FIFA lifts ban on AIFF, Women's U-17 world cup held in India

 Which is the most Popular Sport in the World?

1. Soocer 

2. Cricket

The world's most famous game cricket is equal to the number of Football.

Football is famous on every continent.

FIFA 2022
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But The sad part for India is that not a single team has the power to participate in FIFA (Federation International Football Association), whether the Indian football team is male or female.

Why did the FIFA sector say that? 

let's know,

Why India was banned in the FIFA World Cup 2022?

In FIFA you will find representations from all over the world, one of them is Praful Patel who used to represent India.

Prafulla Manohar Bhai Patel, an Indian politician.

His father, Manoharbhai Patel was an Indian National Congress leader who was elected to represent the Gondia Bhandara districts in Maharashtra.

On May 18, the sector of FIFA ban was imposed on AIFF(All India Football Federation), at that time the Supreme Court asked to remove Praful Patel from the post of AIFF President.

Because he is holding elections in December 2020 and has appointed a three-member Committee of Administrators (CoA), headed by apex court judge AR Dave, to manage the affairs of the organization.

FIFA said in a statement that it had made a case for suspending the AIFF due to excessive third-party interference and that the suspension would not be lifted until it started working together.

For the first time in its 85-year history, FIFA had to face a suspension. This decision of FIFA also took away from India the rights to host the Under-17 Women's World Cup to be held in October.

When the matter of sanctions by FIFA reached the Supreme Court, the CoA was dissolved. The Supreme Court on August 22 said that the Committee of Administrators (CoA) will not interfere in the Football Association of India (AIFF) affairs until further orders.

After that FIFA sector take a decision about it and they decided to remove banned.

Union Sports Minister Anurag Thakur expressed happiness over Banned removal by tweeting,

Now the FIFA U-17 Women's World Cup can be held as planned in India from October 11 to 30.

This is not the first time FIFA has banned countries in the world.

Let's see,

Which countries are banned by Fifa over third-party interference?

  • Iraq (2008)
  • Nigeria (2014)
  • Kuwait and Indonesia (2015)
  • Pakistan (2017 and 2021)
  • Kenya (2022)