Assistant Coach Of Indian U-17 Women’s Football Team Sacked Over ‘Sexual Misconduct’

Assistant Coach Of Indian U-17 Women’s Football Team Sacked Over ‘Sexual Misconduct’

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Alex Ambrose, the assistant coach of the Indian under-17 women’s soccer team, was sacked on Sunday following allegations of sexual harassment against her. The decision was announced by Dr SY Qureshi on social media on Sunday. He is a member of the Supreme Court-appointed Committee of Administrators (CoA), which was appointed by the Supreme Court in its May 18 decision to run the All India Football Federation (AIFF) and an executive committee headed by Praful Patel. Was removed to continue. In office after his term expires in December 2020.

Qureshi tweeted, “Under-17 women’s team assistant head coach Alex Ambrose has been fired for sexual misconduct. Further action is underway,” Qureshi tweeted.

The All India Federation of Football (AIFF) suspended an ‘individual’ on Thursday after the U17 women’s team accused him of being rude.

As a preliminary action, the federation temporarily suspended the man pending further investigation. The AIFF had asked the person concerned to close all contact with the team, return to India immediately, and remain physically present for further investigation on his arrival.

The AIFF said in a statement: “An incident of insults has been reported in the Under-17 women’s team, which is currently on an exposure tour in Europe.


The team competed in the sixth Tourneau Women’s Soccer Tournament in Italy from June 22 to 26, where it suffered defeats like Italy and Chile.

India’s under-17 women’s team lost 0-7 to Italy at the Grandesco Delsenzo in the women’s soccer tournament. Later in the match against Chile, the Indian women lost 1-3.

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