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AIFF Club Licensing Appeals Committee to meet tomorrow

Churchill Brothers SC

Churchill Brothers SC

The appeal petitions of four I-League clubs – Mohammedan Sporting Club, United SC, Churchill Brothers SC and Rangdajied United FC – will be assessed when the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Club Licensing Appeals Committee meet at the Football House on Tuesday.

N.K. Sud, Retired Justice Punjab and Haryana High Court will chair the meeting which will also have Sanjeev Paul, Managing Director TATA Metalicks, and Neel Ratan, Executive Director, PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited as the Committee Members.

The meeting is scheduled to start at 14.00 IST in the afternoon.

The Club Licensing Committee, the First Instance Body – which met at the Governing Body’s Headquarters on May 21, 2014 decided to disband the four clubs based on the documents provided by all the 14 clubs and the inspection conducted by the AIFF Inspection Team in the month of April/May 2014.

The requirements include legal, administration, sporting, infrastructure and financial criteria which all clubs are required to meet. The license is required to compete under the AIFF’s Indian Club Licensing System, and is reviewed annually based on a team’s overall performance.

(Report & Picture courtesy AIFF Media)