India football

Indian U-17 women's football team assistant coach suspended following allegation of  'miscoduct'

According to the source, head coach Thomas Dennerby himself was a witness to the "incident" and it was he, who immediately informed the AIFF. 

published on : 30th June 2022

FIFA-AFC wants Football Federation to end election process by September 15

FIFA-AFC delegate set date for Indian football body to identify new office-bearers, state units commit to roadmap

published on : 24th June 2022

Igor Stimac rues lack of push but wants to continue

Coach, whose contract ends by Sep, says he can take India higher

published on : 19th June 2022

Extended Indian football calendar will help in Asian Cup preparation: Ashique Kuruniyan

Apart from the ISL, the two major cup competitions - Durand Cup and Super Cup also feature in the calendar from this season onwards.

published on : 17th June 2022

National Sports Federations must follow sports code without exceptions or face action

Senior advocate Rahul Mehra says court miffed with sports ministry and wants compliance report by June 2 

published on : 27th May 2022

CoA in Hockey India, warning for other errant sports federations 

The HC's order was in response to Aslam Sher Khan's petition two years ago challenging HI's decision, among others.

published on : 26th May 2022

Appointment of CoAs seems to be the norm. Is IOA next?

The Delhi HC had annulled the 2016 AIFF elections because it was not held in accordance with the sports code.

published on : 21st May 2022

SC order brought finality to 'long pending issue': AIFF chief on tenure extension

The SC named a panel headed by Justice (retd) AR Dave, with SY Qureshi, former Chief Election Commissioner, and Bhaskar Ganguly, former captain of the Indian football team, as members.

published on : 20th May 2022

Not Patel and Co but Supreme Court-appointed CoA to run AIFF until elections

According to the bench, the CoA will have two members who were appointed earlier — Dr SY Qureshi, former Chief Election Commissioner and Bhaskar Ganguly, former captain of the Indian football team.

published on : 19th May 2022

SC appoints Committee of Administrators headed by ex-judge to manage affairs of AIFF 

The top court said the current state of affairs is not in the interest of proper governance of the federation.

published on : 18th May 2022

Shuvendu selected for AFC Pro coaching course

The last AFC Pro Diploma Coaching Course to be held in India was back in 2016.

published on : 9th May 2022

Kushal Das molestation charges: Bajaj lodges complaints with NCW, writes to FIFA, AFC 

Soon after Bajaj went public with his allegations last month, the AIFF and its internal complaints committee head Jyotsna Gupta had outrightly rejected them.

published on : 5th May 2022

Main issue with football in India is league structure: Kushal Das

Currently ranked 106th in the FIFA chart, the India national men's team is aiming to qualify for its second successive AFC Asian Cup finals.

published on : 8th April 2022

ISL: Harmanjot Khabra banned for Kerala Blasters FC's last 2 league matches 

Khabra was found guilty of "hitting an opponent when not challenging for the ball" after being charged with "violent conduct' in an Indian Super League match against Hyderabad FC last month.

published on : 2nd March 2022

India trying to 'avoid' Belarus in football friendly amid Russia-Ukraine conflict

India were to take on Bahrain on March 23 and efforts are on to replace Belarus with another country for the March 26 game in Manama amid a global sporting boycott of Russia and Belarus.

published on : 2nd March 2022
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