Chennai City FC receive prize money for winning I-League
Friday, June 28, 2019, 12:45 PM
Chennai City Football Club have confirmed that they have received the prize money for winning the I-League 2018-19 from the All India Football Federation(AIFF), two days after reminding the federation of the dues. On June-25, Chennai City FC had written to AIFF asking them for a special invitation to AIFF's Executive Committee Meeting on July-3 in New Delhi at the Football House in Dwarka.
AIFF runs out of money, awaits clearance of dues by commercial partner
Thursday, June 27, 2019, 8:06 PM
The AIFF is facing an acute financial crisis due to "non-payment of dues" to the tune of Rs.25-crore by its commercial partner IMG-Reliance. The federation's commercial partner has not cleared the dues for the last two quarters, because of which it is yet to give away a cash-award of Rs.1-crore to I-League winners Chennai-City, besides failure to pay the referees and clear travelling costs.
Sunil Chhetri to be recommended for Padma Shri
Tuesday, May 1, 2018, 4:31 PM
The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is set to recommend Sunil Chhetri for the country's fourth highest civilian award -- the Padma Shri -- a huge recognition for the nation's all-time leading goal-scorer should he get the honor. Chhetri leads the India chart with 56 goals from 97 appearances and is one of the forwards with better strike rates in world football.