Football Federation (AIFF), hasn’t got enough sleep of late. He’s chaired meetings, met the FIFA president, interacted with two chief ministers on successive days and been busy giving shape to his thoughts.
The former India goalkeeper speaks to TOI about things that need his immediate attention. Excerpts…Will the AIFF stick with the roadmap for the reform process agreed by all stakeholders, including AFC, in 2019?You have to see the pros and cons, (besides) feasibility.
When there is a regime change, some agreements are always looked at (again). Maybe in certain areas, we have to work on it. We have to take every stakeholder into consideration.
Someone has invested a lot, others are losing money. We have to consider all these factors. What about this season’s I-League champion getting promoted to next season’s Indian Super League (ISL), as per the roadmap?After getting elected, I met FSDL management and we discussed this subject.Read more on timesofindia.indiatimes.com