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AIFF appoints Dr. Punith as team doctor for India U-23 contingent

ANI  |  New Delhi [India] 

In view of the decision by the Anti Doping Disciplinary Panel of the NADA, the All Football Federation (AIFF) has appointed Dr. Punith Kenchappa Giriyappa as the team doctor for the U-23 team for the forthcoming AFC U-23 Championship 2018 Qualifiers to be held in Qatar from July 19, 2017.

Dr. Punith shall join the Indian AFC U-23 contingent in Doha with immediate effect. He was part of the medical team for the 2017 edition of the Indian League in and has also been a part of the medical team for the Pro Kabbadi League in in 2016.

As the governing body of Indian football, AIFF is committed to strictly adhering to all the relevant anti doping guidelines and has a zero-tolerance policy towards any violation in this regard.

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First Published: Fri, July 14 2017. 22:22 IST