Srinagar: The Supreme Court appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA) has submitted the final draft constitution of All India Football Federation to the Supreme Court for its approval.
It was submitted to the apex court on Friday, the AIFF said in a statement on Saturday.
“After a lengthy set of discussions with various stakeholders, the draft Constitution of the AIFF has finally been submitted to the honourable court,” statement quoted AIFF acting general secretary Sunando Dhar.
“I would like to congratulate everyone involved in the process, on this swift move forward, and hope that with the new constitution in place, we can move ahead with developing Indian football.”
The CoA, which has been appointed by the apex court on May 18 this year, comprises Justice (retired) Anil R Dave, former Chief Election Commissioner of India Dr SY Quraishi and former India captain Bhaskar Ganguly.
Supreme had directed the CoA to assist in facilitating the adoption of the constitution and prepare electoral rolls for the purpose of conducting elections of the AIFF at the earliest.
Three days ago, the CoA sent the final draft constitution to world football governing body, FIFA.