Football is among one of the most prominent video games in India. The game commands a large follower adhering to across the length as well as breadth of the country as well as is the top sporting activity in the states of West Bengal, Goa, Kerala, Manipur, Mizoram as well as Sikkim. Throughout the heyday of the Indian football gamers, the country won some of one of the most sought after prizes and also medal at prestigious international events. Nevertheless, football in India has actually lost to its even more renowned cousin - cricket, in the popularity risks. The decreasing interest in the once-popular game is an enough reflection of the worn-out state of events in Indian football.
At once, when Indian sportspersons are asserting themselves worldwide phase and bringing laurels for the country, the Indian football team is rot at the end of the world football positions. The All India Football Federation (AIFF), the governing body in football, presented the National Football League in 1996, in a bid to elevate the requirements of the game in India. The effort has actually satisfied only partial success, due to the lack of a comprehensive package to concentrate on the fitness as well as tactical measurements of the players. However, a wind of change is blowing in Indian football. The AIFF has roped in Bob Houghton as the brand-new manager of the national group and the Englishman is expected to deliver the goods therefore his organizations with some top-ranked Asian teams.