AIFF president Chaubey refutes ex Secy Gen Prabhakaran’s claims on Stimac contract extension

New Delhi, Jul 8 (PTI) Former AIFF Secretary General Shaji Prabhakaran on Monday claimed that the contract extension signed with the former national head coach Igor Stimac which did not have a severance clause, was “approved” by president Kalyan Chaubey who, however, termed the assertion as a “complete lie”.

In a letter written to the AIFF executive committee members and the top brass of member associations, Prabhakaran said “the contract was signed only when he (Chaubey) approved the same”.

Prabhakaran’s assertion came a few days before the AIFF’s EC meeting on July 20, which will discuss the implications of the sacking of Stimac last month.

With heading ‘A contract clause that Kalyan Chaubey approved first and denied later’, Prabhakaran said, “Chaubey, contrary to his claims, was updated at each step, and the contract was signed only when he approved the same.

“It has become a perpetual habit for him to blame all others except pointing fingers at himself.

“The fact is that the termination clause was revised in September 2022 itself when the extension was granted. A copy of the agreement is with him, but he always fails to read it before issuing a public statement.” Chaubey, however, told

Source: PTI News

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