MUMBAI: Jharkhand chief minister Hemant Soren has mentioned his pride in being able to “be an important part of strengthening the football ecosystem in India”.

In a letter to AIFF president Praful Patel, Soren wrote: “When it comes to Jharkhand, sports is a way of life and particularly football. I feel proud to lead a state that has produced some of the finest football players for the country, and continues to do so. We, as a state, feel proud to be an important part of strengthening the football ecosystem in India.

Jan 20, 2022 18:01
MUMBAI: All India Football Federation president Praful Patel, while wishing the national women's team luck for the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 has announced a bonus for the Blue Tigresses if the manages to reach the quarterfinals.  India take on Iran in the tournament opener at the DY Patil Stadium in Navi Mumbai Thursday.
Jan 03, 2022 12:01
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation League Committee will decide January 4-5 when to hold the Hero I-League 2021-22 matches that were scheduled for December 30-31, 2021. The I-League had been suspended following the increasing cases of the Delta and Omicron variants of the Coronavirus across the country.
Dec 20, 2021 20:12
NEW DELHI: The roadmap for the Hero Indian Super League, laid out September 2020, wherein relegation and promotion is to be introduced from the 2024-25 season, and leading up to that, the Hero I-League winners will get “direct slots” in the ISL from the 2023-2024 season, remains on track, All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Kushal Das said on Monday.
Dec 20, 2021 19:12
NEW DELHI: The Hero I-League 2021-22, which is all set to kick off from December 26 in three venues in and around Kolkata, will have the widest geographical spread spread to date. The upcoming edition will feature 13 teams from 11 cities.   The Mohun Bagan ground in Kolkata, the picturesque Kalyani Stadium and the Naihati Stadium are the three venues that will host the latest edition of the I-League.
Dec 18, 2021 16:12
NEW DELHI: Come the New Year, the Indian senior women's national team will have a new jersey. The Blue Tigresses will be wearing the new stripes in the AFC Women’s Asian Cup India 2022 from January 2022 onwards
Dec 12, 2021 22:12
MUMBAI: A total of 11 teams from Maharashtra are competing for top honours in the WIFA Women’s Football League qualifying tournament, which commenced at the Cooperage Football ground here Sunday.
Dec 10, 2021 20:12
MUMBAI: Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), organisers of the Hero Indian Super League and the All India Football Federation (AIFF), will invest more than Rs 10 crore (Rs 100 million) over the next three years towards the development of referees in India.
Nov 27, 2021 07:11
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has decided to allow the participation of the Jharkhand state team in the senior women’s National Football Championships and the Santosh Trophy.
Nov 08, 2021 16:11
NEW DELHI: Three Hero Indian Super League (ISL) clubs have failed to get the new license which would have given them entry to both AFC and national club competitions. Hyderabad FC, SC East Bengal and Kerala Blasters FC are the three clubs that were not handed licenses by the AIFF to be able to take part in AFC and national competitions this season, ANI reports.
Nov 02, 2021 11:11
NEW DELHI: The AIFF executive committee has approved Kerala as the venue for the forthcoming Senior Women’s National Football Championship ( NFC). The committee also complimented the Kerala state government for their unprecedented support for the development of Indian football. The Senior Women’s NFC will be held in three venues, and five stadia from November 25-December 9.