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AIFF bows to Delhi HC directive: Clears Churchill Brothers participation in I-League


The court had directed Indian football's governing body to take into account the Goan club's previous track record while evaluating their application...

All India Football Federation Emergency Committee meeting was called in compliance with the order passed by the Hon’ble Delhi High Court on November 28, 2016, wherein the Hon’ble court directed AIFF to consider the representation of Churchill Brothers Sports Club dated November 23, 2016.

The members of the committee discussed the directives of the Hon’ble Delhi High Court dated November 28, 2016, in details. It was observed by the committee that the Hon’ble Delhi High Court has directed AIFF to take into account the track records and history of Churchill Bros. while considering their representation. 

In compliance with the specific direction of the Hon’ble High Court and also Churchill Brothers Sports Club’s commitment to fulfilling the licensing criteria as stipulated in the order dated November 28, 2016, the Committee unanimously decided to allow them to participate in the season 2016-17. 

Published: Thu Dec 08, 2016 09:50 PM IST



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