In Aizawl FC's I-League title, Khalid Jamil earns redemption while Mizoram finds hope and recognition
Aizawl FC’s fairytale win puts the club, the city of Aizawl, Mizoram and Mizos at the forefront of national football and worldwide recognition.
One point is all Aizawl need now. One point to create history. To do a Leicester in Mizoram. A draw away to Shillong Lajong — their neighbours and closest derby rivals. A team they have already beaten at home.
I-League 2017 title race: Can Aizawl FC's collective rise overpower Mohun Bagan's individual superiority?
On Saturday, in a virtual title decider, you can expect Aizawl to be the better of the two sides but if there’s one takeaway from Mohun Bagan’s campaign this year, it is that being superior on the pitch serves as no guarantee of defeating the Kolkata giants.
Away wins against Cambodia and Myanmar show that India has flushed out a Guam-like performance from their systems. It translates to little progress, but it's progress nonetheless.
The Indian football team on Wednesday broke an 11-year-old jinx of not winning an International friendly match away from home as they beat lower ranked Cambodia 3-2 in an international friendly in Phnom Penh on Wednesday.
Chhetri cited the example of India goalkeeper Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, who plays for Norway's Stabaek, as a case study of a foreign stint gone right.
A goal each from Sunil Chhetri and Sandesh Jhingan helped Bengaluru Football Club beat Mohun Bagan 2-1 in their AFC Cup match at Sree Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru on Tuesday.
Balwant Singh scored at the death to salvage a 2-2 draw for Mohun Bagan against Mumbai FC in an I-League football tie at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium in Kolkata on Wednesday.
Jeje Lalpekhlua scored a hat-trick to power heavyweights Mohun Bagan to a thumping 4-1 win over Club Valencia of Maldives in their return leg fixture of the AFC Cup South Zone playoff.
Jeje Lalpekhlua and Darryl Duffy each struck twice as Mohun Bagan hammered debutants Minerva Punjab FC 4-0 in an I-League football match at the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium in Kolkata.
Former champions Mohun Bagan will start as favourites when they take on old warhorse Churchill Brothers FC Goa in their 10th I-League opener on Sunday.
While the new-look Chennaiyin FC attack was anticipated to be the biggest stumbling block in defending the title, the defence was the one that took the kicking.
A win would all but guarantee Mumbai a place in the semifinals, but dealing a fatal blow to a Chennaiyin side that could pose a big threat later would also be an added motivation, especially considering the big prize that awaits them if they cross that hurdle.
In a match that was lively from the kickoff, Chennaiyin FC may not have been happy to come out with a draw against Atletico de Kolkata, having the lion's share of possession and a lot more clear-cut opportunities.
Defending champions Chennaiyin FC rallied from one-goal deficit to play out a 1-1 draw against Atletico de Kolkata in their Indian Super League football match in Chennai on Sunday.
That Chennaiyin FC's win came without conceding against the best away team so far was even more special.
Kerala Blasters went from being a goal down to win by a flattering 3-1 scoreline. But they have their opponents Chennaiyin FC to thank for several generous gestures throughout the match
A collective shambolic performance from Chennaiyin FC bought them a deserved defeat for the second time this ISL, against the Delhi Dynamos.
Former France and Chelsea star Florent Malouda scored twice, inspiring Delhi Dynamos to a 4-1 drubbing of defending champions Chennaiyin FC in an Indian Super League football match in New Delhi on Wednesday.
With impressive back-to-back victories boosting their confidence, Delhi Dynamos would look to build a winning momentum when they take on defending champions Chennaiyin FC in their Indian Super League football match in New Delhi on Wednesday.