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Indian sisters Ananya Kamboj & Aahana Kamboj participated in Football for Friendship 2020!

Ananya Kamboj and Aahana Kamboj represented India at the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship 2020 as a member of International Expert Council and young journalist respectively. The Eighth Season of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship has finished. This season, the first-ever Football for …

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India U-17 Girls: Motivated & encouraged after interaction with Praful Patel & Kiren Rijiju!

In an interaction with the India U-17 women’s national team on Tuesday, December 1, All India Football Federation (AIFF) President Praful Patel and Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju laid down the future pathway for the players, starting from the 2022 FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup qualification campaign to the 2027 …

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AIFF president Praful Patel & Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju interact with India U-17 girls via video conferencing!

All India Football Federation president Praful Patel and Minister of State of the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju interacted at length with the India U-17 Women’s National team and assured them of their full support and laid down a roadmap for the girls on Tuesday, December 1. …

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AFP VIDEO: India Maradona fans mourn ‘Our God’ Diego!

Emotional fans in the cities of Kolkata and Kannur mourn the passing of Argentine footballer Diego Maradona, who is revered as their “legend” and even “God”. Tributes flock in on streets and at the football giant’s statue in Kolkata, while Hotel Blue Nile in Kannur is setting up a museum …

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Indian football icons mourn ‘inspirational’ Diego Maradona’s demise!

Indian football stars grieved the passing away of one of football’s greatest legends, Diego Maradona, who enthralled fans across the world with his skills and had wowed fans in India during his multiple visits to the country in the past as well. The former Argentine captain and FIFA World Cup …

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Through personal trainers, Indian referees increase fitness & move forward together!

Football in the times of the COVID-19 pandemic has changed a lot in terms of how teams approach the game. The I-League Qualifiers that was the first sporting event to be held in India after the lockdown, and the ongoing Indian Super League have given the teams the chance to …

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AIFF-KNVB join hands to organise online courses for women coaches!

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) and Royal Dutch Football Association (KNVB) joined hands to organise a four-session online coaching course for women coaches as part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the two federations. 27 AFC ‘A’, ‘B’ & AFC/AIFF ‘C’ category women coaches have been selected for …

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FIFA Council decides 2020 FIFA Club World Cup in Feb 2021, women’s youth tournaments only in 2022!

In light of the current global COVID-19 pandemic and its continuing impact on football, the Bureau of the FIFA Council has taken a number of decisions related to FIFA competitions, including the FIFA Club World Cup 2020 as well as the women’s youth tournaments planned for 2020. Following discussion and …

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AIFF & LOC Statement on the decision to appoint India host of 2022 FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup!

Following due consideration of the situation and taking into account the input of all stakeholders the FIFA-Confederations COVID-19 Working Group has recommended that the 2020 edition of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup (and FIFA U-20 Women’s World Cup) be cancelled and that the hosting rights for the 2022 editions …

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Indian Sports Ministry announces new incentive structure to fund 500 private academies!

In a first-ever move, the Sports Ministry has introduced a incentivisation structure to extend monetary support to 500 private academies, through the Khelo India Scheme over the next four years starting in the Financial Year 2020-21. In this model, private academies shall be graded into different categories based on quality …

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