Tag Archives: AIFF

Ahead of AIFF election General Secretary expresses his concern about the recent ban by FIFA

Image Source : AIFF Sunando Dhar during a press conference All India Football Federation (AIFF) acting General Secretary Sunando Dhar expressed his concern for the recent ban by FIFA and feels that the game’s stakeholders in the country must learn lessons and follow “due process” in the future, like holding elections on time. Earlier, the… Read More »

FIFA lifts AIFF suspension; Women’s U-17 World Cup to go ahead as planned

Image Source : TWITTER/FIFA.COM FIFA said it and the AFC will continue to monitor the situation and will support the AIFF in conducting its elections in a timely manner. Highlights The order came on a fresh plea filed by the Sports Ministry seeking modification. The AIFF elections will now be held on September 2. In… Read More »

AIFF Elections: Kosaraju withdraws his nomination for the treasurer post

Image Source : PTI The last date for filing nominations is Saturday, while the prospective candidates can withdraw their candidature by 1 pm on Monday. Andhra Pradesh Football Association president Gopalkrishna Kosaraju withdrew his nomination for the treasurer’s post in the All India Football Federation elections slated for September 2, on Friday. “I wish to… Read More »

AIFF Election: Bhaichung Bhutia files his nomination for AIFF Presidential Post

Image Source : PTI “I have filed my nomination for the AIFF president’s post and I feel I am the right person for the job.” said Bhaichung Bhutia Former Indian captain Bhaichung Bhutia has filed a fresh nomination for the post of president ahead of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) elections scheduled on September… Read More »

AIFF writes to FIFA, requests lifting of ban after SC verdict

Image Source : TWITTER, WIKIPEDIA FIFA, AIFF The All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Tuesday requested FIFA to lift the ban imposed on it. This came after the Supreme Court’s verdict to terminate the mandate of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) as demanded by FIFA. AIFF’s acting general secretary Sunando Dhar requested FIFA secretary general… Read More »

SC terminates mandate of CoA for AIFF, Baichung Bhutia favours reforms

Image Source : PTI Supreme court The Supreme Court directed the termination of the mandate of the three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA) headed by a former top court judge on Monday. The committee was appointed by nearly two months back for managing the affairs of the national football body AIFF. Also Read: FIFA bans India: Know… Read More »

FIFA bans India: Know series of events in detail that led to ultimate embarrassment for AIFF

Image Source : WIKIPEDIA, GETTY FIFA bans AIFF The world football governing body FIFA suspended India for “undue influence from third parties” on Tuesday. It stated that the U-17 Women’s World Cup scheduled from the 11th of October “cannot currently be held in India as planned.” This is the first time the All India Football… Read More »

Sunil Chhetri, Manisha Kalyan named AIFF Footballers of Year

Image Source : @INDIANFOOTBALL TWITTER Sunil Chhetri Star players Sunil Chhetri and Manisha Kalyan were named the AIFF Footballers of the Year. The national captain Chhetri received the award for the seventh time. On the other hand, Kalyan was picked for her maiden honour. Chhetri and Kalyan were nominated as the winners by their respective… Read More »