Tag: Aiff

 Igor Stimac
Igor Stimac signs contract extension till AFC Asian Cup 2023

The 55-year-old from Croatia has been in charge of the Blue Tigers since 2019

  • Wednesday, 05 October 2022
 Kalyan Chaubey
Kalyan Chaubey elected AIFF president with landslide win

Former India goalkeeper Kalyan Chaubey has defeated Bhaichung Bhutia 33-1 in a one-sided All India Football Federation (AIFF) election for the post of president on Friday.

  • Friday, 02 September 2022
FIFA lifts ban on AIFF, decks cleared for India to host women's U-17 World Cup
FIFA lifts ban on AIFF, decks cleared for India to host women's U-17 World Cup

The CoA, headed by former Supreme Court judge A R Dave, had been overseeing the affairs of the AIFF since the May 18 order of the top court, which ousted Praful Patel as the president of the federation.

  • Saturday, 27 August 2022
'CoA must cease to exist from today', Centre to SC on FIFA suspension of AIFF

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that the committee of administrators (CoA), managing the affairs of All India Football Federation (AIFF), must cease to exist from this day and also proposed 25 per cent of the elected executive committee should have eminent players.

  • Monday, 22 August 2022
Updates: Why FIFA Suspended AIFF From Hosting U-17 Women’s Football World Cup In October

The International Federation of Football Association (FIFA) in a statement on Tuesday (Aug 16) announced that it has decided to suspend the All India Football Federation (AIFF) with immediate effect. As per official reports, FIFA took the decision after "undue influence from third parties, which constitutes a severe violation of the FIFA statutes."

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  • Wednesday, 17 August 2022
'Breaking of ice is taking place', engaging with FIFA to lift AIFF suspension: Centre to SC

The AIFF will not be able to play any international games until the ban is removed.

  • Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Supreme Court
Centre seeks urgent hearing of AIFF case after FIFA suspends India, SC to hear on Aug 17

Mehta said FIFA was in Geneva and it has taken certain decisions which are important developments for the country and need to be brought before the court.

  • Tuesday, 16 August 2022
 I M Vijayan
Women’s Football Rising In India: I M Vijayan

India had recently locked horns against Brazil, Chile and Venezuela in a four-nation tournament as part of its preparation for the AFC Asian Cup to be held in India at Mumbai and Pune from January 20 to February 6

  • Friday, 10 December 2021
Super Cup Football: Aizawl FC wins tournament opener in penalty shootout

Bhubaneswar: I-League side Aizawl FC won the thrilling first game of the inaugural edition of Super Cup Football Tournament at Kalinga Stadium in Bhubaneswar against ISL champions Chennaiyin FC in a penalty shootout after the game ended in 2-2 draw following regulation time and extra time. In a major upset the ISL champs have been […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Bhubaneswar all set for Super Cup football tournament

Bhubaneswar: Adding another feather to its hat, Odisha government’s sports department is all set to host the India-Super Cup, which is being organised for the first time to promote football in the country. For the first time in the history of Indian football, All India Football Federation (AIFF) has decided to organise the football championship […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
Women's Football Championship inaugurated in Cuttack

Cuttack: 29 teams from across India will now been seen in action at the  23rd Senior National Women Football Championship that has been inaugurated at Barabati Stadium, Cuttack on Sunday. Secretary of Sports department Vishal Dev, Cuttack-Barabati MLA Debasish Samantaray, Odisha Athletic Association (OAA) Secretary Asirbad Behera and AIFF Assistant Manager of Women Football Sapna […]

  • Wednesday, 28 July 2021
FIFA Workshop for Indian women in Cuttack

Cuttack: 35 top women footballers of India are now attending a workshop conducted by FIFA at Barabati Stadium here in the city. The workshop aims at focusing on overall skill development of the players so that they can improve their game on field. The workshop is likely to play a crucial role in development of […]

  • Saturday, 24 July 2021
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Ex-cricketer in charge of coaching budding women footballers!

Bhubaneswar: It sounds strange, but it’s true nevertheless. A cricketer is honing the skill of budding footballers in a region in Odisha which is inarguably the nursery of women’s football. The cluster of backward villages in Aul-Rajkanika belt of Odisha’s Kendrapara district, which has churned out best of talents to don country’s jersey, is no […]

  • Wednesday, 21 July 2021
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Striker Pyari Xaxa wins AIFF award

Striker Pyari Xaxa of Odisha bagged the ‘Emerging Woman Footballer of the Year' award introduced by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Sunday

  • Monday, 19 July 2021
AIFF thanks outgoing coach Constantine

New Delhi: All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel thanked outgoing coach Stephen Constantine for his contribution to the national team. Constantine, who had taken over as the head coach of the senior men’s national team in February 2015, announced his decision step down after India bowed out of the AFC Asian Cup 2019 […]

  • Friday, 09 July 2021