CHENNAI CITY FC were finally presented with the Hero I-League 2018-19 championship trophy today at a formal ceremony in Chennai.
Chennai City FC have made history, becoming the first ever club from Tamil Nadu to become the Champions of India.
Assam-born 20-year old Delhi lad, Gaurav Bora did the star turn with two second-half goals, as Chennai City FC won their maiden Hero I-League title, beating defending champions Minerva Punjab FC 3-1 in their final game of the 12th Hero I-League at the Nehru stadium in Coimbatore.
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Pedro Manzi, now the 12th Hero I-Leagueâ€™s highest scorer with 18 goals to his credit, scored two and set up another, all in the space of 12 minutes, to help table-toppers Chennai City FC humble hosts Shillong Lajong FC 4-2 in a return leg fixture at Shillongâ€™s JLN Stadium on Monday.
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Hero I-League debutants Real Kashmir completed the double over Chennai City FC after beating the table-toppers by a margin of one goal to nil at the TRC Ground in Srinagar on Monday.
Sandro Rodriguez scored on either side of the half and Pedro Manzi helped himself to score arguably the goal of the season and another to boot, as Chennai outclassed Aizawl FC 4-3 to take a step closer to the 12th Hero I-League crown at Coimbatoreâ€™s Nehru stadium.
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