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FIFA meets AIFF: A joint FIFA-AFC delegation on Wednesday met the top officials of the All India Football Federation and representatives…

FIFA meets AIFF: A joint FIFA-AFC delegation on Wednesday met the top officials of the All India Football Federation and representatives of various state units to discuss a road map for the development of the sport in the country. Follow the latest updates on Indian football with InsideSport.IN

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The focus of the meeting was to understand the practical issues faced by the state football bodies in promoting the game across various sectors of the country.

The meeting revolved around the strategies to face the upcoming challenges and instruments to overcome them, AIFF said in a release.

On arrival in India, the FIFA-AFC delegation immediately got down to business and held a meeting with Sports Authority of India (SAI) Director General Sandeep Pradhan.

After having discussions on improving grassroots football and planning to make it broad based, the delegation met AIFF General Secretary Shaji Prabhakaran and the state units.

During the three-day visit, the FIFA-AFC delegation will also meet Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and other officials to discuss various development projects of Indian football.

FIFA Meets AIFF: Joint FIFA-AFC Delegation MEET AIFF to Discuss Roadmap for Indian Football – Check Out

The delegation will be in India for two more days and they will meet the ISL and I-League clubs, commercial partners FSDL and also with the national team head coach Igor Stimac.

After the meeting with the delegation, AIFF President Kalyan Chaubey said: “Indian football is at a crucial time and it was great to see that FIFA and the AFC are actively interested in its improvement. With the FIFA U-17 Women’s World Cup around the corner, I am sure we can all come together and put rolling progress.”

AIFF General Secretary Shaji Prabhakaran said, “It is our aim to improve Indian football from the ground up and we want to leave no stone unturned in our efforts to do so.

“Our focus is to implement the planned roadmap and it is a huge encouragement to us that the FIFA-AFC delegation has come to India for a discussion on the same. Their great support will only help us achieve the goal as early as possible.”

FIFA Meets AIFF: Joint FIFA-AFC Delegation MEET AIFF to Discuss Roadmap for Indian Football – Check Out

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