Praful Patel

NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation Annual General Body Meeting, which was held via video conferencing on Monday, December 21, unanimously passed a resolution that the present executive committee under the leadership of AIFF president Praful Patel should continue functioning till the Supreme Court provides a suitable direction for AIFF to hold its elections.

Nov 30, 2020 17:11
NEW DELHI: Questions around governance will never be too far away from Indian sporting bodies and so it is proving with the the All India Football Federation. A plea has been moved before the Supreme Court by AIFF president Praful Patel and the rest of the federation's executive committee members seeking permission to continue in office until a pending case is adjudicated.
Nov 24, 2020 20:11
NEW DELHI: The terms of Praful Patel and the rest of the All India Football Federation executive committee members is expected to extend beyond December after the AIFF filed an application in the Supreme Court to allow its EC to continue in office until a pending case is adjudicated.
Oct 23, 2020 13:10
NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation president Praful Patel has confirmed that India will be officially bidding to host the AFC Asian Cup in 2027. India had earlier expressed their interest to host the tournament earlier this year. This was among the matters raised at an executive committee meeting chaired by Patel and held via video conferencing on Thursday. 
Oct 06, 2020 11:10
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has taken the first steps towards restarting football in the country, its president Praful Patel said on Monday unveiling the governing body’s new motto – ‘Indian Football. Forward Together’. 
Sep 22, 2020 15:09
NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation president Praful Patel on Monday sounded a note of caution while discussing the upcoming Indian football season 2020-21, which is scheduled to kick off from next month. The AIFF chief noted that with many states still battling the COVID-19 virus, there was always a doubt whether everything would go according to plan. 
Sep 22, 2020 14:09
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation on Monday, after a virtual meeting chaired by AIFF president Praful Patel with the representatives of the state associations, decided to grant COVID solidarity fund to the tune of Rs 30 million to its state member associations.
Aug 04, 2020 21:08
NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Kushal Das on Monday revealed that the first I-league club from national capital Delhi could be announced as early as next week. Das made the significant announcement hours after AIFF president Praful Patel said Delhi could see two I-League teams in the upcoming season of the league.
Aug 04, 2020 20:08
NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel has heaped praise on the Odisha government for "setting an example of how a state government can help sports thrive in a particular region." Patel's remarks came in an E-summit organised by Football Delhi, the governing body of football in India's national capital.
May 14, 2020 14:05
NEW DELHI: All India Football Federation President Praful Patel on Wednesday said that the rescheduling of the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup in February will not affect the host team's preparations as it was a short postponement of three months.
May 14, 2020 14:05
NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation executive committee, which met online on Wednesday, unanimously decided to implement the "3 (foreigners) + 1 (Asian) recruit rule" for Hero I-League matches from 2020-21 season itself.