MOHUN BAGAN and Aizawl FC, the defending champions and the promoted newcomers, are facing off in a contest of grit to get their campaigns off to a positive start.
AFTER THE FRENZY of the Indian Super League (ISL), the nation is geared up for another football extravaganza which gets nine teams to compete against each other for the coveted crown of the I-League
NEVER ONE TO mince his words, Mohun Bagan coach Sanjay Sen has hit out at the AIFF and his club officials over the change of venue for the I-League season-opener against Aizawl FC.
A GLITTERING LAUNCH CEREMONY was held at a south Kolkata hotel in Kolkata on Wednesday to kick-start India's top-flight football competition, I-League.
FIXTURE LIST of the first few matchweeks in the I-League 2015-16 season have been released, about four weeks before the country's top divison football league kicks off.
KEEPING IN MIND the grassroots level programme, Aizawl Football Club will train about 3,000 tribal children in the age group of 6 to 14 in a first three-year cycle which will kick-off in February 2016.
THE I-LEAGUE COMMITTEE meeting at AIFF Football House in Delhi yesterday has come up with a number of proposals that will make things slightly better for clubs in the upcoming season.
FIVE TOP OUTFITS INCLUDING Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan have successfully fulfilled the club licensing criteria for taking part in the I-League and Asian Football Confederation (AFC) competitions for the 2015-16 season.
AIZAWL FC have roped in Japanese player Yuta Kinowaki who is a natural Central Defensive Midfielder and can be employed in centre back as well as both wing backs.
MANUEL RETAMERO FRAILE, who has coached extensively in Spain, Libya and Bahrain, has joined Aizawl FC as their new head coach as they prepare for a historic debut in top division I-League.
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