In an unprecedented decision, Indian Super League side FC Goa were today slapped a whopping fine of Rs 11 crore while their co-owners Shrinivas Dempo and Dattaraj Salgaocar were banned for two and three seasons respectively for "bringing disrepute" to the tournament.
A footage has emerged that sheds new light on the incident involving Chennaiyin FC captain and marquee player Elano Blumer and the FC Goa dugout after the ISL 2015 final.
FC Goa had said that they were forced to boycott the prize distribution ceremony because the ISL authorities failed to take action Elano Blumer
Soon after the final whistle was blown, many FC Goa substitute players and officials led by Rajesh Malgi, equipment manger of FC Goa, rushed to the referee, surrounded him and tried to intimidate.
Lyngdoh, the recently crowned 2015 AIFF Player of the Year — the crown jewel in his coffer, had a dream of a year with Bengaluru FC -- scoring nine goals and assisting 16
Let us take a look at the Indian Team of the season, lining up in a 4-2-3-1 formation.
Down and almost out after a string of losses midway through the tournament, Chennaiyin FC showed resilience to turn it around and seal the ISL Season 2 title
The owners of FC Goa and coach Zico on Monday blamed the ISL final loss on the Japanese referee and Chennaiyin coach Marco Materazzi who allowed his team to "maim and cripple" the Goa players.
Expressing serious concern at the unsavoury incidents that happened after the Indian Super League final in Goa on Sunday, All India Football Federation president Praful Patel on Monday said he was awaiting the match commissioner's report before cracking the whip on the wrongdoers.
Brazilian football legend and FC Goa coach Zico on Monday apologised to the football fans of the state for failing to win the Indian Super League title but said that his team gave its all to win the tournament though unsuccessful in the end.
FC Goa co-owner Dattaraj Salgaocar said on Monday said that Chennaiyin FC captain Elano Blumer's "ungentlemanly behaviour" forced him to lodge complain with the Goa Police instead of referring the matter to the ISL disciplinary committee.
In a late night development on Sunday, Goa police arrested Elano Blumer, captain of ISL winning team Chennaiyin FC
The victory celebrations for Indian Super League (ISL) champions Chennaiyin FC turned sour as their marquee Brazilian Elano Blummer was arrested by the local police for allegedly assaulting FC Goa co-owner Dattaraj Salgaoncar.
What makes Mendoza special is that he's being noticed in the ISL. After last season's stint, when he scored four goals in nine appearances, he was snapped up by Corinthians.
An incredible five minutes at the death produced three goals in a scintillating Indian Super League 2015 final -- with Chennaiyin FC snatching victory from the jaws of defeat
Follow live updates from the final of the ISL between FC Goa and Chennaiyin FC.
There is no doubting that the two most entertaining, exciting and enthralling teams of the ISL have reached the final. Neutrals can have absolutely no complaints about the two sides emerging from the league and semifinals to slug it out for the tag of 2015 champions.
Chennaiyin FC's star striker Elano Blumergf on Saturday said they would want to win the second editon of Indian Super League and dedicate it to the club fans and the Chennai flood victims.
Atletico did a Chennaiyin this year by coming so close yet so far. They, like Chennaiyin last year, can walk with their head held high after fighting tooth and nail to stay in the competition.
Chennaiyin, who beat ATK 3-0 in the semifinal first leg on December 12 in Pune, now take on FC Goa in the summit clash at Margao on December 20.