All India Football Federation (AIFF’s) suspension means the women’s U-17 world cup planned to begin is country on 11th October will not takes place as scheduled “Oct 11-30”.

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FIFA suspended Indian Football Federation with “Immediate effect due to influence from third parties”

Indian Court has Disbanded the AIFF in May and appointed at three member committee power the sport amend the AIFF Constitution and conduct the elections that have been pending for 18 months.

Global football body FIFA announced on Monday that it would be suspending the all India Football Federation (AIFF) with immediate effect.

The suspension means that the FIFA U- 17 women’s World Cup 2022 scheduled to take place in India on 11th to 30th October cannot currently be held in the country as planned. Patel had a significant role in the tournament being awarded to India


FIFA is an international governing body of association football, beach football and futsal. It was founded in 1904  to oversee international competition among the national associations of Belgium, Denmark, France, Germany, the Netherlands,  Spain, Sweden and Switzerland.

Besides its worldwide institutions, there are six confederations recognized by FIFA which oversee the game in the different continents and regions of the world. National associations, and not the continental confederations, are members of FIFA. The continental confederations are provided for in FIFA’s statutes, and membership of a confederation is a prerequisite to FIFA membership

In total, FIFA recognizes 211 national associations and their associated men’s national teams as well as 129 women’s national teams. The number of FIFA member associations is higher than the number of UN member states as FIFA has admitted associations from 23 non-sovereign entities as members in their own right, such as the four Home Nations within the United Kingdom and the two special administrative regions of China: Hong Kong and Macau.


The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is the governing body of football in India under jurisdiction of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, Government of India. Formed in 1935 founded at Darbhanga, the federation was one of the founding members of the Asian Football Confederation, the overseer of football in Asia.

The AIFF sanctions and runs all competitive football tournaments and leagues at a national level, namely the Indian Super League, I-League and Super Cup. The federation also indirectly manages local football competitions through the state associations. The federation is also responsible for managing the India national football team, as well as the women’s team and the various youth national sides.

The AIFF is also part of the South Asian Football Federation, the organization that runs football in South Asia. The federation is currently based in Dwarka, Delhi.

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