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SC scraps CoA for AIFF, postpones polls for football body by one week

The SC, which expressed disappointment over the dimming prospects of India hosting the Under-17 Women's World Cup, acceded to Centre's request to defer the elections for AIFF's executive committee.

Supreme Court of India. Photo: ANI
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The Supreme Court on Monday terminated the Committee of Administrators (CoA) that it had formed to govern the All India Football Federation (AIFF), which was recently suspended by Fifa.

Bhavini Mishra New Delhi
The Supreme Court on Monday terminated the Committee of Administrators (CoA) that it had formed to govern the All India Football Federation (AIFF), which was recently suspended by Fifa.

The apex court, which expressed disappointment over the dimming prospects of India hosting the Under-17 Women’s World Cup in October, acceded to the Centre’s request to defer the elections for AIFF’s executive committee.

It said the elections will be held a week after the scheduled date of August 28.

A Bench led by Justice D Y Chandrachud said that for the time being the AIFF secretary general — chosen already by

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First Published: Aug 22 2022 | 9:36 PM IST

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