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AIFF appoint Isac Doru as new Technical Director!

The All India Football Federation confirms the appointment of Isac Doru as its new Technical Director. Mr. Doru was selected from a list of over 60 candidates who had applied for the post which was advertised earlier this year. Born in Craiova, the 56-year old comes with a rich experience …

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AIFF to recommend Gurpreet Singh Sandhu & Jeje Lalpekhlua for Arjuna Awards!

As every year, the All India Football Federation is set to recommend the names of Indian footballers for the national Arjuna Award. This year as in 2017 and 2018, the AIFF is set to recommend the names of goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and striker Jeje Lalpekhlua for the Arjuna Awards. …

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AIFF Technical Committee meets to talk to Technical Director candidates!

The All India Football Federation’s Technical Committee meeting was chaired by Mr. Shyam Thapa, Chairman, AIFF Technical Committee at the Football House in New Delhi today, April 22. Besides Kushal Das, General Secretary, AIFF, Technical Committee Deputy Chairman Henry Menezes along with other members of the Technical Committee – Ishfaq …

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What are we looking for in the new India National Team coach?

The Indian national football team is set to be back in action in June 2019 in the King’s Cup in Thailand under a new national team head coach. The last India game had been on January 14, 2019, the final 2019 AFC Asian Cup group match against Bahrain which India …

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Does having Praful Patel in FIFA Council help Indian football?

The All India Football Federation president Praful Patel was elected to the FIFA Council on Saturday, April 6 in Kuala Lumpur at the AFC Congress. By being elected, Praful Patel became the first-ever Indian to become a part of the top body FIFA Council and I’d like to congratulate Prafulji …

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India’s Shanmugam Venkatesh: Exposure & accountability has helped Indian Football!

As India have come a long distance in the last few years climbing over 70 spots on the FIFA World Rankings, India Senior Men’s Team assistant coach Venkatesh Shanmugam has seen the team go through the shift over the last three years. “Our team has improved a lot. But all …

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VIDEO – 420 Grams Ground Report: Critical Decision for Indian Football Over Next Few Weeks!

After the All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) latest Technical Committee meeting on April 15, 2019, 420 grams caught up with key members of the body. Former internationals Shyam Thapa, Henry Menezes, Abhishek Yadav and Ishfaq Ahmed went into some detail about what lies ahead in terms of not just the …

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AIFF Technical Committee meets in Football House in Delhi!

The All India Football Federation’s Technical Committee meeting was Chaired over by Shyam Thapa, Chairman, AIFF Technical Committee at Football Headquarters, the Football House in Dwarka today, April 15. Besides AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das, and National Team Director Abhishek Yadav, Henry Menezes, Ishfaq Ahmed, Pradip Banerjee, and G.P. Palguna …

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Does the Super Cup have a future in Indian club football?

The final of the second edition of the Super Cup was played last night at the Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar with FC Goa beating Chennaiyin FC 2-1 to lift their first piece of silverware. And I have to be honest. Last year when the Super Cup was announced as the …

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