All India Football Federation


The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and Sports Authority of India (SAI) have agreed to participate closely in the development of the game and extending the outreach of the sport in India.

Jun 12, 2015, 13:53 PM IST

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.

Jun 02, 2015, 18:29 PM IST

Brazil club ends first Indian player Romeo Fernandes' dream

The first Indian footballer picked to play in the coveted Brazilian league has been released by his club after spending just 21 minutes on the field, his manager said Wednesday.

May 27, 2015, 13:39 PM IST

AIFF appoints Lee Alan Johnson as U-19 football team's coach

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has hired the services of Britisher Lee Alan Johnson as the coach of its Under-19 team.

May 12, 2015, 17:23 PM IST

Barcelona's youth team to play in India

India could soon experience the beauty of Spanish football from close quarters with Catalan giants Barcelona's youth team participating as special invitee at the BRICS U-17 Football Cup, to be held here in April 2016.

May 12, 2015, 16:33 PM IST

BRICS U-17 football tournament set to be held in India

 Apex industry body ASSOCHAM has proposed a BRICS Under-17 Football Cup in India next year and a Memorandum of Understanding is set to be signed on Tuesday with Brazilian representatives here.

May 11, 2015, 16:40 PM IST

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.

May 07, 2015, 13:59 PM IST

India U-14 girls' football team returns safely from earthquake-hit Nepal

Finally, the Indian players of the under-14 girls football team arrived at Delhi Airport on Sunday evening from earthquake-affected Nepal capital Kathmandu.

Apr 26, 2015, 18:16 PM IST

AIFF launches I-League mobile app

 In an attempt to attract the youth, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Friday unveiled its I-league app here.

Mar 20, 2015, 23:10 PM IST

Bharat FC signs Palestine international Omar Jarun

I-League side Bharat FC on Friday completed their quota of foreign players by signing Palestine international Omar Jarun on a 18-month deal.

Mar 13, 2015, 18:32 PM IST

Indian women ready for Olympic football qualifiers

Indian women football team coach Sajid Dar on Monday expressed confidence ahead of the match against Sri Lanka in Olympic Qualifiers Round 1, saying the players have got enough time to prepare themselves.

Mar 09, 2015, 22:48 PM IST

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.

Feb 24, 2015, 18:36 PM IST

Sunil Chhetri presented with 2014 AIFF Player of Year award

National men's team captain Sunil Chhetri was on Friday presented with All India Football Federation's 2014 Player of the Year award here.

Feb 13, 2015, 18:48 PM IST

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.

Feb 13, 2015, 17:35 PM IST

Brandon Fernandes signs for Sporting Clube de Goa

Young Goan football talent Brandon Fernandes has been given clearance to play for Sporting Clube de Goa, more than four months after joining training of the side since September.

Jan 31, 2015, 19:14 PM IST

Stephen Constantine preferred due to earlier India experience: AIFF

All India Football Federation's Secretary Kushal Das on Friday said Englishman Stephen Constantine was preferred head coach of Indian men's football team over North-East United FC Coach Ricki Herbert mainly due to his earlier Indian experience.

Jan 16, 2015, 19:21 PM IST

Stephen Constantine appointed Indian men's football head coach

Englishman Stephen Constantine was today appointed head coach of Indian men's football team, paving the way for his return at the helm of affairs for the second time.

Jan 16, 2015, 11:23 AM IST

Replicate ISL facilities in other Indian tourneys: Arnab Mondal

Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) defender Arnab Mondal attributes his superlative performances in the Indian Super League (ISL) to the improved facilities in the inaugural tournament and says the enhanced infrastructure should be replicated in tournaments like the I-league and the Federation Cup for Indian football to rise in FIFA rankings.

Jan 11, 2015, 16:04 PM IST

ISL is behind us, I'm looking forward to I-League: Gouramangi

India defender Moirangthem Gouramangi Singh is looking forward to the start of the I-League football season on January 17 and representing debutant club Bharat FC in the tournament after his stint at the Indian Super League, which ended last month.

Jan 02, 2015, 16:56 PM IST

Churchill Bros rubbishes reports of holding back Federation Cup

Churchill Bros Sports Club has rubbished media reports that it will be holding back the Federation Cup Trophy, which it had won last year.

Dec 27, 2014, 20:55 PM IST