AFC appoints Mr.Praful Patel as senior Vice President
All India Football Federation President Mr. Praful Patel was appointed as the Senior Vice President of the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) on December 01, 2016. He was serving as the Vice President of the South East Region for the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) thanked all for their support.
Under Mr. Patel’s tutelage, India won the rights to host the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 and hosted the AFC U-16 Championship in September 2016.
‘I am grateful & thankful for all the support extended,’ Mr. Patel tweeted from his Official Twitter account @praful_patel
The All India Football Federation had also won the Recognition Award for Grassroots Football in 2014 and has been nominated for the AFC Member Association (Developing) Award for 2016.