Eugeneson Lyngdoh of Bengaluru FC and Sandesh Jhingan of Kerala Blasters FC were on Sunday awarded 'Best Indian Players' of I-League and ISL in the 7th edition of Indian Football Awards organised by Footballer Players' Association of India (FPAI) here today.
Having missed action last year in the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL), Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri on Saturday said that he is itching to rub shoulders with some of the world's best players in the second edition of the lucrative tournament beginning October 3.
Former national team captain Baichung Bhutia believes merging of Indian Super League (ISL) with I-League to create one competition will not be a good decision at this point of time for football in the country.
Faced with the prospect of closure of two I-League teams, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) on Friday held a meeting with all club officials, chief promoters of Indian Super League and decided to form a working group as a precursor to merge the two championships.
Faced with the prospect of two teams shutting shop, the All India Football Federation (AIFF) has convened a meeting of all I-League clubs in Mumbai tomorrow to discuss a road map for the troubled national league whose future is in doubt.
Indian football team captain Sunil Chhetri believes that merging the star-studded Indian Super League (ISL) with the I-League to create one competition with 16-18 teams going on for nearly all the year would be great for the game in the country.