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

From being written off as a relegation candidate at the start of the season to securing its first top-flight title yet, Aizawl Football Club has come a long way to write one of the most remarkable chapters in the history of Indian football. The club ...and more »

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

On top: Aizawl FC weathered a determined opposition and rallied from a goal down to draw the match. | Photo Credit: Rajeev Bhatt · Amitabha Das Sharma. Shillong, April 30, 2017 21:53 IST. Updated: April 30, 2017 22:39 IST. more-in. The result ensured ...and more »

In football heaven - The Hindu

Travelling Aizawl Football Club fans celebrate during an I-League match in Bangalore | Photo Credit: K. Murali Kumar · Amitabha Das Sharma. April 29, 2017 00:32 IST. Updated: April 29, 2017 12:49 IST. more-in. Mizoram's deep bond with the sport ...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 »

This Picture Of Fans Cleaning The Stadium After Aizawl's Historic I-League Win Is Going Viral For All The Right Reasons - Huffington Post India

On Sunday night, Aizawl FC, a hitherto little-known club from a remote corner of the country with a shoe-string budget made history. They were crowned the I-League champions. While social media is still in disbelief and celebrating their victory, there ...and more »

I-League: Best Foot Forward - The Indian Express

Aizawl FC stands on the cusp of an I-league win that could reshape how the game is played in Mizoram. 4.1K. Shares. Share. Written by Adam Saprinsanga | Updated: April 30, 2017 8:11 am. Aizawl, Aizawl news, Aizawl updates, Aizawl vv Mohun Bagan, Aizawl ...and more »

I-League: Aizawl FC will need to break the established order to win historical title - Firstpost

There is a derby scheduled for Sunday, a derby where a talented team that has rediscovered itself takes on their rivals, those that define the established order. It is a derby where a win for tradition will break the hearts of the new. The underdogs ...and more »

Shillong vs Aizawl: Forget north-east unity, Sunday is 'judgement day' - ESPN

Issac Vanmalsawma (in red) is one of the six Mizo players in the Lajong squad. Shillong Lajong. Robert Royte, owner of Aizawl FC, has gone Biblical and called his team's I-League championship decider against Shillong Lajong Judgement Day. Larsing Ming ...and more »

I-League: Aizawl fans never lost hope in their underdog team on topsy-turvy night - Firstpost

I despair. Everyone around is screaming mad and crazy. Shillong Lajong have — against all reason and cause — scored to take the lead against Aizawl. After a brief lull, wave after wave of Aizawl attack is falling upon the home team, but no one seems ...and more »

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

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. Many of them, plain ...and more »