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Futsal has potential to be game-changer in India, says AIFF general secretary Kushal Das
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Futsal has potential to be game-changer in India, says AIFF general secretary Kushal Das

The championship came to an end on Saturday at the Indira Gandhi Indoor Stadium in New Delhi with Delhi FC being crowned the first champions.

Playing for 19 years primary reason behind bagging Khel Ratna, says Sunil Chhetri
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Playing for 19 years primary reason behind bagging Khel Ratna, says Sunil Chhetri

The 37-year-old India captain, who began his professional career in 2002 with the famous Mohun Bagan club and made his international debut in 2005, received the Khel Ratna from President Ram Nath Kovind

Women's football legend Oinam Bembem Devi says Rs 60,000 salary in IWL clubs is ‘peanuts’
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Women's football legend Oinam Bembem Devi says Rs 60,000 salary in IWL clubs is ‘peanuts’

Devi said if the big companies step up to sponsor clubs and tournaments, the women players will start getting good salaries and they can have a career in football just like their male counterparts.

Women's Asian Cup football draw: India clubbed alongside China, Chinese Taipei, Iran
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Women's Asian Cup football draw: India clubbed alongside China, Chinese Taipei, Iran

India, ranked 57th in the FIFA charts, are the third-highest ranked side in the group behind China (17th) and Chinese Taipei (40th) and ahead of Iran (72nd).

Former India player and Mohun Bagan great Bhabani Roy passes away
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Former India player and Mohun Bagan great Bhabani Roy passes away

In his condolence message, AIFF president Praful Patel said: "It is saddening to hear that Mr. Bhabani Roy is no more. His contribution to the sport in India can never be forgotten. I share the grief."

Former India footballer and Olympian O Chandrasekhar passes away aged 85
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Former India footballer and Olympian O Chandrasekhar passes away aged 85

Chandrasekhar, a defender in his playing days, was suffering from age-related ailments for some time, a source associated with the family told PTI.

Indian women's national team camp to be held in Jamshedpur from 16 August
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Indian women's national team camp to be held in Jamshedpur from 16 August

Having taken charge of the senior women's team, head coach Thomas Dennerby has named a list of 30 probables who will be camping in Jamshedpur.

AIFF recommends Sunil Chhetri for Khel Ratna, Bala Devi's name put up for Arjuna Award
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AIFF recommends Sunil Chhetri for Khel Ratna, Bala Devi's name put up for Arjuna Award

National women's football team striker Bala Devi, who is currently playing for Rangers in the Scottish Women's Premier League, has been recommended for the coveted Arjuna Award.

AIFF in talks with Jharkhand government for women's national camps for FIFA U-17 World Cup, AFC Asian Cup
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AIFF in talks with Jharkhand government for women's national camps for FIFA U-17 World Cup, AFC Asian Cup

Ranked 57th in the FIFA chart, the Indian senior women's team had fruitful exposure trips to Turkey and Uzbekistan earlier this year.

FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Credit to Igor Stimac for grooming young players, says AIFF general secretary Kushal Das
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FIFA World Cup 2022 qualifiers: Credit to Igor Stimac for grooming young players, says AIFF general secretary Kushal Das

Kushal Das credited the coach for believing in the next generation of footballers and providing them with the opportunity they deserve.

AIFF league committee recommends freezing relegation for I-League's latest season due to pandemic
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AIFF league committee recommends freezing relegation for I-League's latest season due to pandemic

Citing examples of other footballing nations from across the world, AIFF technical director Isac Doru had earlier recommended that no team should be demoted this season.

AFC chief Shaikh Salman Al Khalifa condoles death of former India footballer Fortunato Franco
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AFC chief Shaikh Salman Al Khalifa condoles death of former India footballer Fortunato Franco

One of India's finest mid-fielders, Franco was a part of Indian football's golden era between 1960-64.

Indian Women's League to be postponed indefinitely in view of rising COVID-19 cases in Odisha
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Indian Women's League to be postponed indefinitely in view of rising COVID-19 cases in Odisha

The AIFF said it will take a decision on the fate of the tournament at a later date. Earlier, the AIFF had said that the tournament would have to be held in May at the latest.

Indian women's team to play friendly matches against Uzbekistan, Belarus as preparation for AFC Asian Cup
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Indian women's team to play friendly matches against Uzbekistan, Belarus as preparation for AFC Asian Cup

The team has been camping in Goa since December and is preparing for the AFC Women's Asian Cup, which is set to be held in India in 2022.

Friendlies against tough oppositions will help test ourselves, says Gurpreet Singh Sandhu
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Friendlies against tough oppositions will help test ourselves, says Gurpreet Singh Sandhu

The Indian men's team is set to play two international friendlies — against Oman on 25 March and the United Arab Emirates on 39 March in Dubai.

India football team to play friendlies against Oman, United Arab Emirates in March
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India football team to play friendlies against Oman, United Arab Emirates in March

It was in November 2019 that the Blue Tigers last played at the international arena — in the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiers against Afghanistan (in Tajikistan) and Oman (in Muscat).

AIFF to conduct e-sports national tournament to select Indian team for FIFAe Nations Series
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AIFF to conduct e-sports national tournament to select Indian team for FIFAe Nations Series

The FIFAe Nations Series is the world body's flagship tournament for the member associations and is contested by eNational teams using the EA Sports FIFA 21 game.

I-League 2020-21: Chennai City FC aim to end losing streak against India Arrows
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I-League 2020-21: Chennai City FC aim to end losing streak against India Arrows

On the other hand, Indian Arrows would look for another positive result when they face a struggling Chennai City.

AIFF approaches Supreme Court seeking extension of executive committee's tenure until finalisation of new constitution
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AIFF approaches Supreme Court seeking extension of executive committee's tenure until finalisation of new constitution

The Supreme Court in a 2017 order had appointed a Committee of Administrators to formulate the constitution of the AIFF in consonance with the Sports Code.

I-League 2020-21 to start on 9 January, says All India Football Federation
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I-League 2020-21 to start on 9 January, says All India Football Federation

The 11 participating teams will be required to enter a bio-secure bubble 14 days prior to their first match according to the schedule, which will be announced shortly.