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Indian Football: AIFF General Secretary Shaji Prabhakaran quits Football Delhi President’s post

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Indian Football: Shaji Prabhakaran Quits Football Delhi President’s post-All India Football Federation’s (AIFF) newly appointed General Secretary Shaji Prabhakaran has resigned from…

Indian Football: Shaji Prabhakaran leaves Football Delhi President’s post- Newly appointed All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Shaji Prabhakaran has resigned from the Football Delhi president’s post to avoid “any possible conflict of interest”. Follow InsideSport.IN for Indian Football updates

Prabhakaran, a former regional development officer for FIFA in South and Central Asia, was appointed AIFF general secretary on September 3, a day after former goalkeeper Kalyan Chaubey was elected president of the national federation.

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Indian Football: AIFF General Secretary Shaji Prabhakaran quits Football Delhi President’s post

“I have resigned from the post of Football Delhi President. Having been appointed as AIFF General Secretary, I do not want any possible conflict of interest,” Prabhakaran told PTI.

Indian Football: AIFF General Secretary Shaji Prabhakaran quits Football Delhi President’s post

There is nothing in the AIFF constitution or rules to prevent him from also holding the presidency as Football Delhi president, but Prabhakaran said he did not want any kind of controversy or allegations of conflict of interest.

“I don’t want any controversy or any allegations of (conflict of interest)” said Prabhakaran, who was re-elected as Football Delhi chief in March this year.

Prabhakaran is yet to take charge as AIFF general secretary and he said he will do so on Wednesday.

Meanwhile, Vice President Sharafatullah was on Tuesday made the acting president of Football Delhi after a meeting of the state body.

Indian Football: AIFF General Secretary Shaji Prabhakaran quits Football Delhi President’s post

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