• Indian Jr. International Gaston to captain Maharashtra in Junior National Championship

    Indian Jr. International Gaston to captain Maharashtra in Junior National Championship

    Mumbai lad Gaston D’Silva has been appointed caption of the Maharashtra team that will participate in the final round of the 51st Junior National Football Championship 2016-17, for the Dr. B.C. Roy Trophy to be played at Cuttack, Odisha. Maharashtra will take on Himachal Pradesh in the opening match on Monday, April 24.
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  • Star striker Arya shines again with another 5-star performance as Goans SA win big

    Star striker Arya shines again with another 5-star performance as Goans SA win big

    Arya Gandharva continued with his impressive showing and once again scored five times in leading Goans Sports Association, Mumbai to a convincing 6-0 win against AIYFA (All India Youth Football Association), Pune 0 in a Group ‘A’ league match of the 1st WIFA State Youth Championship, which is being organized as part of the FIFA-AIFF State Development Project, and played at the Cooperage ground on Saturday. Suraj Kumar netted the sixth goal to secure Goans second successive win in the competition and are now assured of a place in the second phase of the tournament.
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  • Goans SA start with a BANG !!!

    Goans SA start with a BANG !!!

    Striker Arya Gandharva was in the best scoring form and struck five goals as Goans Sports Association, Mumbai made a bright winning start recording a commanding 7-0 win against Rabbani Academy, Nagpur in a Group-A league match of the 1st WIFA State Youth Championship, which is being organized as part of the FIFA-AIFF State Development Project, and played at the Cooperage ground on Friday. Arya’s teammates Raul Almeida and Jaiden Irani netted one each to complete Goans victory.
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  • WIFA invites for Football Development Centre Accreditation.

    WIFA invites for Football Development Centre Accreditation.

    The Western India Football Association (WIFA) Invites Proposal for Accreditation of ‘FOOTBALL DEVELOPMENT CENTRE’ from Clubs, Academies and Training Centres.
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  • WIFA Secretary Souter Vaz, CEO Henry Menezes included in AIFF sub-committees

    WIFA Secretary Souter Vaz, CEO Henry Menezes included in AIFF sub-committees

    Western India Football Association (WIFA) Hon. Secretary, Souter Vaz and CEO, Henry Menezes have been appointed in the All India Football Federation (AIFF) Standing and Judicial Sub Committees.
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  • AIFF Coach Education Registration System

    AIFF Coach Education Registration System

    This is to inform you that the Coach Education department at All India Football Federation has introduced a database software for registration and monitoring of licensed coaches in India with effect from January 2017.
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  • WIFA and MCGM  join hands to launch Just Play Program

    WIFA and MCGM join hands to launch Just Play Program

    The Western India Football Association (WIFA) with the support of the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai (MCGM) and Mumbai City FC is proud to announce the launch of the award winning Just Play pilot programme in the state of Maharashtra.
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  • From the WIFA Desk

    "I think there is alot of potential for the game to grow & our primary focus for now would be to educate the coaches & thereby work on our grassroots"

    -Henry Menezez, CEO WIFA

  • President’s Message

    "Cooperage will be turned into a world class stadium and for that we need three years atleast. Once that is done, we can dream of having international matches in the city which will help us to build the game in Mumbai & Maharashtra"


    - Praful Patel, President WIFA



  • From the WIFA Desk

    "We need to raise the level of football across Maharashtra by strengthening the district leagues & work on the grassroot level"

    -Souter Vaz, Hon. Secretary WIFA
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