AIZAWL FC HEAD COACH Jahar Das, who had entered the Federation Cup quarter finals with an explosive forewarning, sounded much more cautious about facing Sporting Clube de Goa in the semi-finals.
Should Aizawl FC be spared from a relegation into the second division? Is it fair that they should be ousted from the I-League despite not finishing at teh bottom? Or is it an unfair demand coming from the club that always knew the rules and cried foul only when they lost? What exactly is at stake here for Indian football?
Aizawl FC outplayed champions Bengaluru FC in every department to hand them a convincing and historical 2-3 defeat, knocking them out of the Federation Cup by a 5-3 aggregate.
RELEGATED AIZAWL FC MADE a strong statement when they beat league champions Bengaluru FC 2-1 at home in the first match of the Federation Cup.
An aggrieved Aizawl FC head coach Jahar Das said they did not deserve to be relegated, accused AIFF of playing favourites when drawing up the I-League fixtures and promised that his club will fight hard to prove their worth in the upcoming Federation Cup.
JOEL SUNDAY FOUND the mark to score a goal that very well may have saved Aizawl FC's season, as the newly promoted club ended their maiden I-League campaign with a 0-1 victory over DSK Shivajians in Pune tonight.
AIZAWL FC, Mumbai FC and Shillong Lajong are the three clubs still left in the fray for I-League's relegation battle; and the fight is as neck-to-neck as it gets.
SALGAOCAR BEAT Aizawl FC 1-0 in their own backyard to save themselves from relegation and multiply Aizawl's threat of going down.
SPORTING CLUBE DE GOA were held to a 1 – 1 draw by Aizawl FC at Fatorda today. It was the highlanders who took the lead in 28th minute through Alfred Jaryan while Sporting caught up in the 37th minute through their skipper Mahmoud Al Amnah.
SHILLONG LAJONG turned around the match and their season when they came back from behind to beat Aizawl FC 3-1 tonight in an I-League bottom table clash.
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