Blatter announces largesse for AIFF

Updated: 18 April 2007 07:48 IST

FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter promised $1 million in the form of grants each year, for the next four years for the AIFF.

Blatter announces largesse for AIFF
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New Delhi:

FIFA President Joseph Sepp Blatter wound up his three-day visit to India with a promise of a $1 million in the form of grants each year, for the next four years.

He made this accouncement on Tuesday at the All India Football Federation's 70th anniversary congress in New Delhi.

Earlier in the day, the 71-year-old Swiss inaugurated the Indian football federation's new headquarters in Dwarka, and attended an extended session with the AIFF's General Body.

Blatter is the first FIFA President to visit India, and this was his third trip in three decades.

Topics : Football
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