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Infrastructure, youth development to get attention

DNMUM270879 | 3/6/2013 | Author : Rutvick Mehta | WC :283

Mumbai: The All India Football Federation's (AIFF) open house session for interested agencies looking at owning an I-League team had one clear bottom line: abiding by and implementing the Club Licensing Criteria (CLC).
The focus of the discussion, which was held between the AIFF and the interested bidders in New Delhi on Tuesday, was solely on infrastructure and youth development — an integral part of CLC.
"We're looking at companies focused on infrastructure development, and whether they're in a position to acquire lease for a stadium, if not build a new one," I-League CEO Sunando Dhar said. "Besides this, youth development is the other focal point. And for that, we're giving them an option of ei
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