newsfootball5 days ago

Why different penalties for different clubs for the same offence, questions Gokulam Kerala's VC Praveen

Gokulam Kerala FC president VC Praveen has expressed his disappointment on AIFF’s decision to impose a fine of Rs 10 lakh each on the five I League clubs by asking why AIFF imposed different penalties for the same offence. Minerva Punjab owner Ranjit Bajaj had also slammed AIFF’s decision yesterday.
Chiranjibi Pati
newsfootball6 days ago

Asking for meeting with AIFF President has cost us 10 lakhs, asserts Ranjit Bajaj

After the AIFF’s disciplinary committee imposed a fine of Rs 10 lakh on five I-League clubs, Minerva Punjab owner Ranjit Bajaj has lashed out at the federation by saying that asking for a meeting with the president has cost them Rs 10 lakh. Bajaj also termed the order by the AIFF “immature”.
Chiranjibi Pati
newsfootball20 days ago

Minerva Punjab stuck in Odisha storm as venue search gets further delayed

Cyclone “Fani” has hit Odisha rather untimely as far as I-League outfit Minerva Punjab are concerned with all the club’s staff stuck in Bhubaneswar following their AFC Cup clash against Manang Marshyangdi. Minerva Punjab have 47 more days to find their home venue before their next AFC home clash.
Subhayan Dutta
newsfootball21 days ago

David and Mason Robertson extend contracts with Real Kashmir amidst Mohun Bagan speculations

Real Kashmir coach David Robertson and his son Mason Robertson extended their contract for the next season with the I-League outfit amidts massive speculations of the duo leaving. The team from the valley finished third on the league table this season before reaching the pre-quarters of Super Cup.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

Some I-League clubs are bringing AIFF to ‘disrepute’, says Kushal Das

Speaking about the recent controversy in Indian football surrounding the I-League clubs, AIFF general secretary Kushal Das has stated that there are some clubs those, on a regular basis, are bringing the federation to disrepute. Das has also added that the clubs are free to give their opinions.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

Lalrindika Ralte signs two-year contract extension as Johnny Acosta leaves East Bengal

Amidst the bitterness that Jobby Justin had left by joining Indian Super League side ATK, East Bengal fans got something to cheer for as star midfielder Lalrindika Ralte extended his contract by two years. However, Johnny Acosta ended his tenure as the side continued revamping their overseas core.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

AIFF President’s meeting with I-League clubs postponed

I-League clubs will have to wait longer for their meeting with AIFF President Praful Patel following which they would come to know the future of the I-League ahead of next season. The president had earlier promised a meeting with seven I-League clubs agreeing to give them a roadmap of the league.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

Katsumi Yusa to play for Chennai City FC in 2019-20 season

I-League defending champions Chennai City FC have roped in Japanese footballer Katsumi Yusa for the 2019-20 season. The attacking midfielder played for NEROCA FC in the previous edition of the league and prior to that had also represented Kolkata clubs Mohun Bagan and East Bengal.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

Defender Borja Gomez sign two-year contract extension in East Bengal

East Bengal fans will heave a huge sigh of relief after their star defender Borja Gomes decided to sign a contract extension with the club and not follow Jobby Justin to go out. The Kolkata-based club is in the process of becoming a part of the ISL next season with I-League’s future looking bleak.
SportsCafe Desk
newsfootballa month ago

AIFF committee meeting to discuss age fraud, match-fixing allegations and I-League clubs’ protest

The AIFF league meeting could be significant in building a roadmap for Indian football’s future as it would cover topics like the increase in age-fraud, the match-fixing allegations for the final I-League match, and the long protest that the I-League clubs have staged owing to the league's future.
SportsCafe Desk