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Meet Aizawl FC, a club that rose from relegation to win Hero I-League title - Business Standard

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Aizawl FC is the new champion club of India - The Hindu

The result ensured the necessary point, making Aizawl the I-League winner and the first champion club of India from the North-East. A few hundred Aizawl FC fans, who had made an arduous journey by road to reach the Jahawarlal Nehru Stadium here hoping ...and more »

In football heaven - The Hindu

Mizoram's deep bond with the sport, evident in the numbers that brave rain and cliff-top seating for a view, has been channelled admirably. The consequence: Aizawl FC's fairytale run in this season's I-League. It's not a traditional giant from Bengal ...and more »

Aizawl FC's win a big learning lesson for Indian football - Daily News & Analysis

I was in Shillong on Sunday evening to witness history being unravelled in front of my eyes, and I must say it was a surreal feeling for me as a footballer from the North-east. I started playing I-League in 1996. North-eastern players have been ...and more »

Future unclear for I-League champions Aizawl FC - The Indian Express

“Money,” Robert Royte gasped, “you can't ignore. But you also can't sell beauty of football.” Royte, a politician-cum-businessman, owns Aizawl FC. On Sunday, the Mizo side became India's champions but the only thought that's been haunting Royte since ...and more »

In Aizawl FC's I-League title, Khalid Jamil earns redemption while Mizoram finds hope and recognition - Firstpost

Chapter 1: Redemption. Abuse pours down from the stands of the Cooperage Stadium as freely as Mumbai's rain on a typical August day. If Khalid Jamil heard, he doesn't show it by reacting. He is being called many things, almost all of them uncalled for ...and more »

I-League: Aizawl FC, Relegated Last Year, Script Indian Football's Greatest Fairytale -

The match, the Northeast derby, was though not without controversy as Aizawl played under protest after finding out that the title-deciding game would be conducted by officials from Bengal. Edited by Dattaraj Thaly. Read Time: 3-min. I-League: Aizawl ...and more »

Aizawl FC Scripts First Underdog Story of Indian Football - News18

New Delhi: The one thing that catches the imagination of sports fans around the world is a great underdog story. Muhammad Ali did it in 1964, the USA ice hockey team did it in 1980, the Indian cricket team scripted its own success story by winning the ...and more »

I-League: Best Foot Forward - The Indian Express

A few days before Aizawl FC was scheduled to face-off with Mohun Bagan, on its home turf, in a crucial game that could propel the Mizoram team to its first I-League championship, a widely-shared joke did rounds of the social media. Addressed in the ...and more »

Aizawl FC script history, become first north-east club to win I-League title - Times of India

SHILLONG: In the end, all you could see were hands, pairs and pairs of hands, reaching out to the faceless bunch of men in the middle. Someone held aloft a trophy with a shiny globe on top. In the sea of heads, it glistened; it seemed like the eye of a ...and more »