A big blow to Indian football, the government has cut funding by about 85%

Indian football team: Government cuts funding by about 85% – In a new development, India’s sports ministry has decided to cut funding for the All India Football Federation (AIFF) by about 85 per cent in the last four years, after dubbing the national team’s performance as “poor performance”. Follow live football news updates with InsideSport.IN

A senior AIFF official has apologized for the “differential treatment” for the game, the IE reported. “Despite the separate treatment by the government, the AIFF has not compromised on any activity for both senior and junior teams, men and women. However, it is amazing that a mass sport like football gets less funding than other sports that are not close in terms of number of participants and competition. ”

Indian football team: Big blow for Indian football, government cuts funding for AIFF by about 85%, says ‘No Performance – No Funding’

Indian football team: Big push for Indian football, the government has reduced funding by about 85%
Indian football team: Big blow for Indian football, government cuts funding for AIFF by about 85%, says ‘No Performance – No Funding’

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Government cuts funding for Indian football team by about 85% – AIFF officials sought funding at least three times within the approved budget, though the Ministry of Sports and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) were not convinced. The AIFF’s claims were considered unimportant because the federation’s development work left much to be desired, highlighting the inability of age-groups to make their presence felt at the continental level and a women’s football program that lacked structure.

Indian football team: Big blow for Indian football, government cuts funding for AIFF by about 85%, says ‘No Performance – No Funding’

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