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AIFF decides to delay start of upcoming domestic season due to pandemic

May 30, 2020 8:18 am

Due to 'an exceptional circumstance' like Covid-19, the AIFF decided to delay the start date of the domestic season. Last year, the ISL began on October 20 while the I-League started on November 30.

Venue preparations for postponed FIFA U-17 Women's WC on track: AIFF

May 27, 2020 6:57 pm

All India Football Federation (AIFF) General Secretary Kushal Das on Wednesday said that the COVID-19 pandemic has failed to hamper the preparations at all the five venues of the postponed FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup.

'Bala Devi is an inspiration to all women footballers': Praful Patel

May 16, 2020 5:41 pm

Bala Devi, who hails from Manipur, is currently on a professional contract with Scottish club Rangers, the first Indian woman footballer to do so.

AIFF looks to foreign hand and feet to make PIOs and OCIs eligible

May 10, 2020 5:04 pm

The AIFF has renewed its push for the inclusion of Overseas Citizens of India (OCI) and Persons of Indian Origin (PIO) in the national teams, which is currently not allowed since 2008.

ISL, I-League await domestic revision after AIFF approves reduction of foreigners

May 10, 2020 12:11 pm

With the implementation of the "3+1" foreign player rule at the club level, India's national team setup could reap long-term benefits with the burgeoning of more local players.

AIFF recommends less foreign players in ISL, I-League games from next season

May 10, 2020 12:07 pm

Igor Stimac had in March expressed unhappiness at the number of foreign players featuring in domestic leagues, saying it was coming in the way of the country producing a future Sunil Chhetri.

ISL, I-League brace for upheaval as AIFF considers altering foreign player rules

May 08, 2020 1:57 pm

The AFC-recommended "3+1" foreign player quota rule, which potentially might be discussed in AIFF's meeting on Friday, aims to encourage the development of talent from local youth academies.

AIFF working with FIFA to finalise new dates for Women's U-17 World Cup: Praful Patel

April 10, 2020 8:57 pm

Praful Patel said the Local Organising Committee (LOC) is working in close collaboration with FIFA to finalise the dates in the "earliest possible timeline".

AIFF begins campaign on how to remain fit during lockdown

April 03, 2020 5:57 pm

The video campaign #FitWithIndianFootball will see players like Bhaichung Bhutia, Sunil Chhetri, Ashalata Devi, Dangmei Grace, and others explaining fans several footballing training regimes.

AIFF, Hockey India pledge to donate Rs 25 lakh each to fight COVID-19 pandemic

April 01, 2020 6:28 pm

The decision to donate was taken by AIFF and Hockey India after Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a special emergency fund for the nation to fight the coronavirus outbreak.


Sunil chhetri, Captain Fantastic

August 05, 2018 9:39 am