11 May 2017

AIFF Media Team

New Delhi: The workshop tour for Academy Accreditation for 2017/18 conducted by All India Football Federation concluded on Tuesday in which more than 120 non-I-league clubs and standalone Academies participated. 

The Academy Accreditation program is in its third year and has seen changes made for the upcoming season. The workshops were conducted in five cities covering respective zones. Kolkata hosted it for all states in East zone, Guwahati for North-East, Cochin for South, Mumbai for West and New Delhi for North. The Academy Accreditation process ensures the improvement of technical and administrative standards for all Academies and Clubs in the country.


Among the clubs and academies who participated, there were around 80 academies who were new to the process intending to get accredited under AIFF for the first time. The process also forms an eligibility criterion for clubs and academies to participate in the U-13, U-15 and U-18 Youth Leagues. The criteria for the same can be found at
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