All India Football Federation

AIFF colts rally to hold East Bengal 1-1

On a high after their successful tour of the Netherlands, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Under-16 Kalyani Regional Academy Boys put up a spirited display against Kolkata giants East Bengal U-17 in a hard fought 1-1 draw at the Kalyani B Stadium here Saturday.

Sep 06, 2014, 17:59 PM IST

AIFF discriminating against I-League, says Mohun Bagan

Accusing the All India Football Federation (AIFF) of adopting a "discriminatory attitude" towards I-League, Mohun Bagan Monday said it would demand an increase in the number of foreigners to be at par with the Indian Super League (ISL).

Sep 01, 2014, 20:06 PM IST

HC seeks Centre, AIFF response on football club's plea

The Delhi High Court has sought response of the Centre and All India Football Federation on a plea by sports club Churchill Brothers which has been denied permission to participate in the upcoming season of I-League due to alleged failure to comply with licencing norms.

Aug 29, 2014, 21:05 PM IST

I-League is mainstay of Indian football, say AIFF president

The beleaguered I-League received a moral boost following All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel's dispensation that it is still the mainstay of Indian football.

Aug 29, 2014, 15:23 PM IST

AIFF offers Technical Director's post to Koevermans, hunts for foreign coach

The All India Football Federation has decided against renewing national coach Wim Koevermans' contract beyond existing time frame of October 31 but at the same time has offered the Dutchman the job of Technical Director, overseeing the preparations of various national football teams.

Aug 28, 2014, 21:01 PM IST

Kalyani Group bags I-League spot

Members of the All India Football Federation bid evaluation committee met at the AIFF Headquarters here on Monday to take a call on the proposed bids for the upcoming I-League 2014/15 season onwards.

Aug 25, 2014, 15:55 PM IST

Women`s football team to play matches in China ahead of Asiad

The Indian women`s football team is set to depart for China tomorrow on an exposure tour to prepare for the tough competition in next month`s Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea.

Aug 23, 2014, 20:36 PM IST

ISL schedule to be finalised by August end

The full schedule of the inaugural edition of Indian Super League is expected to be finalised by the end of this month.

Aug 19, 2014, 14:12 PM IST

ISL grassroots workshop to train million kids

Aimed at scouting and nurturing a million budding footballers, the Indian Super League (ISL) Sunday kicked off its ambitious Grassroots Development Programme with a three-day workshop here.

Aug 17, 2014, 20:42 PM IST

Sunil Chhetri says clashes with Pakistan `always special`

Indian football captain Sunil Chhetri said playing against arch-rivals Pakistan was "always special", as his team geared up for an ice-breaking two-match series starting Sunday.

Aug 16, 2014, 14:46 PM IST

Sepp Blatter calls India football `market`, endorses Indian Super League

In a bid to awaken the "sleeping giant" of world football, FIFA President Sepp Blatter has called India "another market" for the beautiful game and endorsed the upcoming franchise-based Indian Super League (ISL).

Aug 14, 2014, 18:02 PM IST

Colombian duo sign up for ISL international players` draft

Colombian defenders Jairo Suarez and Andrés González have signed up for the international players draft for the inaugural season of the Indian Super League (ISL) that would be held in October.

Aug 12, 2014, 23:55 PM IST

Milan, Bidyananda join trials at PSV Eindhoven

Milan Basumatary and Bidyananda Singh, two cadets of All India Football Federation (AIFF)’s Elite Academy in Goa, will be appearing for trials at Dutch club PSV Eindhoven.

Aug 06, 2014, 16:22 PM IST

Subrata Paul, Nabi to play for Mumbai in ISL

Current India custodian Subrata Paul and midfielder Syed Rahim Nabi were the big signings by Mumbai franchise on day one of the two-day inaugural eight-team Hero Indian Super League domestic players draft held here on Tuesday.

Jul 22, 2014, 14:52 PM IST

AIFF Special Technical Committee discusses World Cup plans

Keeping an eye on Indian National Team`s preparation for the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, All India Football Federation`s Special Technical Committee met in Bangalore Saturday.

Jul 19, 2014, 23:44 PM IST

Tours to Czech Republic and China arranged by AIFF

As part of preparations for the upcoming Asian Games in Incheon, All India Football Federation has arranged for two exposure tours to Czech Republic and China for the Indian men`s U-23 team.

Jul 17, 2014, 17:52 PM IST

2nd division league club selection starts

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has announced that the selection of teams as per the federation`s Indian club licensing criteria for the second division league 2014/15 season started on Monday.

Jul 07, 2014, 16:24 PM IST

Delhi to have representative in FIFA Congress

The Delhi Soccer Association will for the first time have a representative at the FIFA Congress, with the All India Football Federation naming DSA president Subhash Chopra as one of its three delegates for the June 10-11 meet in Sao Paulo.

Jun 06, 2014, 16:50 PM IST

AIFF struggling to raise FIFA guarantee for Club World Cup

The All India Football Federation`s (AIFF) desire to host back-to-back Club World Cup in 2015 and 2016 seems to be in jeopardy as the national body is fighting against time to arrange a whopping USD 25 million as FIFA guarantee to bid for the events.

May 27, 2014, 22:33 PM IST

AIFF XI to begin campaign on May 17 against Malaysia team

All India Football Federation`s U-16 Kalyani Regional Academy will be among the twelve teams which will lock horns for top honours in the 2nd edition of the Asia U-16 Champions Trophy 2014, which will be played on a home and away basis.

May 08, 2014, 16:16 PM IST