Having lost all their three games so far this season, I-League team Mumbai FC is hoping for a turnaround in their fortunes when they play their first home match here on February 8 against Sporting Clube de Goa.
All India Football Federation's Secretary Kushal Das on Friday said Englishman Stephen Constantine was preferred head coach of Indian men's football team over North-East United FC Coach Ricki Herbert mainly due to his earlier Indian experience.
Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) defender Arnab Mondal attributes his superlative performances in the Indian Super League (ISL) to the improved facilities in the inaugural tournament and says the enhanced infrastructure should be replicated in tournaments like the I-league and the Federation Cup for Indian football to rise in FIFA rankings.
The first Kolkata Derby of the Hero I-League 2014-15 has been rescheduled and the match will now be played on February 11 instead of earlier scheduled January 25 at the Vivekananda Yuva Bharati Krirangan at Salt Lake.
India defender Moirangthem Gouramangi Singh is looking forward to the start of the I-League football season on January 17 and representing debutant club Bharat FC in the tournament after his stint at the Indian Super League, which ended last month.
West Bengal government on Wednesday agreed to handover the Rabindra Sarovar Stadium to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) following its request to develop it into an international-standard venue to host the Under-17 FIFA World Cup to be held here in 2017.