Indian Super League has Brought Lot of Enthusiasm to Football in India: AIFF

Praful Patel also said that in order to take Indian football forward, the AIFF is planning to bid for more and more FIFA tournaments.

updated: November 01, 2014 22:43 IST
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AIFF president Praful Patel said at the launch of the Indian Super League that the I-League will continue to be the mainstay of Indian football.


Margao: All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Praful Patel is delighted with the response the ongoing Indian Super League has got so far and said the tournament has brought lot of enthusiasm to the beautiful game in the country.

"It's been a few weeks into the ISL and it's an ambitious and enlightened endeavour on behalf of the AIFF to bring football to the masses and enhance its popularity and bring more responses to the game," said Patel, who was was here to unveil FC Goa's magazine.

"There is a lot of interest in Indian football because of the ISL, because of the international players and coaches. In Goa you have seen how Zico and (Robert) Pires have brought in a lot of interest and enthusiasm from fans. The teams have been putting in a lot effort into the matches."

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