While many soccer fans in the region were disappointed after FIFA shifted the ongoing U-17 World Cup Semi Final to Kolkata though it was originally scheduled to take place in Guwahati, Tai Ahom Yuva Parishad (TAYP) went one step ahead and filed an FIR against FIFA, the governing body of world football.
TAYP has accused the governing body and the All India Football Federation (AIFF) of deliberately shifting the match to Kolkata due pressure from a certain lobby. TAYA has also alleged that it was done due to a certain conspiracy against to suddenly shift a match out of the city even after the teams already had already arrived and just day prior to the match day.
The Yuva Parishad filed the FIR in Basistha Police station in Guwahati. This FIR surely states the disappointment of the city who were about to witness the future stars of two of the biggest footballing nations in the world.
In the FIR filed by Tai Ahom Yuva Parishad, name of AIFF president Praful Patel has also been mentioned. Alleging of certain conspiracy, TAYA alsom mentioned Tournament Director of the Local Organising Committee for the FIFA U-17 WC India 2017 Javier Ceppi’s name in the FIR.