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AIFF President Chaubey Denies Corruption Allegations in Letter to Members
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AIFF President Chaubey Denies Corruption Allegations in Letter to Members

Kalyan Chaubey, the president of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), has strongly refuted allegations of corruption against him in a letter addressed to the federation's members. These accusations, levelled by Nilanjan Bhattacharjee, the recently sacked AIFF legal head, claim Chaubey engaged in the preferential allocation of tenders, misused funds, and entered into unfavourable contracts. Chaubey maintains his innocence, calling the allegations a "concerted and systematic effort" to malign him before the upcoming AGM and Lok Sabha elections. He further claims Bhattacharjee's accusations are politically motivated and aimed at destabilizing the AIFF. Don't Remember what the AIFF controversy was about? Watch this video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cXYOyAlR2Mk AIFF ...
10 Fun Facts About Indian Football You Didn’t Know (But Should!)
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10 Fun Facts About Indian Football You Didn’t Know (But Should!)

Cricket might be the undisputed king of Indian sports. But, football holds a special place in the hearts of many fans. From the electrifying atmosphere of the Durand Cup to the rising stars of the Indian Super League, Indian football boasts a rich history and exciting future. But how much do you really know about the beautiful game in the land of chai and chapatis? Buckle up, football fans, because we're about to unveil 10 fun facts that will surprise and delight you: 1. Once upon a World Cup Believe it or not, India actually qualified for the FIFA World Cup in 1950! Back then, the tournament worked differently, and India received a direct entry alongside a handful of other Asian nations. Unfortunately, they had to withdraw due to financial constraints, leaving a "what if?" ling...