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.
A city-based sports event management company has put forth a proposal to the Bangladesh Football Federation (BFF) for organising a football league emulating the highly successful Indian Super League (ISL).
It was a year of many firsts for Indian sports with a number of new leagues taking off but controversy was not too far behind as a betting scandal among team principals in the lucrative Indian Premier League (IPL) created ripples in the world of cricket.
The 'sleeping giant' woke up to a new dawn with the ISL putting Indian football on the global map, but the national team continued to paint a grim picture, plummeting to its worst-ever rankings in an eventful year for the sport.
With an eye on developing infrastructure for the 2017 Under-17 World Cup, to be hosted by India, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Wednesday said her government was willing to give land to build an 'international standard' football stadium.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee today praised Nita Ambani, the founder and chairperson of Football Sports Development Limited, and the participating teams for making the Indian Super League(ISL) an event of "huge popularity" among the football lovers.
Barely two days after being crowned champions in the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL), Atletico de Kolkata's co-owner Sanjiv Goenka on Monday said they will be setting up a football academy in West Bengal soon.
The Hero Indian Super League football tournament, the inaugural season of which ended yesterday with Athletico de Kolkata crowned as champions, will have September 15-December 15 window kept open for the second edition.
They couldn't make the final but Delhi Dynamos FC had something to cheer about after they were named winners of the first 'Fair Play Award' at the conclusion of the inaugural Indian Super League football event.
Atletico de Kolkata's Jakub Podany, whose assist led to Mohammed Rafique's match-winning goal in the final of Indian Super League football here, says it was "beautiful" to win the game in the last minute.
Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) skipper Luis Garcia credited young Indian striker Mohammed Rafique and custodian Edel Bete for the team becoming the inaugural Indian Super League champions after a win over Kerala Blasters in the summit clash here.