The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has received the Asian Football Confederation’s “Grassroots Charter Bronze Level” membership. This will allow the national body to promote its basic-level events as AFC recognised. This declaration accords AIFF the right to promote its grassroots events and activities with the support and recognition of the AFC in accordance with the applicable terms of the AFC Grassroots Charter.
In 2013, AIFF had achieved a podium finish for its work at the grassroots levels along with Japan and Vietnam. In 2014, AIFF received President Recognition Award for grassroots football alongside Philippines and Tajikistan.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- President of AIFF: Praful Patel.
- AIFF founded: 23 June 1937.
- FIFA affiliation of AIFF: 1948.
- Headquarters of AIFF: Dwarka, Delhi.