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Former India soccer captain Mohammed Habib dies; AIFF condoles

Kolkata: Former India forward Mohammed Habib passed away on Tuesday in his residence in Hyderabad after a long illness, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) said on Tuesday.

AIFF to provide Rs 24 lakh as yearly financial support to state associations

New Delhi/IBNS: The newly formed Development Committee of All India Football Federation (AIFF) has decided an annual financial support of Rs 24 lakhs be provided to each state association under the banner of the AIFF for development of football across India.

Football for schools: FIFA signs MoU with AIFF & education ministry

Mumbai/IBNS: The All India Football Federation, Union Ministry for Education and the FIFA have jointly signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for development of football through the schools across India.

AIFF and Saudi Arabia Football Federation sign historic MoU

Dammam/UNI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Saudi Arabian Football Federation (SAFF) for promotion of football activities including the provision of technological support, the organisation and hosting of youth competitions for both men and women on a regular basis.

Padma Shri and Arjuna Awards may come to Bengal this time: New AIFF chief Kalyan Chaubey

Kolkata/IBNS: Kalyan Chaubey, the new chief of the governing body of Indian football (AIFF), Thursday said there is a high chance of his own state West Bengal getting the country's two top awards, Padma Shri and Arjuna.

FIFA lifts suspension of AIFF, India to remain host for U-17 Women's World Cup 2022

Zurich/IBNS: The Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) Friday lifted its suspension on the All India Football Federation (AIFF), allowing India to remain as the host country for the U-17 Women's World Cup 2022 in October.

AIFF requests FIFA to reconsider suspension on Indian football

New Delhi/UNI: All India Football Federation (AIFF)'s acting general secretary Sunando Dhar has requested FIFA Secretary General Fatma Samoura to “reconsider their decision of suspending" the governing body of Indian football.

Supreme Court stays CoA hand in AIFF affairs

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday in a significant development for Indian football passed a direction terminating the involvement of the Committee of Administrators (CoA) in the affairs of the All India Football Federation (AIFF).

FIFA suspends All India Football Federation, says India cannot host U-17 Women’s World Cup 2022

New Delhi:  The Bureau of the FIFA Council on Tuesday said it has unanimously decided to suspend the All India Football Federation (AIFF) with immediate effect due to undue influence from third parties, which constitutes a serious violation of the FIFA Statutes.

More matches and exposure has helped Blue Tigers improve, says ex-Indian skipper Bhaichung Bhutia

New Delhi: Legendary Indian striker Bhaichung Bhutia, the first Indian to have 100 international caps to his name, spoke about the changes he has seen in Indian football since he hung up his boots in 2011.

AIFF condoles former footballer Bhaskar Maity's death

Kolkata/UNI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has condoled the death of former India goalkeeper Bhaskar Maity, who passed away on Wednesday.

AFC announces revised schedule for WC Qualifiers

New Delhi/IBNS: The Asian Football Confederation has intimated the All India Football Federation about the new match schedules for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Preliminary Competition and the AFC Asian Cup China 2023 Qualifiers Preliminary Joint Qualification Round 2.

Development during lockdown, AIFF goes digital with Referees

New Delhi/IBNS: All India Football Federation has started online tutorial classes for referees across the country to keep them “on their toes' during the lockdown for the COVID-19 pandemic in India.

COVID19 fear: All footballing activities stay suspended till Mar 31, 2020, says AIFF

New Delhi/UNI:  All India Football Federation on Saturday said adhering to the advisories issued by the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, and directives from several state governments, all footballing activities stay suspended till March 31, 2020 due to impact of COVID-19 pandemic.

Coronavirus scare: AIFF postpones final round of Santosh Trophy

New Delhi/UNI: The final round of the Hero Santosh Trophy 2019-20 scheduled to be played in Aizawl, has been postponed in wake of COVID-19 outbreak.