Q. Recently, FIFA, suspended the country’s top administrative organisation for football AIFF, which of the following statements are correct regarding its possible impacts?
1) Men football team will be banned from any international match, but women and under 15 football team will still be able to play the international match.
2) AIFF officials cannot take part in international courses and development programs related to football.
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Statement 1 is incorrect. The suspension means, firstly, no international football — and this applies to all national teams, across all age groups. It also applies to both men’s and women’s football, and to all club teams in India.
Statement 2 is correct. The suspension also impacts international transfers, as well as any courses or developmental programs that AIFF officials could, or were taking part in. This in effect means a total ban on all football-related activities outside India.