Shillong Lajong FC booked their berth in the I-League after piping Kolkata`s Mohammedan Sporting by a solitary goal to emerge champions in the second division.
Mohammedan Sporting Club and Shillong Lajong FC won their respective second round matches of the final phase of 2nd division I-League.
Sheffield went down to Shillong Lajong FC 0-1 in an exhibition match here which saw coaches of both the teams call for flexibility in Indian referring to match global standards.
With his team winning the I-League title for the fourth time, Dempo Sports Club coach Armando Colaco said what makes his team unique was the “warmth and affection” shared by the players.
Needing just a draw to clinch the title, Dempo would be looking to tame Shillong Lajong FC on Sunday in an I-League match which is equally important for the relegation-threatened home side.
Shillong Lajong FC, battling to avoid relegation, will take on Mahindra United on Saturday in a must-win match of ONGC I-League here.
Mahindra United will attempt to move to the top of the I-League with a victory over Federation Cup runners-up Shillong Lajong FC in their 10th round clash at the Cooperage ground.
Shillong Lajong FC has entered
into a three years contract with Anil Gurung of Nepal to
strengthen the teams` forward line.
Injury-plagued Mohun Bagan will
take on a confident Shillong Lajong FC in a fifth round
encounter of the ONGC I-League here tomorrow.
Riding on the home advantage, Shillong Lajong FC today stunned Air India 3-0 in a fourth round match of the I-League here.
Mohammedan Sporting coach Shabbir Ali admitted that there were some lapses in the mid-field and the team missed quite a few chances in their rusty 1-0 win over Shillong Lajong FC in the IFA Shield.
Day in Pics: 2nd September
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