Kosaraju withdraws nomination for AIFF treasurer post

Andhra Pradesh Soccer Affiliation president Gopalkrishna Kosaraju on Friday withdrew his nomination for the treasurer’s submit within the All India Soccer Federation elections slated for September 2.

Kosaraju was in a two-way contest with Arunachal Pradesh’s Kipa Ajay however after his withdrawal it’s now an open discipline for the latter.

“I want to inform you that I’m withdrawing the nomination filed for the submit of treasurer,” Kosaraju wrote in an e-mail to the AIFF returning officer Umesh Sinha on Friday. The final date of submitting nominations is Saturday, whereas the possible candidates can withdraw their candidature by 1 pm on Monday.

Indian soccer legend Bhaichung Bhutia additionally filed his recent nomination for the AIFF president’s submit on Thursday to queer Kalyan Chaubey’s pitch for an unanimous victory. His nomination was proposed by Andhra Soccer Affiliation (AFA) and seconded by Rajasthan FA.

Bhutia had earlier filed his nomination for the president’s submit which was to be held on August 28 underneath the aegis of the Supreme Courtroom-appointed Committee of Directors (CoA).

However, in a verdict on August 22, the SC terminated the mandate of the CoA, disallowed the inclusion of 36 former gamers within the electoral school and postponed the polls by every week to be able to salvage the Girls’s U-17 World Cup after FIFA suspended the AIFF.


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