Bhaichung Bhutia to contest for AIFF president post?

Half of electoral college for upcoming elections of All India Football Federation (AIFF) made up of former players. Some of the ex-India international players feel that Bhaichung Bhutia should contest the polls for the post of president. The Supreme Court approved the time line for the elections on August 28.
#BhaichungBhutia #AllIndiaFootballFederation #India #News #Politics

2 days ago

SC approves CoA’s timeline for AIFF elections, polls to be held on Aug 28

The elections to the Executive Committee of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) will be held on august 28 and the poll process will start on august 13. The returning officer will prepare the final list of voters on the same day of poll notification.
#AllIndiaFootballFederation #News #Politics

4 days ago

Hold AIFF elections at the earliest: Supreme Court

The election results would be declared on august 28/29, 2022. The interim elected body would not claim any equities and was subject to further orders of the apex court. Court said 36 players who represent prominent football players’ community should be part of the electoral college with right to vote.
#AIFF #News #Politics

6 days ago

FIFA wants 25 percent eminent player representation in AIFF executive committee

FIFA has recommended AIFF to have 25 percent eminent player representation in its executive committee as co-opted members instead of the 50 percent stipulated in the draft constitution by CoA. Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators had sent the final draft constitution to FIFA on July 13. The Supreme Court is likely to finalise the constitution during its hearing on July 28.
#FIFA #Court #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

2 weeks ago

FSDL moves Supreme Court as AIFF crisis deepens

Indian football being hit with a FIFA ban looked like a real possibility on Tuesday. Commercial partners of the sport's governing body in the country approached the Supreme Court over contentious clauses in the draft constitution. The main bone of contention is which among the I-League and ISL would be the country's top-tier league going ahead.
#FIFA #Indian #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

3 weeks ago

Let ISL be top league, 35 of AIFF’s 36 states tell SC

All but one of the 36 states affiliated to all India football Federation have written to the Supreme Court that they want the Indian Super League to remain the country's top league. The states contend that asking AIFF to run the country’s apex men’s league breaches the 15-year master rights agreement signed in 2010. A roadmap on structural reforms too was agreed upon by which I-League champions of 2022-23 would be eligible to play in ISL without paying franchise fees.
#SupremeCourt #IndianSuperLeague #ILeague #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

3 weeks ago

Committee of Administrators submit draft of AIFF constitution to Supreme Court

The draft constitution was framed by the Committee of Administrators. The apex court directed the CoA to assist in facilitating the adoption of the constitution and prepare electoral rolls to conduct elections.
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3 weeks ago

FIR could be filed against sacked Under-17 women’s football coach Alex Ambrose: CoA member Bhaskar Ganguly

The All India football federation (AIFF) is not ruling out lodging an FIR, or taking legal route, against the sacked India U-17 women’s team assistant coach Alex Ambrose. Ambrose has been punished by the Federation for alleged “sexual misconduct’ The decision will be taken after the team's return to India from Europe.
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1 months ago

Alex Ambrose denies 'sexual misconduct' charges, sends legal notice to AIFF-Sports News , Firstpost

Sacked for alleged 'sexual misconduct' during India U-17 women football team's tour of Europe. Alex Ambrose has denied any wrongdoing and sent a legal notice to the All India Football Federation for 'tarnishing his reputation by levelling frivolous charges' Ambrose was sacked a few days ago as assistant coach.
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1 months ago

Sexual misconduct: Termination illegal, says coach as AIFF goes to police

Alex Ambrose was sacked by All India Football Federation (AIFF) for sexual misconduct. Ambrose sent a lawyer’s notice on Wednesday stating that his termination was illegal and his job be restored. Ambrose was “forced to admit to what he has never done by putting him under fear, duress and coercion” AIFF has filed a police complaint against Ambrose.
#AlexAmbrose #AIFF #ArtsEntertainment

1 months ago

Sacked for Alleged 'Sexual Misconduct', U17 Women's Team Assistant Coach Alex Ambrose Sends Legal Notice to AIFF

Alex Ambrose was sacked as assistant coach of the India under-17 women’s football team. Ambrose has denied the charges and issued a legal notice to the All India Football Federation claiming wrongful termination and defamation. The Indian team is currently on an exposure trip to Europe under head coach Thomas Dennerby.
#AlexAmbrose #AllIndiaFootballFederation #Indian #India #PeopleSociety #SocialIssuesAdvocacy #Sports

1 months ago

AIFF-CoA Meets Seven-Member State Associations Committee to Discuss Draft Constitution

The Committee of Administrators (CoA) met the seven-member committee, representing State Associations of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to discuss various aspects of and suggestions on the draft constitution. The SA representatives put forward several ideas for consideration by the CoA.
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1 months ago

Goalkeeper Gurpreet Sandhu calls out crimes of sexual abuse in sports: 'Reminder that I..'

Goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu on Tuesday opened up about the sexual misconduct incident that recently shocked Indian footballers. Earlier the AIFF had provisionally suspended an individual involved with the U-17 women's football team coaching staff calling him back to the country immediately following the report of sexual misconduct.
#GurpreetSandhu #AIFF #Indian #Sports #TeamSports #Soccer

1 months ago

India U-17 women's football team assistant coach Alex Ambrose sacked for sexual misconduct-Sports News , Firstpost

Alex Ambrose's sacking was confirmed by Dr SY Quraishi, a member of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) running the affairs at AIFF, on Twitter. Ambrose was sent back home from the European tour after being involved in alleged misconduct involving a player.
#AlexAmbrose #CommitteeofAdministrator #SupremeCourt #European #India #News

1 months ago

After ‘fruitful’ discussion with CoA, Stimac seeks camp, friendlies in September

Igor Stimac has sought a two-week preparatory camp in Kerala and a friendly against Kerala Blasters prior to internationals between September 19-27. Stimac's contract runs till September and it is likely CoA would leave a decision on his future to the elected committee that will take charge of AIFF.
#IgorStimac #CoA #Kerala #Sports #TeamSports

1 months ago

After Alex Ambrose's Misconduct, Another Harrowing Story Comes to Light in Women's Football

Mohamed Shamsuddin, the then General Secretary of Uttar Pradesh Football Sangh, was arrested for the sexual harassment of a member of a women’s football squad set to participate in the senior women's championships in Assam in the year 2014. The entire squad was removed and replaced by a second-string comprising of make-do players from various disciplines was sent to participate. The players were punished by being held back from entry to the event, but the AIFF took no action.
#AlexAmbrose #UttarPradeshFootballSangh #Assam #Sports

1 months ago