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FICCI GOAL 2013 Indian Football Convention

Goal.com, the official partners at the event held in Delhi, recaps the discussions held at FICCI's GOAL 2013 Indian football convention...

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'The IPL is our popular benchmark' - AIFF President Praful Patel

AIFF President Praful Patel stresses on the need to commercialise Indian football

Youth is the way to go for Indian Football development

'We need icons to promote football in India' - AIFF Technical Director Rob Baan

'We're not going for quantity' – AIFF’s Technical Director for Academies Scott O’Donell

'The I-League needs a players and team cap' - Leisure Sports Managing Director S S Dasgupta

'It is something we would prefer not to have' - AFC Technical Director Jim Selby on match fixing

'Many countries pay lip-service to youth football' - AFC Tecnical Director Jim Selby

'Government is committed to hosting the 2017 U-17 World Cup in India' - Indian Sports Secretary P.K. Deb

'Implementation of Sports Code not at the cost of AFC or FIFA norms' - AIFF President Praful Patel

'We have to adopt a new fitness training philosophy in India' - India's Technical Director Robert Baan

LIVE: The FPAI Indian Football Awards 2015
Goal brings you LIVE updates from the 2015 FPAI Indian Football Awards in Kolkata..
21:50 IST
That was all folks.
It was great pleasure bringing this to you guys.
Until next time, this is Swapnaneel Parasar signing off. Ciao! 
21:42 IST
All the award winners assemble for a photo session.
21:37 IST
With the ceremony over, FPAI President Renedy will give away a memento to the Mohun Bagan officials for winning the I-League.
21:36 IST
Lyngdoh says, "I am up here representing each and every one of the I-League players. I thank my primary coaches, Singto and Kashyap when I was in Shillong until I came into Westwood's hands."

"I want to change the secnario of Indian football. I want everyone to kick a ball around." 
21:33 IST
Helder Postiga and Bhaichung Bhutia will jointly present this.

The winner is ...... Eugeneson Lyngdoh.

Jackichand Singh was a very close second. 
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