“The country is finally waking up to the importance of having a progressive grassroots program”

unnamedWith the FIFA declared World Grassroots Day having passed us by, we decided to have a few words with Sylvester Peter on the efforts being made to strengthen the grassroots of football. Peter’s My Angels Academy came to our attention in 2012 and his work with underprivileged kids has been an inspiration while his work also makes him a good judge of how the development of the game at the most basic level can be taken forward.

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Churchill, Rangdajied & United SC axed from I-League

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The All India Football Federation (AIFF) demoted three I-League teams – Churchill Brothers, Rangdajied United and United SC from the country’s premier league for failing to meet the Club Licensing criteria. These conditions were set in accordance to the guidelines set by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC), Asia’s highest football body.

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