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AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das resigns

New Delhi | All India Soccer Federation (AIFF) common secretary Kushal Das, who has been part of controversies, has resigned from his publish as a result of well being causes. Thus ended his 12-year tenure throughout which he was repeatedly accused of monetary irregularities. Das, who took over in 2010, was on depart since June 20 as a result of well being causes. Nevertheless, many within the soccer world say that the Committee of Directors (CoA) stored him out of labor because the Comptroller and Auditor General’s (CAG) audit revealed a number of monetary irregularities that are underneath investigation.

A prime supply instructed PTI on Wednesday on the situation of anonymity, “Sure, he has resigned as a result of well being causes. Das despatched his resignation to the CoA, which is at the moment operating Indian soccer after the Supreme Court docket ousted office-bearers headed by Praful Patel for not holding elections on time. Das’s tenure as AIFF common secretary was principally throughout Patel’s presidency. The CAG just lately audited the accounts of AIFF throughout Patel’s tenure.

Das was earlier accused of molestation by a feminine AIFF worker. The institute confronted criticism after the Inside Complaints Committee declared him clear. Most people concerned on this committee had been the individuals working underneath him. The COA additionally realized that over Rs 16 lakh was paid to an astrology firm for predicting the way forward for the senior males’s nationwide group within the AFC Asian Cup Qualifiers.
Lately, one other criticism got here to the fore by which the identify of the Ahmedabad Soccer Academy got here up repeatedly in some doubtful offers referring to switch of former gamers of Indian Arrows.

Earlier than becoming a member of the AIFF in 2010, Das labored because the Chief Monetary Officer (CFO) of the Worldwide Cricket Council (ICC) for 2 years. The Indian nationwide group certified for the Asian Cup soccer event thrice throughout Das’s tenure however confronted criticism for not having the ability to arrange degree worldwide matches for the senior nationwide group.

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