AIFF requests FIFA to reconsider suspension after Top Court repeals CoA's mandate

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Indian football was hit by a serious crisis last week as FIFA suspended the All India Football Federation ( AIFF ) because of undue interference from third parties. 

The world establishment of football stated that this was an on the spot violation of FIFA statutes and claimed that AIFF can't be surpass the Committee of Administrators (CoA).

Following FIFA's decision, Indian football has been hit the least bit levels with the boys and women's national team across all groups alongside club football in India bearing the brunt. a significant repercussion of the choice was that Indian clubs weren't allowed to require part in AFC competitions which led to the Gokulam Kerala women's exile from the AFC Women's Championship just days before their first match.

As things stand, India won't be ready to host the FIFA U-17 Women's tournament. This event is merely the second FIFA event that India goes to host in history. The tournament is scheduled to require place from October 11-October 30 in three cities across the country.

Following FIFA's big decision, the Supreme Court of India (SC) decided to repeal the CoA's mandate and handed back control to the AIFF of its daily affairs with acting Secretary Sunando Dhar taking control. The elections of Indian football's organization are set to require place on 2nd September.

After the SC's latest order, the AIFF have written a letter to the FIFA asking it to reconsider India's suspension. They stated that the conditions stated in FIFA's original letter have now been met with the CoA not accountable of running the football federation.

“In view of the above, we request the FIFA and particularly the Bureau to reconsider their decision of suspending the AlFF. Since the conditions launched in your Letter for lifting of the suspension stand satisfied, we request that a order to it effect be passed at the earliest for the AIFF to continue with the sleek running of football in India,” AIFF worte in its letter.

There is still no confirmation from FIFA's side on the status of India's suspension. ATK Mohun Bagan 's campaign within the AFC which is ready to resume on 7th September relies on FIFA reversing its decision.