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

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