Recent reports stated that FIFA asked I-League clubs (though a letter) to co-operate with AIFF for a solution in the ongoing chaos in Indian football. But now Minerva Punjab owner Ranjit Bajaj has revealed that the letter is unofficial and is written by someone who hasn't consulted the other members of world football's apex body
I-League clubs have requested FIFA president Gianni Infantino to probe All India Football Federation’s functioning, amidst allegations that the national federation is being run by its commercial partners.
The move came after All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel assured that the future of I-League is secure and that he will approach the Asian Football Confederation (IFC) to allow the league to co-exist with the Indian Super League (ISL) as India's top flight for the next two to three years
The case emerges from a criminal complaint registered by the Enforcement Directorate (ED) for alleged irregularities in fixing air slots for international airlines that purportedly led to losses for Air India, the national aviation carrier.