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Mizoram boys win Sub-Junior National Football - Times of India

KOZHIKODE: Mizoram club Aizawl FC are on the cusp of history and standing between them and their first I-League title is a fellow north-eastern club, Shilling Lajong from Meghalaya. Aizawl travel to Shillong on Sunday needing just a draw to cap off the ...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 »

'Like a dream': Fans speak about Aizawl FC's stunning title victory -

From the Mizo Premier League to the top of Indian club football, Aizawl's rise has been followed every step of the way. by Arka Bhattacharya. Published May 02, 2017 · 09:30 am Updated May 02, 2017 · 03:28 pm. 'Like a dream': Fans speak about Aizawl FC ...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 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 ...and more »

Aizawl FC script history, win I-League title - Deccan Chronicle

Shillong: In one of the biggest achievements in Indian football history, unheralded Aizawl FC on Sunday lifted the I-League crown after they held Shillong Lajong 1-1 in a tense match here. Lajong went ahead in the ninth minute through A Dipanda but ...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 success is down to a robust football setup in Mizoram - Economic Times

The story of Aizawl FC is a simple one of footballing romance and defiance. Constantly fed on tales of others, we immediately identify it in the journeys of the Leicesters and the Icelands in the European context. But we have to be reminded when a ...and more »

I-League: Aizawl FC on cusp of writing new chapter in Indian football - Daily News & Analysis

Aizawl FC will come out all guns blazing when they face Shillong Lajong in their bid to become the first team from the North-East to win the coveted I-League football title. A draw in the North-East derby will clinch it for Khalid Jamil's men, who have ...and more »

Aizawl FC, Khalid Jamil and the making of I-League's greatest underdog story - Hindustan Times

“Do you believe in miracles? Yes!” American commentator Al Michaels' famous quote, when USA stunned the sporting world by beating overwhelming favourites Soviet Union 4-3 in the ice hockey final at the 1980 Winter Olympics, remains one of the most ...and more »