Ahead of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, the newly elected president and secretary general of AIFF visited Kalinga Stadium here on Wednesday.
Infantino's visit, if it takes place, will coincide with the final leg of the FIFA Women's U-17 world Cup, which is to be held in the country from October 11 to 30.
"The national team has done great in the recent past. Qualifying for back-to-back Asian Cups is very good for Indian football, and we need to take things forward from here," said Eugeneson.
FIFA boss Infantino, AIFF president Chaubey discuss grassroots, women's football development in India
The AIFF is in the final stages of its preparations to host the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup, which will be played across three cities and kicks off on October 11 and runs until October 30.
Welcoming the members, the AIFF president said: "This is the first time that six former eminent players are part of the Committee as per the order of the Honourable Supreme Court.
In the election for the post of president, Indian football icon Bhutia suffered a humiliating 1-33 defeat against his former East Bengal teammate Kalyan Chaubey, a BJP leader from West Bengal.
Favourite makes it a no contest at the elections, says there will be a discussion with FIFA chief about way forward
Finally , the All India Football Federation elections are here. Even though the odds are loaded in favour of former India footballer Kalyan Chaubey,
Elections are to be held for the posts of one president, one vice president, one treasurer and 14 executive committee members.
The lifting of the ban on Friday will allow Indian national teams and clubs to play in competitions under the aegis of AFC and FIFA, but it was a huge loss for Gokulam Kerala.
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 federation president.
As a consequence, the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup 2022 scheduled to take place on October 11-30, 2022 will be held in India as planned.
As per the latest SC order, the EC should have 17 members in total including a president, VP and treasurer.
Bhaichung had earlier filed his nomination for the president's post and was backed by his former teammate Deepak Mandal and seconded by eminent woman footballer, Madhu Kumari.
The AIFF had reached out to the Supreme Court asking to strike down an earlier court order that put the CoA in-charge of the day-to-day functioning of the football unit.
The Supreme Court on Monday terminated the Committee of Administrators, as demanded by the world governing body FIFA, and pushed back the AIFF election by a week.
IT had been quite an anxious wait for the sports ministry and other stakeholders after international football federation (FIFA) suspended All India Football Federation (AIFF) last Monday.
Things could have been different if the CoA had been more accommodating of FIFA’s worry before submitting the draft constitution to the court.
The bench terminated the CoA and the day-to-day management shall be looked after by AIFF's acting secretary general exclusively.
Centre also urged that the day-to-day management of the All India Football Federation shall be looked after by the AIFF administration led by the acting Secretary General.