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AFC endorses AIFF with full membership of AFC Elite Youth Scheme!

The Asian Football Confederation has conferred the All India Football Federation with the AFC Elite Youth Scheme full membership status. In a letter to AIFF general Secretary Kushal Das, AFC general secretary Dato Windsor John wrote, “We are pleased to inform that your application for full membership of the AFC …

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420 Grams S02E42: What Does Derecognition by the Sports Ministry Mean for Football in India?

With no sport on the horizon, administrators seem to have all the time in the world to play politics. Over the past few weeks we have seen power struggles in the Indian Olympic Association (IOA), tussles between the BCCI and the ICC, doping violations and the derecognition of 54 National …

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Fantasy Sports to make a stronger comeback as sports resume globally without in-stadia fans!

The Federation of Indian Fantasy Sports (FIFS), India’s first and only Fantasy Sports self-regulatory industry body, revealed that the Indian Fantasy Sports platforms witnessed participation from over 5 million Indian sports fans between April and June 2020. In the same period, Fantasy Sports (FS) companies introduced new sports like baseball, …

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VIDEO: AIFC WebTalk with Raymond Domenech (France)!

A special AIFC WebTalk with Raymond Domenech, former France National Team Coach who has 17 years of experience coaching both the senior and youth teams. A Q&A session moderated by AIFC Director Dinesh Nair saw Raymond opening up, sharing his experience with honesty and humility. An enriching and fun session …

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India amongst five nations interested to host 2027 AFC Asian Cup!

Following the invitation to all Member Associations to express their interest in hosting the 2027 AFC Asian Cup by June 30, 2020, the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has confirmed on Wednesday it has received expressions of interest from five Member Associations. The five Member Associations who have signalled their intentions …

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Aditi Chauhan: India hosting FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup & AFC Women’s Asian Cup, an advantage!

The one bright spot amidst the Covid19 pandemic Indian Senior Women’s National Team Goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan states was India being confirmed as hosts of the AFC Women’s Asian Cup 2022. In a chat with AIFF TV, Aditi said: “Jo bhi disappointment tha yeh lockdown mein nahi khelne ke liye, woh sab …

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XtraTime VIDEO: India government ordered to derecognise NSF like AIFF!

As XtraTime reports, the Delhi High Court on Wednesday asked the sports ministry to recall the order granting provisional renewal of recognition till September 30 to 54 NSFs (National Sports Bodies). This is a yearly ritual, which makes the NSFs eligible for government grants and assistance for training and competition. …

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Aditi Chauhan: Legacy of FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup will allow the girl child to play more!

Indian National Team goalkeeper Aditi Chauhan emphasised on the “roles played by parents to expose the girl child to different situations, and allow them to play.” In a live chat with AIFF TV, Aditi one of the flag bearers of Women’s Football in India urged all parents to understand and …

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Updated match schedule for 2021 FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup – India released!

The updated match schedule for the FIFA U-17 Womens World Cup – India, which is scheduled to take place from February 17 to March 7 next year, was released earlier today. Ahmedabad, Bhubaneswar, Guwahati, Kolkata and Navi Mumbai have already been confirmed as the five host cities for the tournament …

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AIFF organises 5-day online refresher course for Indian Coach Educators!

The All India Football Federation is currently organising a five-day online refresher course for the Coach Educators in the country via video conferencing. The course that got underway on Monday, June 22, saw former AIFF Technical Director and current FIFA and AFC Coach Educator Scott O’Donell, and FIFA and UEFA …

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