FIFA

DOHA: The FIFA Council met here Friday in advance of Sunday's World Cup final, which FIFA president Gianni Infantino hailed as the “best ever”, following nearly a month during which “football reinforced its unique cohesive power by uniting the world in a spirit of peace and friendship”, and adopted a number of key decisions for the future of football.

Oct 31, 2022 17:10
NAVI MUMBAI: FIFA president Gianni Infantino lauded India's hosting of the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup, while speaking at a felicitation ceremony ahead of the final here Sunday, which saw holders Spain retain the title they won in Uruguay in 2018.
Oct 31, 2022 16:10
NAVI MUMBAI: FIFA co-signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ministry of Education, Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and the All India Football Federation (AIFF) here Sunday to launch Football for Schools across India, with the goal of reaching 25 million schoolchildren throughout the country.
Sep 28, 2022 19:09
Indian football legend Sunil Chhetri's legendary career has got a new level of recognition in form of a series named 'Captain Fantastic', which will showcase his story in a span of three episodes. 
Sep 19, 2022 14:09
NEW DELHI: FIFA's head of women's football development Arijana Demirovic inaugurated the U-17 Women's World Cup legacy initiative, referee education scholarship programme on Saturday.  Demirovic was accompanied by 32 female participants and All India Football Federation secretary general Shaji Prabhakaran. The tournament is set to be held in the country from the 11th of October to the 30th of October.
Aug 24, 2022 18:08
NEW DELHI: A day after the Supreme Court terminated the mandate of the Committee of Administrators (CoA), as demanded by FIFA, the All India Football Federation sent a letter to the world body requesting that the suspension that had been served on the AIFF be revoked.
Aug 23, 2022 19:08
Close on the heels of the Supreme Court on Monday disbanding the Committee of Administrators running the All India Football Federation, as demanded by FIFA, the returning officer announced that elections to the AIFF executive committee will be held on September 2 and aspiring candidates can file fresh nominations from August 25.
Aug 22, 2022 13:08
NEW DELHI: FIFA proposed, the Supreme Court disposed! A week after FIFA suspended the All India Football Federation and rescinded the country's hosting rights for the upcoming U-17 Women's World Cup over "flagrant violations of its statutes", the Supreme Court disbanded the Committee of Administrators it had set up in May to oversee the running of the AIFF.
Aug 17, 2022 16:08
NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court, while hearing a government plea to settle issues that led to FIFA suspending the All India Football Federation and rescinding hosting rights for the upcoming Under-17 Women’s World Cup in October, directed the Centre to take a proactive role in lifting the suspension.  The next hearing in the matter has been scheduled for August 22.
Aug 16, 2022 17:08
NEW DELHI: The Union government on Tuesday made an urgent request in the Supreme Court for an early hearing as FIFA suspended the All India Football Federation (AIFF), and rescinded India's India hosting rights for the upcoming Under-17 Women’s World Cup in October. Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, representing the Centre, mentioned the matter before a bench headed by Justice D.Y. Chandrachud.
Aug 16, 2022 17:08
MUMBAI: The three men manning the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators overseeing the running of the All India Football Federation cannot claim to not have been forewarned. The AIFF on Tuesday joined the "august company" of national governing bodies that have been suspended by FIFA.