A 34-member list of probables has been announced for the Senior Indian Women’s Football Team that is set to play in the AFC Olympic Qualifiers Round 2, later this year.
In a letter to the acting general secretary, AIFF, FIFA-AFC made reference to the clause 'Presence of Eminent Players (Article 1.18 and Article 20.2) in the General Body (Congress) of the AIFF'.
Playing his 127th match, the 37-year-old Chhetri got his 81st international goal by scoring a 14th-minute penalty. However, he missed a couple of chances in the box, but managed to score his second goal of the match when he nodded home a Brandon Fernandes cross to secure the win for India.
The South and West Zones of the competition, held in a series of centralised hubs, will kick off the 2022 edition, with the Central, East, and ASEAN Zones following suit from June 24 to 30.
The AFC said in a separate statement that it appreciates that China, the CFA and the Local Organising Committee have made "this very difficult but necessary decision in the collective interests of the AFC Asian Cup 2023.
Earlier the AFC had decided to extend the deadline to file an expression of interest in hosting the tournament from 31 March to 30 June.
Banerjee was admitted to the hospital on February 6 due to severe chest infection and his condition deteriorated since then.
FIFA and the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) met at the apex body's headquarters in Zurich to discuss football activities in Asia.
James Johnson arrives in the role with a wealth of experience having been the Senior Vice President of External Affairs with the City Football Group.