14.03.2016: The President of the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Mr. Praful Patel Chaired AIFF's Executive Committee Meeting at AIFF Headquarters, the Football House, Dwarka, New Delhi on Monday (March 14, 2016).

In addition, AIFF General Secretary Mr. Kushal Das; Vice Presidents Mr. Subrata Dutta, Mr. Shrinivas Dempo, Mr. Larsing Ming; Treasurer Mr. ZA Thakur; Ms. Sara Pilot; and every single other Member with the exception of Mr. Subhash Chopra, Mr. KMI Mather and Mr. Jesiah Villavarayar went to the Meeting.

National Coach Stephen Constantine, AIFF Technical Director Mr. Scott O'Donnell, Mr. Abhishek Yadav, Director, Scouting, AIFF; Mr. Javier Ceppi, Tournament Director, 2017 U-17 World Cup, were additionally present on the event.

Mr. Chirag Tanna spoke to FSDL in went to the Meeting.

Mr. Patel in the interest of the Committee saluted the recently chose FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino and guaranteed him of undeniable backing of AIFF. "Mr. Infantino is a dynamic and fiery young fellow and I stopped for a moment to talk with him in Zurich. We additionally look for FIFA's continous support for improvement of Indian Football," Mr. Patel said.

Mr. Patel additionally saluted the Indian National Team for their accomplishment in the SAFF Suzuki Cup and the Indian Women's Team for winning the Gold Medal in the SAG. "The Team Coached by Stephen Constantine and Captain Sunil Chhetri indicated model character amid the Tournament. I might likewise want to compliment every one of the Players and the bolster staff for their commitment."

"I additionally salute the Indian Women's National Team for winning the Gold Medal in the SAG and Services for winning the 70th Santosh Trophy for the fifth time," he included. Understanding the capability of Women's Football in India, Mr. Patel has required a meeting on March 30, 2016 to talk about the arrangement and way for Women's Development.

According to the solicitation of the Indian Football Association, the Committee conceded a development aggregate of Rs. 20 lakhs for repairing of the Barasat Stadium which is without further ado the Home ground for both Mohun Bagan and East Bengal in the Hero I-League. The total paid as a development is to be reimbursed back by the IFA inside 365 days.

It was likewise chosen that the Sub junior last round will be held in Delhi from April 10 onwards and the Committee was additionally given a point by point presentation on the prospective organization of the Coca Cola Cup (U-16 Championsips). Mr. Sunando Dhar, CEO, I-League taught the Committee about the generous ascent in the participation in I-League matches in the present version. "In the second division League, Imphal and Kashmir have been drawing a normal of 18000 onlookers for every match," he educated.

Mr. Abhishek Yadav likewise advised the Committee about the scouting points of interest from the display matches which the U-17 World Cup Team played in different venues. "We chose eight new faces from our four scouting matches out of which two headed out with the Team to the introduction Tour to South Africa."

In the interim, the Committee endorsed the proposition to have Mr. Yadav as a Member of the Technical Committee. It was collectively chosen that the Final of the Federation Cup will be held in Srinagar on May 24, 2016.. Enthusiastic about utilizing the Grassroots Program for ability distinguishing proof, Mr. O'Donell focused on shutting the hole between the ages of 12-17. A proposition was laid to have a U-13 I-League and AIFF will be working in close relationship with the designated Technical Officers of the State Associations for creating and laying the procedure for the same.

Besides, Mr. Javier Ceppi taught the Committee about advancements in the development for the effective facilitating of the FIFA 2017 U-17 World Cup in 2017. A three-part Committee was likewise set up to settle on the proposed connection process for Lakshadweep.