AIFF may rename itself Football India

The AIFF launched the first ever women’s professional league, to be contested by six teams at the Ambedkar Stadium here from January 28.

All though a decision is yet to be taken, but it may be announced soon,” said Praful Patel on the name change.   -  Special Arrangement

All India Football Federation (AIFF) is contemplating renaming itself as Football India, President Praful Patel said today.

The AIFF launched the first ever women’s professional league, to be contested by six teams at the Ambedkar Stadium here from January 28.

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“Simply IWL doesn’t have any mention of football. It is named AIFF Indian Women’s League, which refers to football. We may later rename the league as Football India IWL but for that we have to rename AIFF as Football India. All though a decision is yet to be taken, but it may be announced soon,” Patel said on the sidelines of the launch of inaugural Indian Women’s League.