financial help

AHMEDABAD: Union Sports Minister Kiren Rijiju has committed to provide "extra financial help" to boost the growth of Indian football, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has declared.

Speaking to the AIFF media team on the sidelines of the Hero Intercontinental Cup here, Rijiju said: "We have seen certain improvements in our men's as well as women's football in recent times. From the sports ministry, we will provide extra financial help wherever it's possible to scout, and nurture young talents as well as for the professional training, and other events."