Originally scheduled for Sept. 10-25 last year, the Huangzhou Asian Games will be held from Sept. 23 to Oct. 8 this year after being postponed due to the Covid-19 pandemic. All India Football Federation (AIFF) general secretary Shaji Prabhakaran told PTI that an appeal would be sent to government authorities to allow soccer teams to participate in the September games in China. This is a decision taken by the government. Therefore, we have to abide by it. However, we will request the government to reconsider the decision regarding soccer, Prabhakaran said.
Following this, even coach Stimac has asked for an exception for soccer teams to participate in the tournament. A humble appeal and sincere request to the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur to allow our soccer team to participate in the Asian Games. We will fight for the pride and flag of our country! Jai Hind! – Stimac wrote in his tweet, to which he also attached screenshots of his statements.
India hosted the U-17 World Cup 2017 and invested heavily in building a very good new generation of players, the Croatian wrote in a message addressed to the Prime Minister. You have always supported India’s dream of playing the World Cup one day, and I am sure that if you give us continued support the way we have done before of soccer – https://footballstars.kz/category/footballnews/
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