December 23 – The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has extended the term of its executive committee until the Supreme Court has ruled on both the enactment of a new constitution and the election process of the governing body. The current president, Praful Patel, said he would not challenge future elections.
Patel has been leading Indian football since 2009, bringing two editions of the FIFA U-17 World Cup to India to oversee the destroyed landscape of domestic football, but according to the Indian Sports Code. , The president of the National Sports Federation has a maximum of three terms.
Earlier this week, a new election was supposed to be at the forefront of AIFF’s AGM, but during a virtual meeting, a resolution to extend the current executive committee term until the proceedings pending in the Supreme Court were resolved. Has been passed.
Last month, AIFF filed an application with the Supreme Court to continue its existing executive committee beyond its term because the court-appointed managers have not yet developed a new constitution to hold elections. I asked.
According to local media, Mr Patel said he would not run for future elections. He was re-elected to the best job in 2012 and December 2016 after becoming full-time president in October 2009.
AGM was attended by both FIFA and AFC officials. A FIFA spokesperson previously stated that he expected AIFF to fulfill its obligations under Article 14 of the Decree of the World Organization.
“FIFA is in contact with AIFF regarding the upcoming election process. While respecting the principles of autonomy, FIFA expects all member associations to meet their obligations in accordance with Article 14 of the FIFA Covenant. “We do,” said a FIFA spokesman.
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