All India Football Federation

Kerala to host Federation Cup football in January

Kerala will host the Federation Cup football from Jan 14-26 next year.

Dec 07, 2013, 16:06 PM IST

Will have to ensure good team at U-17 WC: Bhutia

As Indian football rejoices after winning the bid to host the Under-17 World Cup, former captain Bhaichung Bhutia friday said, the more difficult task for the country would be to put together a good team to compete in the mega-event and develop the infrastructure.

Dec 06, 2013, 17:20 PM IST

Football fraternity feels U-17 FIFA WC will change face of game

The football fraternity thursday described FIFA`s decision to award India the right to host the 2017 Under-17 World Cup as a historic development which may change the face of the game in the country.

Dec 06, 2013, 00:47 AM IST

AIFF lifts life ban on UP footballer Naseem Akhtar

The All India Football Federation on Tuesday lifted the life ban imposed on Uttar Pradesh Santosh Trophy captain Naseem Akhtar who was handed the punishment by his state association for asking better facilities for his team members.

Dec 03, 2013, 21:35 PM IST

Kushal Das becomes AIFF Gen Secy for a second term

The All India Football Federation on Wednesday re-appointed its General Secretary Kushal Das for a second term of another three years in its Executive Committee meeting here.

Nov 20, 2013, 19:21 PM IST

IPL-style football tourney deferred to later part of next year

The organisers of the much-anticipated IPL-style football league on Sunday decided to defer the proposed tournament to September-November next year instead of early 2014.

Oct 27, 2013, 20:41 PM IST

India to play Nepal in football friendly Nov 19

All India Football Federation (AIFF) confirmed Thursday another international friendly for the Indian national football against Nepal Nov 19.

Oct 17, 2013, 18:57 PM IST

U-19 football squad for AFC qualifiers announced

The All India Football Federation on Saturday announced a 23-member squad for the AFC U-19 Championship Qualifiers to be held in Doha from October 4.

Sep 28, 2013, 20:12 PM IST

India geared up for tougher challenge against Lebanon

After escaping with a 1-1 draw against Tajikistan, India are now gearing up for a tougher test against Lebanon in the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) U-16 qualifier at the Al-Salem Stadium here Wednesday.

Sep 24, 2013, 19:22 PM IST

Churchill Brothers lashes out at AIFF over payment issue

Reigning I-League champions Churchill Brothers on Saturday lashed out at the All India Football Federation for failing to pay them the full winners` prize money besides clearing other dues, a day after the AIFF directed the club to pay salaries to two of its players.

Sep 14, 2013, 20:21 PM IST

Disbanded Arrows squad to train with IMG-Reliance players

IMG-Reliance has invited all 26 members of the now disbanded Under 23 development team of the All India Football Federation to train along with its 40 contracted players for their upcoming IPL-style League at the Cooperage ground.

Sep 12, 2013, 17:37 PM IST

AIFF disbands Pailan Arrows

In yet another blow to Indian football, All India Football Federation was on Thursday forced to disband its developmental outfit Pailan Arrows.

Aug 29, 2013, 14:53 PM IST

Patel lashes out at IOA for messy situation in Indian sports

Union Minister and All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel today said that the involvement of chargesheeted persons in the affairs of IOA has brought "a messy situation" in Indian sports and tarnished the image of national federations.

Aug 27, 2013, 19:22 PM IST

12 clubs granted exemption to take part in I-League

There was finally some relief for the 12 I-league clubs as the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Tuesday granted them a one-time exemption to play in the upcoming 2013-14 Season.

Aug 27, 2013, 18:12 PM IST

Pune FC granted exemption in I-League

Pune FC were on Wednesday granted exemption to play in the I-League by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) but the cases of the 12 I-League outfits will be taken up next week.

Aug 21, 2013, 21:28 PM IST

Only Pune FC granted exemption in I-League

Only Pune FC were granted exemption to play in the I-League by the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

Aug 21, 2013, 19:39 PM IST

AIFF to decide on exemption pleas of I-league clubs

All India Football Federation`s (AIFF) Club Licensing Committee will meet here next week to decide on the exemption pleas of the 14 I-league clubs, who had failed to clear the Licensing Test, for the upcoming season.

Aug 16, 2013, 18:12 PM IST

Indian football faithful wish for Dhoni to promote the I-League

As Indian cricket captain Mahendra Singh Dhoni (MSD) signed a pact with the broadcasters to promote the Premier League - the world’s biggest and most popular football league- here, in India, eminent personalities from the Indian football fraternity laid bare that it was time Indian football too received its fair share of attention, shedding light on a noticeable void in the promotional activities of the I-League.

Aug 14, 2013, 12:28 PM IST

I-League fixtures to be re-worked upon

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) had released a tentative schedule for the 2013-14 season’s I-League last week. However as many as five clubs have voiced their annoyance over the same and have called for the fixtures to be re-arranged.

Aug 13, 2013, 11:46 AM IST

Four more players sign up for IMG-Reliance League

IMG-Reliance, marketing partners of the All India Football Federation, has signed four more domestic players for its proposed IPL-style league early next year, it was learnt on Wednesday.

Aug 07, 2013, 16:58 PM IST