All India Football Federation

  • AIFF waiting for FIFA feedback about venues for U-17 World Cup 03-04-2014 05:05 PM

    Jamshedpur: All India Football Federation (AIFF) will start the renovation work of the venues that will host the 2017 Under-17 World Cup after it gets the feedback from FIFA team. "We are waiting for the feedback from FIFA about the venues they have inspected recently and initiate action to upgrade...
  • ISL football organisers receive 'unprecedented' 30 bids 23-03-2014 07:31 PM

    New Delhi: 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. The original date for submission of...
  • AIFF barred from taking part in IOA elections 09-02-2014 01:05 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation was on Sunday barred from attending the special GBM as well as elections of Indian Olympic Association here on the ground that it did not follow the "proper procedure" while sending names of their delegates, a charge which the AIFF has denied. The...
  • I-League clubs report approaches to fix league matches 21-01-2014 03:27 PM

    A Malaysian betting syndicate approached Indian clubs to fix I-League matches last season, a top official said on Tuesday, prompting the country's football federation to take the first step towards setting up an anti-corruption unit. The clubs reported approaches at last week's FIFA-INTERPOL "Integrity in Sport Workshop" in New Delhi,...
  • India gets down to preparing for Under-17 FIFA World Cup 15-12-2013 04:43 PM

    New Delhi: India is gearing itself to host the Under-17 FIFA World Cup in 2017, in preparation for which, the country's parent body for football, is giving the push to short-listed host cities to put infrastructure upgradation on the fast track. Encouraged by the World Cup allotment, the All India...
  • India to bid for 2015 and 2016 Club World Cup football 09-12-2013 07:22 PM

    New Delhi: Upbeat after India was awarded the 2017 Under-17 FIFA World Cup's hosting rights, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) is all set to bid for the 2015 and 2016 editions of the Club World Championships. India won the hosting rights for the 2017 U-17 World Cup beating off...
  • AIFF extends contracts for Wim Koevermans, Robert Baan 20-11-2013 06:06 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday extended by another year the contracts for India national coach Wim Koevermans and technical director Robert Baan. Furthermore, Kushal Das was re-appointed as the general secretary of AIFF for another three years. Besides the national team, Koevermans will also be...
  • AIFF upset with grounds in Goa for Lusofonia Games 16-10-2013 05:53 PM

    Panaji: All India Football Federation Director Anil Kamat, who is also a technical delegate for the Lusofonia Games, has expressed displeasure over the condition of training grounds for the multi-sport event in Goa. Kamat inspected the four training grounds for the Goa event along with Lusofonia Games Organizing Committee (LUGOC)...
  • Banned Lalit Modi to launch an IPL-style football league? 26-09-2013 11:39 AM

    New Delhi: Slapped with a life ban by the BCCI, the former Indian Premier League (IPL) commissioner is preparaing a blue print to launch a franchise-based football league on the lines of the (IPL), The Indian Express reported on Thursday. An insider from the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has...
  • AIFF mulling over Santosh Trophy's future 17-09-2013 06:20 PM

    New Delhi: Admitting that Santosh Trophy National Championships has lost its relevance, the All India Football Federation on Tuesday said that it was looking into whether to continue the tournament or not. "Santosh Trophy is not serving any purpose. From the footballing perspective, I don't think that Santosh Trophy has...
  • AIFF committee asks Bagan, Churchill to pay player dues by December 31 13-09-2013 08:46 PM

    New Delhi: All India Football Federation Players' Status Committee on Friday asked Mohun Bagan and Churchill Brothers to clear by December 31 the dues of all the players whose salaries the two clubs are yet to pay. The Committee made at the AIFF Headquarters here with K P Sunny chairing...
  • AIFF disbands Pailan Arrows 29-08-2013 02:54 PM

    Kolkata: In yet another blow to Indian football, All India Football Federation was on Thursday forced to disband its developmental outfit Pailan Arrows due to lack of financial commitment from its sponsors. "The sponsors (Pailan Group) are still yet to make any financial commitment. The infrastructure (at Pailan in the...
  • Pune FC granted exemption in I-League 21-08-2013 07:25 PM

    New Delhi: Only Pune FC were granted exemption to play in the I-League by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Wednesday while the cases of the 12 I-League clubs will be taken up by club licensing committee's first instance body when it meets August 27. United Sikkim were the...
  • AIFF to decide on exemption pleas of I-league clubs 16-08-2013 06:46 PM

    New Delhi: 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. The five-member committee will take a call on the exemption at a...
  • Salgaocar coach Pereira elated at AIFF honour 02-08-2013 04:20 PM

    Panaji: Salgaocar Football Club coach Derrick Pereira is elated at being adjudged the best coach for 2012-13 by the All India Football Federation (AIFF). "It feels nice that my hard work has been appreciated by AIFF. I thank all those who supported me at Pune FC (his earlier I-League club)...
  • Ranchi: Under-14 female football players allege humiliation 02-08-2013 08:40 AM

    Ranchi: The All India Football Federation has asked its women's committee to probe an alleged case of humiliation of players of an under-14 girls team from Ranchi. This comes after some tribal female football team members alleged that they were humiliated by a panchayat official in Ranchi. The players had...
  • AIFF gives thumbs up to IPL-style league 01-08-2013 05:55 PM

    New Delhi: All India football Federation (AIFF) on Thursday gave its go ahead to the IPL-style league with its executive committee agreeing to the holding of the tournament by its commerical partners IMG-Relliance early next year. "IMG-R gave a detailed presentation about the proposed tournament and we feel it will...
  • I-League clubs meeting on Tuesday on AIFF's request 19-07-2013 09:15 PM

    New Delhi: Owners and representatives of 14 I-League club will meet in Mumbai on Tuesday to decide their course of action on All India Football Federation's request to sort out the stand-off with its commercial partner IMG-Reliance on the issue of IPL-style tournament. AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das had written...
  • AIFF U-15 beat U-18 Mohun Bagan 18-0 14-07-2013 04:07 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) U-15 Kolkata Regional Academy defeated Mohun Bagan's U-18 Goal Project Team 18-0 in a friendly played at the Pailan World School Campus. AIFF boys led 9-0 at the half-time, scoring the remaining nine in the second half. The thumping victory was the...
  • AIFF to meet I-League club representatives 22-06-2013 03:21 PM

    New Delhi: Representatives of all I-League clubs will gather at the All India Football Federation headquarters here on June 26 to deliberate on recent decisions taken by the AIFF emergency committee. "All matters pertaining to the I-League and the Federation Cup would be discussed extensively and finalised on the day,"...
  • IPL-style football league: an AIFF dream fair distance away 06-06-2013 11:05 AM

    IMG-Reliance are all set to launch an IPL-style football tournament involving city-based teams run by corporate franchises to popularise and promote the game throughout India - from grassroots to the professional level. But it faces many hardships before coming to fruition. The joint venture, which has the backing of All...
  • AIFF extends deadline for submitting bids to May 15 09-05-2013 08:06 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has extended the deadline for submitting bids to buy two new I-League clubs ahead of the next season to May 15, even as six companies have bought the Request for Proposal (ROP). The earlier deadline was Friday. GMR Group, UAE-based Indian company...
  • AIFF designs new trophy for I-League Champions 06-05-2013 07:29 PM

    New Delhi: A new glittering trophy awaits the 2012-13 I-League Champions, as the All India Football Federation has designed a dedicated silverware which will be handed over to the winners on the day of their coronation. The trophy, a gold-plated one and which has a full-sized silver football at the...
  • Right of mix of height and technique is required: Tanumoy Basu 24-04-2013 12:19 PM

    BANGALORE: There is no one better than Tanumoy Basu, Goalkeeping Coach of All India Football Federation developmental side Pailan Arrows, to comment on the future of goalkeepers in India. Presently in Bangalore to have a look at the ongoing 2nd Division League, Basu who guarded the citadel for the Big-Three...
  • AIFF invites bids for new I-League clubs 18-04-2013 08:51 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Thursday invited bids for new clubs to be a part of the I-League. The winning bidders will be granted the right to own and operate a new club which will compete in I-League from 2013 onwards and have the opportunity to...
  • AIFF floats tender notice for new I-League clubs 18-04-2013 05:18 PM

    New Delhi: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Thursday floated a tender notice inviting bids for new clubs to be part of the I-League. The winning bidders will be granted the right to own and operate a new club which will compete in the league each year from 2013...