Injury-hit Salgaocar FC will find the going tough against a highly-motivated Royal Wahingdoh when the two sides clash on Friday in the second round of the Hero I-League, played at Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, Margao.
Substitute Robin Singh turned out to be the hero of the match as his 50th minute strike powered Bengaluru FC to a 1-0 win over Shillong Lajong in the Group "B" league match of the Hero Federation Cup, here on Friday.
Shillong Lajong FC on Monday has roped in its former captain and defender Aibor Khongjee besides three others as the team gears to improve its defense in the upcoming I-League and North East United FC in the IMG-Reliance Indian Super League, team officials said here.
After getting barred from I League`s first division for failing AIFF`s licensing criteria, the footballing federation has made it a compulsion for the clubs to have licenses for the second division too.
Skipper Udanta Singh led the surge with an impressive hat-trick as Tata Football Academy (TFA) registered a comprehensive 4-1 win over AIFF Academy, Navi Mumbai, in a Round 2 encounter of the Under-19 I-League at the J.R.D. Stadium here Wednesday.
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.