West Bengal Tops the List for Performance Assessment for States: AIFF

The All India Football Federation has carried out the performance assessment test for the football associations in the states. In this, Indian Football Association (IFA), West Bengal, has come at the top of the rankings whereas Western Indian Football Association (WIFA), Maharashtra and Kerala Football Association have followed IFA in the list, for the 2019-20 football season.

What is the AIFF State Rankings?

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) has introduced the state-based ranking system in order to push for reforms and excellence in the state associations so that these organizations can contribute to the development of the sports in the concerned states. It is a points-based assessment system that indicates the performance of the states on the various operational verticals. These are:

  • Coaches Education (AIFF D Certificate Courses)
  • Grassroots consisting of AIFF Golden Baby Leagues and AIFF E-Certificate Courses
  • AIFF Academy Accreditation Endorsements
  • Referees Education
  • Conduction of leagues and competitions including accreditation of academies

The points are allotted to the states based on the activities carried out by the football associations in that state. All states have development officers deputed and funded by the AIFF.




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