New Delhi, Sep 3 Expressing his delight at being nominated secretary-general of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), Dr. Shaji Prabhakaran mentioned he was assured, the new government committee will take Indian football to greater heights.
A day after the AIFF Government Committee got here into being, with former participant Kalyan Chaubey as its president, it took its first main choice, appointing Shaji Prabhakaran because the new secretary-general on Saturday.
Chaubey chaired his first AIFF Government Committee assembly at its headquarters, the Football Home, and welcomed all of the new members, together with six eminent footballers who have been co-opted into the physique. He proposed Dr. Prabhakaran’s title because the new secretary-general of the AIFF, which was unanimously permitted by all of the members.
“I’m delighted to be part of a younger and dynamic group, which is keen to take Indian football forward,” Dr. Prabhakaran mentioned in an announcement on Saturday.
Dr. Prabhakaran mentioned the new Government Committee could be very gifted.
“The newly-elected committee is a form of group, which isn’t solely headed by a former footballer like Kalyan Chaubey, who can also be exceptionally gifted in his administrative expertise however has eminent former gamers like Bhaichung Bhutia, Shabbir Ali, I.M Vijayan, Climax Lawrence, Pinky Bompal Magar, Thongam Tababi Devi,” he added.
“To help them there are members from the State Associations, who’re filled with power and recent concepts. I’m really proud to be part of it. Collectively, I’m assured, we will take Indian football to greater heights,” mentioned Dr. Prabhakaran.
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