In order to woo the Seven Sisters, where millions of people are sports crazy, especially football, the Centre is trying to promote a mainland sport like cricket in the region
Gianni Infantino’s visit to India is likely to coincide with the final leg of FIFA Women’s U-17 World Cup next month.
Bhaichung Bhutia said that the AIFF elections should have been fought without any 'political interference', and purely on football matters.
This is the second time India is hosting a global football tournament. Hosts India have been drawn in Group A alongside USA, Morocco and Brazil.
The sprinter speaks about overcoming challenges, the people who stood by her, and about shaking a leg on a TV show.
Bhaichung Bhutia suffered a humiliating 1-33 defeat against his former East Bengal teammate Kalyan Chaubey, a BJP leader from West Bengal.
India are scheduled to play Singapore and Vietnam on September 24 and 27 in the Hung Thinh Friendly Football Tournament.
Kalyan Chaubey, a former goalkeeper with Mohun Bagan and East Bengal, won 33-1 against former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia.
The 20 nomination papers pertain to two candidates each for the posts of president, vice president and treasurer, and 14 for the executive committee members.
Former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia also said that 'let's not get politics involved and destroy this beautiful sport'.
The All India Football Federation elections are scheduled to held on September 2. AIFF are currently suspended by the FIFA due to ‘undue third-party...
FIFA has suspended AIFF for the first time in its 85-year history for ‘undue third-party interferences’ and also jeopardised the U-17 Women’s World Cup...
The sports ministry's move, a day before a crucial hearing of the top court, can be seen as an attempt to salvage the FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup.
Former captain Bhaichung Bhutia was proposed by his onetime national teammate Deepak Mondal and seconded by Madhu Kumari.
This is the first time the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has been suspended by FIFA – world’s football governing body - in its 85 year history.
Their prudence will decide the course that the Indian football system charts, after more than a decade-long 'One-Man show' at the helm of affairs.
The Supreme Court had on August 3 directed holding of elections to the AIFF executive committee.