Football Delhi

NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation's (AIFF) newly appointed secretary general Shaji Prabhakaran has resigned from Football Delhi president's post to avoid "any possible conflict of interest".

Prabhakaran, a former Regional Development Officer for FIFA in South and Central Asia, was named AIFF secretary general on 3 September, a day after former goalkeeper Kalyan Chaubey was elected as the president of the national federation.

Jul 13, 2022 16:07
NEW DELHI: The inaugural Delhi Premier League will commence at the Ambedkar Stadium on Friday. The league will be played in a double round-robin format with all 11 teams playing 20 matches each. A total of 110 matches will be played over two+ months. The tournament will carry a prize money of Rs 7 lakh. All the matches will be held at two venues - Ambedkar Stadium and Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
May 11, 2022 03:05
NEW DELHI: Football Delhi president Shaji Prabhakaran has claimed that All India Football Federation (AIFF) spends more than Rs 3 crore annually in fighting legal cases and that such a big expenditure is not "justified".
Mar 22, 2022 09:03
NEW DELHI: Shaji Prabhakaran was re-elected as the president of Football Delhi (Delhi Soccer Association) after defeating his nearest rival Anuj Gupta 55-21 in the Annual General Meeting (AGM) held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium here on Sunday. The third candidate for the presidential post Anadi Barua only got seven votes in the election.
Jul 05, 2021 20:07
NEW DELHI: Football Delhi will launch the ’37 Plus League’, involving retired players, from August 3 this year to mark the 37th birthday of Indian team striker Sunil Chhetri. Football Delhi has been celebrating Chhetri’s birthday as ‘Delhi Football Day’ since 2018. Also Read - Indian Football Team Captain Sunil Chhetri Signs New Two-Year Deal With Bengaluru FC
Jun 22, 2021 17:06
NEW DELHI: Football Delhi, the game's official governing body for the state of Delhi, announced Tuesday a partnership with Irony Inc. - an esports company that specializes in developing community-first esports programs.  The partnership aims to create a community of “gamers of Delhi”, that provides a gaming platform for football and gaming enthusiasts in the National Capital Region.
Feb 08, 2021 18:02
NEW DELHI: Football Delhi has decided to kick-start its competitions calendar from March 15 with Senior Division League in order to meet the deadline for nominating clubs from the national capital to National 2nd Division League. Women’s League will kick off from March 25, followed by Corporate Futsal League in April.
Jan 21, 2021 16:01
NEW DELHI: Football Delhi on Thursday announced a scholarship programme for talented U-16 players of the National Capital Region for college admission in the US and UK, in partnership with Crayons Academy for Skills Excellence (CASE). Each year, two talented footballers - a junior boy and a girl - will be identified based on their football and academic achievements for a scholarship.
Dec 02, 2020 20:12
NEW DELHI: Football Delhi on Tuesday announced the Football Delhi Young Stars Hunt - which lays claim to being India’s first virtual football skill contest - that would enable participants to showcase their talent and win prizes. 
Sep 29, 2020 12:09
NEW DELHI: Football Delhi has decided to start a virtual skill competition for various age groups from next month, said an IANS press release.
Aug 05, 2020 18:08
NEW DELHI: Germany's Bundesliga has offered its help to Football Delhi's endeavour to revive the game in the capital city. Peer Naubert, head of global marketing for Bundesliga International, said his organisation can share its expertise with the local officials here to run the game.