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Central government urges States, UTs to promote Football ahead of 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India!

The Centre has urged the states and Union Territories in India to take necessary steps to popularize and promote the sport of Football in their territory to make the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup in India a huge success. The Sports Ministry has sent a letter to all Chief Secretaries …

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AIFF to galvanize PM Modi’s support of Football in India!

The hosting by the All India Football Federation of three major international competitions within the next 18 months, among them the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup, and the engagement activities planned around it have been the catalyst for the strategic decision by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to support Football …

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India Youth Coach Nicolai Adam: We want to qualify for U-17 World Cup on merit!

The International exposure which the AIFF has been providing the India Under-16 National Team on their road to prepare for the 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup has been quite unprecedented in Indian Football history. The Team has already been to International exposure Tours to Germany, Spain and South Africa and …

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AIFF GS Kushal Das: AIFF Youth Cup will evaluate the progress of India U17 World Cup Team!

The AIFF Youth Cup is a novel concept as it’s the first time that an International Youth Tournament is being hosted in India. The Tournament which features the U-16 National Teams of USA, South Korea (Korea Republic), Tanzania and Malaysia besides hosts India kicks-off in Goa on May 15. In …

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VIDEO – NewsX: Drought could affect India’s preparations for 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup!

The All India Football Federation secretary general Kushal Das has conceded to NewsX that drought conditions could jeopardise India’s chances of hosting the 2018 FIFA Under-17 World Cup. This after the BCCI was forced to shift IPL matches outside Maharashtra due to drought situation. With drought conditions affecting major parts of …

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AIFF president Praful Patel: FIFA U17 World Cup is an initiative to transform Indian Football!

The 2017 FIFA Under-17 World Cup to be hosted in India has often been dubbed as the Footballing wind having the potential to encapsulate the entire Nation. With the mega event less than 18 months away, the preparations to transform Indian Football are in full-swing. Highlighting the importance of the …

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Javier Ceppi: India PM Encouragement will play a huge role towards U17 World Cup success!

Buoyed by the PM’s support to the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, Tournament Director Javier Ceppi believes that the Government’s involvement in the FIFA’s flagship event to be hosted in India will play a major role towards creating a football revolution in India. The LOC set up by the AIFF is …

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