Articles tagged under: Football

Nita Ambani launches RFYS football Ahmedabad leg, conveys wishes to India U17 team

September 29, 2017
Nita Ambani launches RFYS football Ahmedabad leg, conveys wishes to India U17 team

Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad City leg of Reliance Foundation Youth Sports school and college football championship was launched here on Friday, with the foundation chairperson Mrs Nita Ambani wishing the Indian team for the upcoming FIFA Under-17 World Cup to be held in India. "These are wonderful times for Indian football," said Mrs Ambani. "We have recently seen the Indian national team break into the Top 100 in world rankings after a gap of two decades. And now for the first time in the histor...Read More

Nita Ambani kicks off RFYS Season 2, says Reliance Foundation’s goal is to transform India into multi-sports nation

August 16, 2017
Nita Ambani kicks off RFYS Season 2, says Reliance Foundation’s goal is to transform India into multi-sports nation

Mumbai: The second edition of the path-breaking Reliance Foundation Youth Sports’ national football competition kicked off here on Wednesday, with its chairperson Mrs Nita Ambani committing herself to transform India into a multi-sports nation in the not too distant future. Mrs Ambani, a proud Member of the International Olympic Committee, seeks to build a sports eco-system in the country that will not only encourage kids and youngsters to take up sport but will also provide every chil...Read More

Dhanraj Nathwani elected President of Gujarat State Football Association (GSFA)

August 06, 2017
Dhanraj Nathwani elected President of Gujarat State Football Association (GSFA)

Ahmedabad: Dhanraj Parimal Nathwani is the new president of Gujarat State Football Association (GSFA). Dhanraj is son of Rajya Sabha MP, Group President of Reliance Industries Ltd(RIL) and Vice President of Gujarat Cricket Association Parimal Nathwani. Dhanraj was endorsed as the next chief of Gujarat State Football Association at an informal meeting of various district football associations held at Rajpath Club in Ahmedabad on Saturday evening. Today he formally got elected unanimousl...Read More

Indian national Football team achieves best-ever FIFA ranking since 1996

July 06, 2017
Indian national Football team achieves best-ever FIFA ranking since 1996

India going through a golden period of football and the best is yet to come: Vijay Goel The Indian National Football Team achieved its best-ever FIFA Ranking since February 1996 as they were ranked 96 in the July, 2017 according to latest FIFA Rankings. In the process, India are currently placed 12th in Asian Football Confederation (AFC). India’s best-ever FIFA Ranking till date stays 94 which was attained in February 1996 while 99 stayed India’s second-best FIFA Ranking which was al...Read More

Hrithik Roshan, Bhaichung Bhutia attend MXIM football festival in Ahmedabad

April 08, 2017
Hrithik Roshan, Bhaichung Bhutia attend MXIM football festival in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: A marquee Mission XI Million Football Festival was held at The Arena by TransStadia in Ahmedabad in the presence of All India Football Federation President, Praful Patel; former Indian Football Team Captain, Bhaichung Bhutia, Bollywood star Hrithik Roshan and TransStadia Founder & MD, Udit Sheth. Having reached out to over 1.7 million kids already from all corners of the country, MXIM is closer to its goal of introducing the game of football to 11 million children before FIFA U...Read More

Hrithik, Abhishek Bachchan, Bhaichung Bhutia to attend mega football festival in Ahmedabad

April 06, 2017
Hrithik, Abhishek Bachchan, Bhaichung Bhutia to attend mega football festival in Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: The All India Football Federation in association with the Government of India will host a Mission XI Million mega football festival in Ahmadabad, Gujarat on 8th April at 5:30 pm. An initiative taken by President AIFF and Chairman of the LOC for the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017, Praful Patel, the event will see local schools from the city of Ahmedabad present at the festival. They will engage in a variety of activities including exhibition games. The students will get an oppor...Read More

Guwahati gets FIFA nod for hosting Under-17 World Cup games

October 24, 2016
Guwahati gets FIFA nod for hosting Under-17 World Cup games

Guwahati:Guwahati became the fifth Indian city to be ratified as a venue for next year's Under-17 football World Cup after a FIFA inspection team gave its thumbs up to the venue's preparedness and facilities. The FIFA delegation along with members of the Local Organising Committee visited the site and had a comprehensive look at the stadium and the training facilities. Tournament Director of the LOC, Mr Javier Ceppi said, "We have a very good understanding with the newly elected State Go...Read More

PM Modi attends launch of Reliance Foundation Youth Sports via video

July 23, 2016
PM Modi attends launch of Reliance Foundation Youth Sports via video

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in a group along with budding talents in football and also Union Minister for Youth and Sports Shri Vujay Goel, Reliance Foundation Chairperson Smt Nita M. Ambani and Rajya Sabha Member Shri Parimal Nathwani. New Delhi: Prime Minister of India Shri Narendra Modi on Saturday (July 23, 2016) digitally launched the Reliance Foundation Youth Sports initiative pan India, kicking off nation’s largest multi-city, multi-sports school and college sports competition. ...Read More

Nita Ambani nominated to International Olympic Committee

June 03, 2016
Nita Ambani nominated to International Olympic Committee

Mumbai Nita Ambani, Founder and Chairperson of Reliance Foundation has been nominated as a candidate to be a new member, pending election,of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), headquartered at Lausanne, Switzerland today. The International Olympic Committee is the supreme authority of the Olympic Movement. It acts as a catalyst for collaboration between all parties of the Olympic family, from the National Olympic Committees (NOCs), the International Sports Federations (IFs), the...Read More

I see an outset of a footballing atmosphere in India: PM

May 22, 2016

New Delhi With India gearing up to host the FIFA U-17 World Cup next year, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said he sees the "outset of a footballing atmosphere" in the country that longs to one day compete in the sport's showpiece event. For the third time in three months, football played an important part in the PM's address to the nation. During his 'Mann Ki Baat' programme, Modi called for creation of the right atmosphere for the game's development. "Last time around, I had talk...Read More

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