All India Football Federation

Licensing Committee to meet at AIFF Football House

All India Football Federation`s Club Licensing Committee First Instance Body will meet at the AIFF Headquarters in Football House here on May 21.

May 06, 2014, 17:54 PM IST

Glitzy new league may not be answer to India's soccer woes

A new franchise-based soccer league with celebrity owners will kick off in India later this year but not everyone is convinced that it will help lift the country out of the lower echelons of the world game.

May 05, 2014, 15:27 PM IST

Chhetri among 5 senior players picked for Asian games

Indian captain Sunil Chhetri is among the five seniors picked by national football coach Wim Koevermans for the Incheon Asian Games where the rest of the squad would comprise under-23 players.

May 05, 2014, 13:46 PM IST

AIFF invites bids for new I-League season

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Saturday invited bids for new clubs and entities to participate in the 2014-15 season of the I-League.

May 03, 2014, 13:24 PM IST

AIFF keen on hosting U-16 AFC Finals in 2016

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has expressed interest in hosting the AFC U-16 Championship Finals in 2016.

May 02, 2014, 16:02 PM IST

Only a couple of clubs have sports medicine facilities: AIFF

The All India Football Federation today conceded that only a couple of I-League clubs have proper sports medicine facilities and asked all the teams to seriously invest in this department.

Apr 26, 2014, 17:02 PM IST

AIFF launches academy certification programme

All India Football Federation (AIFF) Thursday launched the `AIFF Academy Certification` which aims to set a standard of youth development in the country through a certification model.

Apr 24, 2014, 17:39 PM IST

Ganguly hopes other ISL franchises rope in international clubs too

A day after bagging the rights of ISL`s Kolkata franchise with Spanish side Atletico Madrid as one of the partners, former Indian cricket captain Sourav Ganguly Monday hoped the other franchises would also try to rope in leading international clubs to better Indian soccer.

Apr 15, 2014, 08:50 AM IST

ISL football organisers receive `unprecedented` 30 bids

Anticipation around the Indian Super League football seems to be building with the organisers receiving positive response from about 30 interested parties, even as the deadline for submitting the bid documents has been extended by two days to March 26 and 27.

Mar 23, 2014, 19:24 PM IST

Bidding process for Indian Super League opens tomorrow

The Indian Super League is set to roll again with the bidding process of the much-anticipated IPL-style football tournament starting from on Monday.

Mar 02, 2014, 19:45 PM IST

India has potential to host tremendous World Cup: FIFA

Satisfied with the current infrastructure in place, a FIFA team, which is here to inspect stadia, today said India has the potential to host a "tremendous Under-17 World Cup" in 2017, but asked the AIFF to be proactive in its planning and execution.

Feb 26, 2014, 16:22 PM IST

AIFF facilitates TFA for its contribution to Indian football

Tata Football Academy was felicitated for its contribution to the game in the country by All India Football Federation and FICCI Sports Committee at a sports awards function held in New Delhi on Thursday, a company release said here.

Feb 13, 2014, 22:25 PM IST

AIFF awarded best National Sports Federation

All India Football Federation (AIFF) was on Thirsday named the best National Sports Federation, while Indian captain Sunil Chhetri bagged the Footballer of the Year award at the Indian Sports awards here.

Feb 13, 2014, 21:42 PM IST

Three I-League clubs revealed approaches by punters: official

Three top Indian clubs have alleged that they were approached by international betting syndicates to fix I-League matches in the last few seasons, sources in the All India Football Federation said today.

Jan 21, 2014, 20:53 PM IST

FIFA-Interpol workshop on match fixing perils

A two-day FIFA-Interpol Workshop on `Tackling Match Fixing and Corruption in Football` will be held in the capital from January 15.

Jan 08, 2014, 21:15 PM IST

AIFF keen to scout talent from U-15 tournament

After successfully bidding for the U-17 World Cup, the All India Football Federation wants to use its domestic U-15 tournament as a platform to identify players for the prestigious event.

Dec 23, 2013, 16:47 PM IST

I have been sleeping and waking up with football throughout: Sunil Chhetri

Sunil Chhetri was pleased after being named as the All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) Player of the Year on Friday.

Dec 21, 2013, 13:19 PM IST

AIFF GBM to amend constitution in line with Sports Code

All India Football Federation will amend its constitution to bring the age and tenure rule in line with the Sports Code in a Special General Body Meeting here on Friday.

Dec 20, 2013, 21:45 PM IST

Tough for Kolkata, Mumbai to meet Under-17 World Cup standards: AIFF

All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel Monday dropped hints that Kolkata and Mumbai may lose out on hosting 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup matches if infrastructure is not upgraded immediately to meet international standards.

Dec 10, 2013, 04:29 AM IST

India to bid for 2015 and 2016 Club World Cup football: AIFF

Buoyed after the country was awarded the 2017 Under-17 FIFA World Cup`S hosting rights, the All India Football Federation is set to bid for the 2015 and 2016 editions of the Club World Championships.

Dec 09, 2013, 18:41 PM IST