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AIFF to conduct ‘International Virtual Conference’ for coaches from September 28-30!

All India Football Federation (AIFF) is set to organize an ‘International Virtual Conference’ for coaches from September 28-30, which will feature a number of top-level speakers conducting sessions over a wide variety of topics. In a live chat with AIFF TV, AIFF Head of Coach Education Savio Medeira shared details …

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Evolution of Indian Football: The Clubs, Grassroots Development, Challenges & Opportunities Ahead!

Watch R. Vineel Krishna (IAS, Additional Secretary & Director Sports, Youth Services Department, Government of Odisha), Sunando Dhar (CEO, Leagues Department, AIFF), Rohan Sharma (President, Odisha FC), Mandar Tamhane (CEO, Bengaluru FC), and Mukul Vinayak Choudhari (CEO, Jamshedpur FC) discuss and exchange their perspectives on the evolution of Indian Football …

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Kiren Rijiju: Would like to see lot more Indian coaches in the system in 4-5 years!

Minister for Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju laid special emphasis on the importance of growing home-grown coaches to broad-base football and other sports in the country, in an online discussion on Friday, September 4. “Coaching is an integral part of football. A lot of foreign coaches are brought in …

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420 Grams S02E50: Is football in India favouring Feudalism over Democracy?

On the basis of recent cases, such as those of FC Bengaluru United and Sreenidhi FC, 420 Grams examines the turf-guarding that seems to be dominating the expansion of football leagues (Indian Super League – ISL and I-League) in India.

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Association of Football Clubs & Academies in India (AFCAI) launched!

The popularity of football in India has been growing faster by the day. There are some factors that have contributed to the garnering of viewership of this sport like the I-League, the Indian Super League, the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, and the upcoming FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup. It …

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420 Grams S02E49: Are India’s Footballers earning their Freedom?

This Independence Day weekend 420 Grams talk about some of the biggest transfer stories in Indian football ahead of the new season. Renedy Singh and Ishfaq Ahmed, sporting champions of independent India, give perspective on what the numbers mean and whether, finally, India’s footballers are beginning to find financial freedom.

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