Rajasthan United topped the I-League Qualifiers final round with seven points from three matches.
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Rajasthan United FC (RUFC) will be keen to put the marker down in their opening game as the club sets out on a quest to become the first side from their state to play in the I-League.
Here's everything you need to know about I-League Qualifiers 2021.
Traditionally organised by the Indian Army, the world's third oldest and Asia's oldest football tournament will this year also see the government of West Bengal as joint hosts, who have been providing support in all aspects of the organisation.
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The COVID-19 situation meant that all the foreign players could not attend the ongoing camp here but Habas said the team is focussed on doing well despite the difficulties.
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The Qualifiers are scheduled to be held in Bengaluru in September and will see 10 teams vying for one available spot in the I-League.
League CEO Sunando Dhar apprised the Committee that the I-League will be played among 13 teams this season.
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The 36-year-old Chhetri said the lure of playing in the AFC Cup and advice from his family and friends to join Churchill was tempting but ultimately he didn't join the Goan club.
Robertson said he was "absolutely delighted" and honoured to have been recognised and awarded this honour for his work in Kashmir.
The 17-year-old Paul will attend a training programme, in which special focus will be placed on team-building and cultural exchange in addition to the sporting aspects, a release from Sudeva FC said.
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"This I-League title was a historic one (for the state of Kerala). I have always dreamt of winning the title. Being a Malayali and winning it for a club from my state means a lot to me," Ubaid told the official website of All India Football Federation (AIFF).
The 53-year-old Russian will have his task cutout to rebuild the side after they finished a lowly sixth in a controversy-marred 2020-21 season.
Citing examples of other footballing nations from across the world, AIFF technical director Isac Doru had earlier recommended that no team should be demoted this season.
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Considering the extraordinary circumstances, AIFF technical director Isac Doru recommended doing away with relegation in I-League for the season that concluded recently.
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Bidyashagar Singh's 23rd minute strike did little to stop the Gokulam juggernaut as goals by Sharif Mohamed (69th), Emil Benny (74th), Dennis Antwi (77th) and Mohammad Rashid (90+6) handed them the trophy.
After 14 rounds, three teams— Gokulam Kerala, TRAU and Churchill Brothers— are in contention for the trophy.
As the I-League title goes down the wire, three teams—Gokulam Kerala, Churchill Brothers and TRAU —are in contention after 14 rounds.
Down a man, Sudeva could have only hoped for a miracle to give them the lead. That miracle came in the form of Kean Lewis' goal.
With this victory, Chennai City FC finished their campaign with 15 points, including five wins and nine defeats, while the relegated NEROCA ended at the bottom of the table with just eight points from 14 matches.