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Delhi High Court dismisses AIFF President Praful Patel election in Dec 2016, S.Y. Quraishi to be AIFF administrator!

Only three days after successfully hosting the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup, the All India Football Federation came in for a rude shock as the Delhi High Court on Tuesday, October 31 set aside the election of its president Praful Patel, re-elected in December 2016 for a four-year term, his …

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FIFA President terms 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup as a ‘resounding success’!

FIFA President Gianni Infantino described the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India as a “resounding success which has broken all kinds of records.” “When the U-17 World Cup was allotted to India I wasn’t a part of FIFA. But now I can say that it’s all set to surpass the …

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2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup hailed as a fantastic event!

With the 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup India set to conclude on Saturday in Kolkata, media gathered at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan Stadium for a closing press conference on Thursday. Jaime Yarza, Head of FIFA Tournaments, reflected on a “fantastic tournament”, while the Chairman of the India 2017 Local …

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AIFF president Praful Patel: India has arrived at the world stage!

The All India Football Federation president Praful Patel expressed his “delight and satisfaction at AIFF’s dream project 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup in India being an astounding success.” “In terms of organisation, the infrastructure, the attendance and conduct of the games is a reflection of the fact that India has …

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AIFF President Praful Patel: 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup opens door for more FIFA tournaments in India

AIFF President Praful Patel addressed this edition of U-17 World Cup as a “new beginning for Indian Football” and confirmed that India are “in a better position in terms of hosting a world-class event.” Praful Patel was speaking at the Indira Gandhi Gandhi Stadium in Guwahati on the sidelines of …

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VIDEO – XtraTime: What Praful Patel said after meeting the India U-17s ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup opener!

The AIFF president Praful Patel after meeting the India Under-17 national team yesterday spoke to the media ahead of their FIFA U-17 World Cup opener against the USA on Friday evening.

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VIDEO – News18: Praful Patel confident of India’s good show at FIFA U-17 World Cup!

AIFF President Praful Patel visited the Indian team training session at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium and had some encouraging words for the players. “Everybody has realised that we are in a very tough group. Everybody acknowledges that if India makes it to the next level it will be fantastic for …

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VIDEO – NDTV: AIFF president Praful Patel – In 10 years, Football will be the same as Cricket in India!

In an exclusive interview to NDTV, the President of the All India Football Federation Praful Patel talks about India’s chances in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, the preparations and also addresses a few concerns in the run-up to the first FIFA World Cup that India is hosting. Click on the …

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AIFF president Praful Patel meets India U-17 at final training ahead of 2017 FIFA U-17 World Cup!

The All India Football Federation president Praful Patel paid a visit to the Indian U-17 National Team’s final training session at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium in New Delhi on Thursday, October 5. “You need to enjoy the moment,” he told the boys. “The entire Country is rooting for you,” he …

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