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FIFA bans AIFF: There was palpable tension among top players as well as prominent ISL and I-League clubs after the FIFA ban…

FIFA bans AIFF for: There was palpable tension among top players as well as prominent ISL and I-League clubs following FIFA’s ban on Indian football due to “third party interference”. Follow InsideSport.IN for latest football updates

According to Article 13 of the FIFA Law, the letter sent by the general secretary of world football’s governing body, Fatma Zamora, states that “AIFF representatives and club teams are therefore not entitled to participate in international competitions until the suspension is lifted.

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FIFA bans AIFF: AIFF set to miss $500,000 FIFA grant after ban, Gokulam women’s team anxiously awaits in Uzbekistan, Mohunbagan’s AFC Cup match doubtful, follow live updates

“This means that the AIFF or any of its members or officials cannot benefit from any development programmes, courses or training from FIFA and/or the AFC.

Although there is no imminent threat to participation in the AFC Asian Cup by the senior men’s team in late 2023 or early 2024, some of the games scheduled for club and age-group national teams over the next few months could be tough terrain.

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India Men’s National Team

Two friendly international matches against Vietnam (September 24) and Singapore (September 27) will be canceled if the ban is not lifted.

A few years ago, the Indian men’s team struggled to get quality games in FIFA international friendly dates, and much of the blame was laid at the door of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) administration.

Things changed a bit after Croatian head coach Igor Stimac pushed for more camaraderie, which his predecessors Stefan Constantine and Wim Kovermans lacked. The ban brought the senior team back to square one.

FIFA bans AIFF: AIFF set to miss $500,000 FIFA grant after ban, Gokulam women’s team anxiously awaits in Uzbekistan, Mohunbagan’s AFC Cup match doubtful, follow live updates

The women of Gokulam in Uzbekistan are anxiously waiting

Indian Women’s League champions Gokulam Kerala were all set to begin their campaign in the AFC Women’s Club Championship against home side Sogdiana-W in Karshi, Uzbekistan on August 23.

The Kozhikode-based side will face Iran’s Bam Khatun FC in their next round-robin match on August 26.
Although the Supreme Court has listed the matter for an urgent hearing on Wednesday, it will be an anxious wait for the team that descends on Tashkent on Tuesday.

Gokulam Kerala participated in the last edition of the continental pilot tournament last year and finished third in the fourth team event.

Mohun Bagan’s September 7 AFC Cup inter-zonal semi-final is under a cloud

One of India’s most beloved football clubs, ATK Mohun Bagan, was scheduled to play its AFC Cup Inter-Zonal Semi-Final on September 7, but a look at the AFC website reveals that ATKMB is currently not named among the eight clubs. the play-offs

The teams listed on the website are PSM Makassar, Kedah Darul Aman, Viettel FC, Kuala Lumpur City FC, RB SC, Al Seeb, East Rifa, Al Rifa.

Mohun Bagan played great football at the group league level and their fans were eagerly waiting for the upcoming games at the continental level.

FIFA bans AIFF: AIFF set to miss $500,000 FIFA grant after ban, Gokulam women’s team anxiously awaits in Uzbekistan, Mohunbagan’s AFC Cup match doubtful, follow live updates

India’s AFC U-20 Qualifier in Iraq begins on September 14

India, who recently won the U-20 SAFF Cup under S Venkatesh, are scheduled to play the AFC U-20 qualifiers in Iraq.

India are in a very tough group with hosts Iraq, Australia and Kuwait.

The matches will be held in the Iraqi city of Basra on September 14 (Iraq), 16 (Australia) and 18 (Kuwait) respectively.
FIFA may lose huge grant It is learned that FIFA has reportedly approved $3 million in grants over the past three years.

This money is used by AIFF for the development of grassroots football in the country. If the ban continues, annually, the AIFF will lose $500,000 in grants.

However, an AIFF insider said FIFA currently pays its member nations — such as building astro-turf, supplying footballs, jerseys and other gear — and not in cash.

All this could have been stopped.

FIFA bans AIFF: AIFF set to miss $500,000 FIFA grant after ban, Gokulam women’s team anxiously awaits in Uzbekistan, Mohunbagan’s AFC Cup match doubtful, follow live updates

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