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'The game is important' - KFA President welcomes Kerala Government's deal with AIFF

Kerala is set to host the Santosh Trophy and many other football tournaments in a partnership with the AIFF...

Kerala Football Association (KFA) President Tom Jose has welcomed the collaboration between the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and the Government of Kerala, announced on Monday.

The collaboration will see the state host an international women's football tournament in Kochi this year in addition to other plans to develop the sport in the state. Kerala Sports Minister V Abdurahman had revealed during a press conference that as part of the process, Kerala will also host the 75th Santosh Trophy tournament in addition to several other youth nationals.