The FIFA-Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has set a deadline of July 31 for the Committee of Administrators (CoA) of the Supreme Court for the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to amend the statutes of the constitution and hold elections by September 15, 2022. is of.
The FIFA-AFC panel has come up with a solution to tackle the issue of governance in Indian football after the SC appointed a Committee of Administrators (CoA) after the AIFF Managing Committee’s term had failed to hold elections. .
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Delhi Football CEO Shaji Prabhakaran informed in a tweet that FIFA has threatened to ban India from international competitions if the COA fails to meet these two deadlines.
Both these decisions were taken during the meeting of the joint delegation of FIFA-AFC with the COA.
The CoA, represented by Justice Anil Dave (Former Judge, Supreme Court of India), Dr SY Qureshi (Former Chief Election Commissioner), and Bhaskar Ganguly (Former Football Captain of India), had a constructive and cordial meeting with the combined team. FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation, in New Delhi on 21 June, discussed working together for Indian football.
“The combined FIFA and AFC team is represented by Datuk Seri Windsor John, Secretary General of the AFC, Wahid Cardani, AFC Deputy Secretary General of the Members Association Division, along with three FIFA members Kenny Jean Marie, Nodar Akhalkatsi and Prince Rufus, FIFA RDO. Purushottam Kattel and Yogesh Desai are the other members of the combined team,” AIFF had said in a release after the meeting.
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