Former football captain Shabbir Ali feels the key to raising the game`s profile in India and making the national team an Asian force lies in spreading it to the untapped areas of the country.
Super sub Beikhokhei Beingaichho scored in stoppage time today to give Bengaluru FC a 2-1 victory over Sporting Clube de Goa and end their dream I-League season where they emerged champions on debut.
Having missed the crown narrowly, East Bengal will look to finish runners-up for a third time in four seasons when they conclude their I-League campaign against United SC at the Salt Lake Stadium here on Monday.
It will be a do or die battle for Churchill Brothers when they take on Salgaocar in the last round of the Airtel I-League to be played at Tilak Stadium here on Monday.
Bengaluru FC are close to becoming the first team to win the I-League on debut but will have to negotiate a tricky opponent when they take on Dempo Sports Club at the Nehru Stadium here Monday.
Dempo FC are looking to bounce back after losing to Salgaocar when they take on Mohammedan Sporting in a 21st round match in I-League tomorrow at Nehru Stadium here.
Salgaocar FC kept pace at the top of the table after a 2-0 victory over traditional football rivals Dempo Sports in the Round 21 clash of the Airtel I-League on wednesday.
Exactly a week after winning the IFA Shield at the Salt Lake Stadium, Mohammedan Sporting went down to former champions Salgaocar 0-1 in a round 18 fixture in the I-League.
Dudu Omagbemi scored on his debut to guide Salgaocar to a solitary goal win over Mohun Bagan in their return match of the I-League at the Tilak Stadium here Sunday.
After three successive defeats, Salgaocar FC is looking to bounce back when they take on East Bengal tomorrow in the Airtel I-League match here.
Ogba Kalu`s first-half strike guided Sporting Clube de Goa to a solitary goal win against Salgaocar to move atop the table in Airtel I-League tie, played at Duler Stadium on Sunday.
Unbeaten at home so far this season, debutant Bengaluru FC will be looking to garner their position on the leaderboard by picking up full points against mid-table team Shillong Lajong when they meet here Sunday in an I-League match.
Pune FC`s bid to go atop the table failed as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Dempo SC in the 11th round of the Airtel I-League match played at Duler Stadium here on Wednesday.
A keen contest is on cards as Salgaocar will be looking to consolidate its position at the top of the table when they face second place Pune FC in their I-League group match, here on Friday.
Gilbert Oliveira struck a goal in the dying moments of the game to save table topper Salgaocar from embarrassment as they played a 2-2 draw match with bottom-placed Rangdajied United FC in the I-League.
Goan club Salgaocar consolidated their lead in the standings with a thrilling 3-2 away win over East Bengal in a round eight I-League fixture at the Kalyani Stadium on Friday.
East Bengal will host table-toppers Salgaocar in a round eight clash of the Airtel I-League in Kalyani Friday.
Churchill Brothers, who lost their opening match against Salgaocar, would be looking to bounce back when they take on Mohun Bagan at Duler Stadium in Mapusa tomorrow.
Salgaocar football club has completed its foreign quota by singing explosive French striker Claude Gnoakpa.
Indian football might not yet be ready to accommodate an IPL-style tournament, according to I-League runners up Pune FC.