Western India Football Association (WIFA) is the state governing body for football in Maharashtra, India. It is affiliated with the All India Football Federation, the sports national governing body.
The Western India Football Association began on 12 July 1911. The objective of WIFA was to improve the standard of football in the Indian state of Maharashtra. There was already history though in Maharashtra as the Rovers Cup, which is India's second oldest football tournament was started in 1891.
Then in 2011, after seeing a sudden increase in Football in India, WIFA decided to revamp the Maharashtra Football System. The first thing they decided to do was renovate Mumbai's only national football stadium, the Cooperage Ground. After that they will work on starting the first ever statewide football league in Maharashtra known as The Maha League. They also announced plans to revive the Rovers Cup which had its last tournament in 2001
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