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AIFF wants I-League and ISL to run parallel for next 2-3 years

After meeting the representatives of I-League clubs on Wednesday, Praful Patel said AFC's recognition for I-League is necessary so that it can co-exist with the Indian Super League.

'Tiki-taka with Indian football': Chennai City write to AIFF to attend Executive Committee meeting

I-League champions Chennai City FC wrote to All India Football Federation on Tuesday requesting the governing body to grant the club a special invitation to the Executive Committee meeting.


Super Cup fiasco: Rs 10 lakh fine for 5 clubs, Rs 5 lakh for East Bengal

The Committee did not give any decision against Mohun Bagan and referred the case for arbitration since the Kolkata side did not sign for participation.

Croatian World Cupper Igor Stimac set to be appointed Indian football team coach

Croatia's World Cupper and former manager Igor Stimac is set to become Indian football team's head coach after the AIFF's Technical Committee Thursday recommended his name for the top job.

Stuck at Delhi Airport, Doru Isac appears for India technical director job interview via Skype

Upon landing at Delhi’s IGI Airport on Monday morning, Romanian Doru Isac wasn’t allowed to go past the immigration since he did not have sufficient paperwork.

AIFF signs coaching convention with Asian Football Confederation

All India Football Federation (AIFF) has signed an agreement called Coaching Convention with the Asian Football Confederation to extensively focus on coaching rules and methods.


Vacant since 2017, AIFF shortlists four candidates for technical director's post

AIFF is set to appoint its technical director and has short-listed four candidates for the high-profile post lying vacant for nearly two years and the recruitment is likely to take place around the same time as the national coach.

National football coach will be appointed at the earliest: AIFF president

All India Football Federation president Praful Patel may consider appointing a big name as national team coach only if the candidate fits their criteria, saying the appointment will be done at the earliest.

No leagues, No money, No facilities, Drying talent pool...India host U-17 women’s World Cup

Hosting U-17 women’s World Cup next year is all about giving impetus. But zero age-group leagues, daily allowance of 600 for national duty, corporates and federation stuck in a vicious cycle have led to drying talent pool and arbitrary selection. The Indian Express takes a look.

Praful Patel elected as FIFA Council member, first from India

All India Football Federation president Praful Patel on Saturday was elected as a FIFA Council member, becoming the first Indian to enter the prestigious panel in a landmark development.

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