asian Games, AIFF calls it 'myopic stance'

With this decision, it will be the first time since the 1994 Hiroshima edition that an Indian team will not take part in the football competition of the Asian Games, which is an U-23 event with three over-age players being allowed.

Jul 02, 2018, 13:54 PM IST

Asian Games: IOA planning 900 member contingent from listed 2370

The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) is planning a jumbo 900-member contingent from the provisional list of 2370 for the upcoming Asian Games in Indonesia from August 18-September 2.

Jun 02, 2018, 18:27 PM IST

AIFF suspends Minerva owner Bajaj for a year, slaps Rs 10 lakh fine for racial abuse

I-League champions Minerva Punjab FC owner Ranjit Bajaj was on Monday banned for one year from all football activity and also fined Rs 10 lakh after being found 'guilty' of making racist remarks by AIFF.

May 14, 2018, 17:47 PM IST

AIFF eyes another U-17 WC participation, plans more preparatory tournaments

The All India Football Federation is trying to field India's U-16 team in a four-nation tournament in Japan, aiming to mould it into a battle-hardened outfit good enough to qualify for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2019.

May 07, 2018, 21:24 PM IST

AIFF to recommend Sunil Chhetri for Padma Shri award

Chhetri leads the India chart with 56 goals from 97 appearances and is one of the forwards with better strike rates in world football. 

May 01, 2018, 16:26 PM IST

India clubbed with Maldives, Sri Lanka in SAFF Cup

The SAFF Suzuki Cup, the region's premier football tournament, will be played in Bangladesh from September 4 to 15 - marking the third time it has been staged in the country.

Apr 18, 2018, 17:07 PM IST

AIFF to take a call on I-League and ISL merger after AFC report

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Kushal Das on Thursday said that there is enough time to merge the Indian Super League (ISL) and the I-League once they get a detailed report from the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

Apr 05, 2018, 21:05 PM IST

Santosh Trophy: Karnataka beat Mizoram, set up semifinal clash against Bengal

In the semi-finals slated for March 30, Mizoram will face group A toppers Kerala at the Mohun Bagan ground, while Karnataka will lock horns with hosts Bengal at the Howrah Maidan.

Mar 28, 2018, 20:17 PM IST

India 'thinking' of hosting 2023 AFC Asian Cup, Woman's World Cup

India's bid to host the next U-20 tournament ended in disappointment after world football governing body FIFA accorded the status to Poland at its council meeting in Bogota, Colombia earlier this month.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:41 PM IST

AIFF launches scouting app on mobile to unearth talent

AIFF's new mobile scouting application Scout-Me will further ease out the scouting process.

Mar 27, 2018, 19:30 PM IST