FIFA suspends AIFF, says U-17 Women's World Cup cannot be held in India. Here's why
The Bureau of the FIFA Council said the lifting of the suspension will be subject to repealing of the Committee of Administrators' (CoA) mandate in full
NEW DELHI : In the first the International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) has banned the All India Football Federation (AIFF) citing "flagrant violations of the FIFA Statutes". In a major setback for football in India, the world football governing body suspended India for "undue influence from third parties" and said the U-17 Women's World Cup "cannot currently be held in India as planned."