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Tag Archives: Indian Football

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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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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XtraTime VIDEO: Durand Cup to come under AIFF calendar from next season!

XtraTime in an exclusive interview with AIFF general secretary Kushal Das found out that India’s oldest tournament in the Durand Cup from next season onwards would come under the AIFF calendar as a pre-season tournament in August/September.

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AIFF League Committee meets to discuss in Bhubaneswar!

Subrata Dutta, Senior Vice President, All India Football Federation and Chairman, League Committee chaired AIFF League Committee Meeting in Bhubaneswar today, April 13. B.K. Roka, Chirag Tanna, Rochak Langer along with Sunando Dhar, CEO, I-League were present besides Rahul Mascarenhas, Chairman, Legal Advisory Committee and Dr. Vece Paes, Chairman, Sports …

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