Ali has tried everything, including going vegan, to return to the top flight. But his heart condition means it's out of his control.
India will play Qatar in March 2021, Bangladesh and Afghanistan in June 2021 as per AFC's latest announcement
Federation's medical committee is currently examining whether the footballer can play with his heart condition.
A creative midfielder, Chapman played for India between 1995 and 2001 and the country won the 1997 SAFF Cup under his captaincy.
While ISL is likely to be held in Goa, I-League is likely to take place in Kolkata.
The 2020-21 Indian Super League will be held behind closed doors across three venues in Goa.
Kolkata will host the 2020-21 I-League season, as well as the second division qualifiers, AIFF has confirmed.
Delhi's Sudeva FC are set to take part in the 2020-21 season of the I-league after winning a bid for direct entry into the competition.
Several stalwarts have turned out for East Bengal over the last 100 years, but who makes their greatest ever XI?
Indian football's stakeholders discuss the keys to the game's future success in the country.
In an age where being outspoken carries its own risks, footballer Darren Caldeira bucks the trend.
Former players feel hosting the 2027 edition could help India find more heroes like Chhetri.
India is one of five nations to have expressed an interest in hosting the 2027 Asian Cup, the Asian Football Confederation said on Wednesday.
The women's U17 World Cup is scheduled to take place from February 17 to March 7 next year.
Renedy praised the physical ability of the current crop but said they need to work on their technique.
The four semi-finalists of this year's event will earn direct qualification to FIFA U-17 World Cup Peru 2021.
The 51-year-old scored 40 goals in 79 matches for India, and won the Arjuna award in 2003.
Jamuna Das, Kolkata's famous matchday sweet-seller, is getting by with help from the football fraternity.
Kharga Chhetri speaks about the biggest influence on, and his favourite memory from, his son's career.
As Sunil Chhetri completes 15 years as an international, we pick the top 15 moments from his India career.
Sunil Chhetri said the U17 World Cup gave players invaluable exposure, setting them up well for the future.
GCFC were looking to make big strides following the end of the Baby League in early March. Then, the coronavirus pandemic struck.
Kerala's seven-a-side football league has been disrupted by Covid-19, with a potential return complicated by dependence on fans attending in person.
The slot reserved for the ISL runner-up went to BFC due to the merger of ATK and Mohun Bagan.