"As of now we have visited and inspected five host cities - Kolkata, Bhuvaneshwar, Ahmedabad, Goa and Navi Mumbai. There is a lot of interest from other cities as well," tournament director Roma Khanna said.
Security concerns since the 1980s have forced Iraq to host most qualifiers in neutral countries. Iraq played ``home'' games in Iran, Jordan and Malaysia in a failed attempt to reach the 2018 tournament.
Premier League rivals Chelsea were given a one-year transfer ban and fined 600,000 Swiss francs in February in relation to 29 cases where regulations relating to the international transfer and registration of Under-18 players were breached.
Six I-League clubs, led by former I-League champions Minerva Punjab, had questioned the All India Football Federation's move to award the top league status to the privately-run Indian Super League (ISL).
The AIFF's plan to merge the franchise-based Indian Super League (ISL) with the I-League has faced major obstacles and there is little clarity on the roadmap, leaving stakeholders and fans confused about the future of club football.
Swiss soccer executive Gianni Infantino vowed on Friday to lead FIFA, the sport’s world governing body, out of years of corruption and scandal after being elected president to succeed Sepp Blatter. “We will restore the image of FIFA and the respect of FIFA, and everyone in the world will be proud of us,” the 45-year-old […]