AIFF Awaits Asian Games Accreditation After Ministry Clears Teams

Despite the relief after the Sports Ministry's clearance of both, men's and women's national football teams for the Asian Games, the AIFF had to cancel their flight tickets to Incheon due to the impending accreditation from Asiad.

updated: September 15, 2014 17:58 IST
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Indian football team in a practice session.


In a relief to All India Football Federation, the Sports Ministry today cleared the country's men and women teams at no cost to the federation for the Asian Games, but delay in getting accreditation has forced the AIFF to cancel tickets to Incheon for the second time.

The Games is slated to be held in Incheon, Korea from September 19-October 4.

The AIFF will now get the accreditation, which also doubles up as visa, for the 45-member group from Indian Olympic Association only on Wednesday.

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