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AIFF's Final Draft Constitution Submitted To SC For Approval By CoA

All India Football Federation's (AIFF) final draft constitution was presented to Supreme Court for approval on July 15 by Committee of Administrators. After failing to organize independent elections for a long period, the committee was compelled to take over procedures and dissolve organization's incumbent office holders. "I hope that with the new constitution in place, we can move ahead with developing Indian football," said AIFF interim… read-more

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 07:10 PM / by Vidhi Jhunjhunwala

Tags: Football, Indian Football, AIFF, Supreme Court, Committee of administers

Courtesy: India today

Air India Flight Receiving Water Salute

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Air India Flight Receives 'Water Salute' In Maldives Marking 46 Years Of Air Service

Air India's AI-267 flight recieved 'water salute' when it landed on Maldives' Male airport to commemorate 46 years of air service. "Air India operated its first flight from Trivandrum to Male, in February 1976," tweeted Air India. Reportedly, when the flight was landed, Male airport officials were ready with their water cannons. Air India was formally handed over to Tata Group after 69 years of nationalisation. 

Mon, 21 Feb 2022 - 06:15 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Air India, Travel, Maldives, Indian Football, Male airport

Courtesy: ANI

Subhas Bhowmick

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India's Former Footballer Subhas Bhowmick Dies At 72

Subhas Bhowmick (72), India's former footballer breathed his last in a hospital on January 22, after a prolonged illness, hospital sources confirmed. Bhowmick was popularly known as 'Bhombolda', who was a striker and played for East Bengal, represented India in several international tournaments, and coached several clubs. He was hospitalized with diabetic problems and kidney ailments, before he passed away. 

Sat, 22 Jan 2022 - 11:00 AM / by Basharat Rashid

Tags: Indian Football, footballer, Death, Kolkata, hospital

Abishek Yadav

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AIFF Appoints Ex-Striker Abhishek As First Dy-General Secretary

The All India Football Federation has appointed former striker Abhishek Yadav as the first-ever deputy general secretary. Captaining the Indian team in past, Abhishek has a deep-rooted history with the AIFF in various capacities and has worked closely alongside general secretary Kushal Das. The 40-year-old footballer has been directing the national team since January 2018. Reportedly, the appointment is rare since a former player has been… read-more

Tue, 05 Jan 2021 - 06:28 PM / by Sakshi Teresa Emmanuel

Tags: AIFF, Abhishek Yadav, Deputy General Secretary, Indian Football

Courtesy: NDTV Sports

Carlton Chapman


Football: Indian Team's Ex-captain Carlton Chapman Dies Of Heart Attack

India's former football team captain Carlton Chapman died of heart attack on October 12. The 49-year-old suffered acute back pain on October 11 and was hospitalised in Bengaluru. The footballer had played for teams like FC Kochi, with which he won 'South Asian Football Federation Golden Cup 1997' and East Bengal. Chapman had played for JCT as well, winning 14 titles including the first edition of National Football League.

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 10:12 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Indian Football, Carlton Chapman, Acute Back Pain, FC Kochi

Football Delhi

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Football Delhi to Introduce E-Football Competitions For Youth

Football Delhi, in an executive meeting, decided to start a virtual football competition for schools and youth. The committee is planning to start the new season league matches from December 20 subject to the COVID situations. President of Football Delhi, Shaji Prabhakaran said, "E-football competitions will provide encouraging opportunities to our youth who are missing the pitch actions." Reportedly, Football Delhi association is the first… read-more

Tue, 29 Sep 2020 - 10:34 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Football, New Delhi, Indian Football, Virtual

Bala Devi


Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju Called Bala Devi as "Pride of Indian Football"

Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Kiren Rijiju has applauded Indian woman footballer Bala Devi Ngangom. He has labeled Bala Devi as the "pride of Indian football". Rijiju tweeted, "Good Going Bala Devi, the talented and the pride of Indian football." Scotland's Ranger FC had signed Bala Devi in March… read-more

Tue, 08 Sep 2020 - 11:33 AM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Kiren Rijiju, Bala Devi, Indian Football, Rangers Fc

Courtesy: ANI News

Amarjit Singh


Indian Footballer Amarjit Singh Calls I-League as Perfect 'Ladder'

Indian Mid-fielder Amarjit Singh has termed I-League as the perfect 'ladder' for him, with which he could make into the national football team. Amarjit led India in FIFA U-17 World cup in 2017. In an interview to AIFF TV, he said "After the world cup, we were provided with a ladder to improve further as a team". He added, playing at I-League has helped him to become a better… read-more

Sun, 30 Aug 2020 - 07:29 PM / by Ujjwal Panchariya

Tags: Amarjit Singh, Indian Football, I-League, FIFA World Cup

Courtesy: ANI News

Bhaichung Bhutia

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Football: Bhaichung Bhutia Says Indian Football is Getting Better

Former football team captain Bhaichung Bhutia said that Indian football was getting better with every game played. Padma Shri and Arjuna Awardee Bhutia told AIFF TV that strengthening football at grassroots level was crucial to provide quality players for national team. He added that it was essential for achieving successes in AFC Asian Cup and FIFA youth World Cups. Bhutia is the first Indian to have played 100 international matches.

Mon, 24 Aug 2020 - 09:54 AM / by Shivam Chandrashekhar Kulkarni

Tags: Bhaichung Bhutia, Indian Football, FIFA World Cup, AIFF

Courtesy: India Today