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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 »

Pakistan’s Cabinet approves to provide security to Qatar for upcoming FIFA Cup

Image Source : TWITTER The Gulf nation will host the mega cup from November 20 to December 18. With the request of the Qatari government, the Pakistan government agreed to provide troops for security at the FIFA World Cup 2022. On Monday, Pakistan’s Information Minister Mariyum Aurangzeb announced that the Cabinet has given nod to… 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 »

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 »

India banned by FIFA, stripped of U17 women’s World Cup hosting rights

Image Source : AP India banned by FIFA, stripped of U17 women’s World Cup hosting rights Highlights India was on Tuesday suspended by the world governing body FIFA. As per FIFA, India was suspended for “undue influence from third parties”. This is the first time the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has been banned by… Read More »

Don’t pay too much attention: Sunil Chhetri to players on FIFA ban threat

Image Source : PTI Sunil Chhetri in action Star footballer Sunil Chhetri advised fellow players to continue giving their best on the pitch and not worry about FIFA’s threat of a ban on Indian football. Earlier this month, the world football governing body FIFA had threatened to suspend the AIFF and strip off its right… Read More »