AIFF President, Secretary Normal Meet FIFA chief, Maintain ‘Constructive’ Dialogue | Soccer Information

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The All India Soccer Federation’s (AIFF) prime two officers, together with newly appointed president Kalyan Chaubey, held an “encouraging and constructive” dialogue on Indian soccer with FIFA chief Gianni Infantino in Doha on Friday. Chaubey, a former goalkeeper who has represented each Mohun Bagan and East Bengal in his taking part in days, was accompanied by the nationwide federation’s new secretary normal Shaji Prabhakaran. “AIFF President Mr. Kalyan Chaubey and Secretary Normal Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran known as upon FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino on the FIFA Workplace in Doha, Qatar on Friday, Sept 9, 2022.

“That they had an encouraging and constructive assembly with the FIFA President on the long run improvement of Indian Soccer,” the AIFF stated in an announcement.

“Discussions had been held on key facets of improvement of Indian soccer, and areas that require precedence focus.” Infantino confirmed he’ll go to India within the close to future, it stated.

“All of the doable high-impact tasks and programmes regarding Indian soccer might be finalised earlier than the FIFA President’s go to to India,” the nationwide federation stated within the assertion.

Chaubey was elected because the president of AIFF after he beat former India captain Bhaichung Bhutia 33-1 within the September 2 elections.


The 45-year-old Chaubey, a Bharatiya Janta Get together chief from West Bengal, is the primary former participant to be elected as the pinnacle of Indian soccer’s governing physique.

A day later long-time administrator Prabhakaran was appointed to the submit of secretary normal of the AIFF.

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