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AIFF president, secretary general meet IFA officials to discuss Bengal football

Upon Kalyan Chaubey's suggestion, the IFA will start an U23 inter-district tournament to help young players showcase their talents, and this way, local clubs might find more talents from different districts of Bengal

PTI New Delhi Published 07.05.23, 09:56 PM
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All India Football Federation (AIFF) president Kalyan Chaubey and secretary general Shaji Prabhakaran on Sunday met key office bearers of Indian Football Association (IFA) in Calcutta to discuss the growth of Bengal football.

IFA president Ajit Bandopadhyay, secretary Anirban Dutta, and several key office bearers were present in the meeting between the IFA and the AIFF.

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Discussions involved resolving issues faced by IFA for football development in the state.

Upon Chaubey's suggestion, the IFA will start an U23 inter-district tournament to help young players showcase their talents, and this way, local clubs might find more talents from different districts of Bengal.

Speaking about the meeting, Chaubey said: "It was a productive meeting with the IFA management, where we openly discussed many aspects of football.

"Barring foreign players from local leagues will provide more opportunities to local players. To fill the gap, we proposed that IFA initiate an U23 Inter-District tournament from next season."

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