Matos, who had coached India in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, expressed his inability to continue owing to a combination of exigencies on the personal front and an aggravated knee injury
AIFF chief Praful Patel rubbishes rumours of India players revolting against head coach Stephen Constantine
AIFF president Praful Patel brushed aside reports that a few senior players were at loggerheads with national team coach Stephen Constantine.
Bagan, who had the lion's share of exchanges and ball possession scored through Aser Pierrick Dipanda Dicka (26th) and Akram Koghrabi (41st) to take their tally to 27 points from 16 matches.
Defending champions Aizawl FC finally got back to winning ways as they blanked Indian Arrows 3-0 in the I-League, ending a run of eight winless matches in Aizawl on Friday.
I-League 2017-18: Abhijit Sarkar's last-minute twin strikes help Indian Arrows stun Churchill Brothers
Substitute Abhijit Sarkar scored two injury-time goals in as many minutes as Indian Arrows rallied to pull off a stunning 2-1 victory over Churchill Brothers in the I-League at Vasco on Saturday.
"They will be sent on exposure trips to countries with whom we have MoU such as Germany and Japan. The idea is to employ them as youth football teams' coaches in the future," said Henry Menezes
After suffering a 0-3 defeat against Arrows in their first meeting, Lajong will be heading into the game with renewed determination after their goalless draw against Chennai City FC.
I-League 2017-18: Singam Subash Singh's brace helps Neroca FC beat Indian Arrows to move to 2nd in table
A first-half brace by Subash Singh (39th, 45th minutes) helped Neroca outplay a young Indian Arrows side for the majority of the game.
I-League 2017-18: Luis Norton de Matos happy with Indian Arrows' performance despite East Bengal loss
The Indian Arrows suffered a 0-2 defeat at the hands of East Bengal in their I-League fixture in New Delhi on Tuesday but head coach Luis Norton de Matos was happy with the performance of his players.
With this win, their fifth in eight matches, East Bengal maintain their top spot with 17 points.
I-League 2017-18: Sans goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh, Indian Arrows face tough task against table-toppers East Bengal
Indian Arrows will be without the services of its star goalkeeper Dheeraj Singh, who has quit the I-League team in an attempt to pursue a career in Europe.
Mohun Bagan went ahead through a dubious penalty decision and de Matos was critical of the decision.
In their first I-League home match at the Kolkata Maidan, Mohun Bagan were held to a draw by 10-man Indian Arrows.
Naorem's 86th minute strike was easily the goal of the season so far as he cut in from the left channel and dodged past six Lajong players before slotting the ball past an onrushing goalie into the net.
Indian Arrows produced an impressive display of possession football with Nongdamba Naorem scoring a peach of a goal in a solo run to provide the icing on the cake in their 3-0 drubbing of Shillong Lajong in an entertaining I-League match in New Delhi on Tuesday.
I-League 2017-18: Indian Arrows look to get back to winning ways against struggling Gokulam Kerala FC
The young Indian Arrows will look to get back to winning ways and finish the festive season on a high when they face ninth place Gokulam Kerala FC at the Ambedkar Stadium.
The defeat is Arrows' second against Minerva this season having lost 0-2 against the same opponents a few weeks ago in Goa.
I-League 2017-18: Indian Arrows face tough test against leaders Minerva Punjab in first away fixture
A stern test awaits young Indian Arrows as they face table toppers Minerva Punjab in an away fixture of the I-League at the Guru Nanak Stadium, in Ludhiana on Monday.
Minerva Punjab FC won't be pushovers as they come into the game unbeaten, having held the mighty Mohun Bagan 1-1 before a 2-1 win against Neroca FC in their first two games at their home.
Life in top-flight domestic football began on a promising note for Indian Arrows as they relied on Aniket Anil Jadhav's brace to blank Chennai City FC 3-0.