Columns Jason Griffith
Atletico de Kolkata not only laid their hands on the coveted Indian Super League (ISL) trophy, but also pocketed Rs 8 crore as champions' prize money, while their marquee player Luis Garcia was adjudged the tournament's most exciting player.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Saturday heaped praises on maiden Indian Super League (ISL) champions Atletico de Kolkata for their spectacular win and lauded the initiative for taking the sport to the grassroots.
Incessant fireworks dazzled the Saturday night sky and loud cheers and claps filled the air as Kolkata soaked in ecstasy with city franchise Atletico de Kolkata defeating Kerala Blasters to lift the maiden Indian Super League (ISL) crown.
Substitute Mohammad Rafique netted an injury time header as Atletico De Kolkata clinched the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL) crown with a 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters here Saturday.
Kerala Chief Minister Oommen Chandy Saturday congratulated the Kerala Blasters team for putting up a "wonderful performance" to finish as runners-up in the first Indian Super League (ISL) tournament.
Substitute Mohammad Rafique headed in an injury time header as Atletico De Kolkata clinched the inaugural Indian Super League crown with a 1-0 win over Kerala Blasters here Saturday.
Displaying their old camaraderie when they used to clobber bowlers into submission, cricket legends Sachin Tendulkar and Sourav Ganguly were Saturday enthused by the success of the inaugural Indian Super League (ISL).
Atletico de Kolkata defeated Kerala Blasters FC 1-0 in the final to lift the Indian Super League (ISL) football trophy at the D.Y Patil stadium here Saturday. A last gasp goal from forward Mohammed Rafique helped the Sourav Ganguly part-owned franchise clinch the inaugural edition of the tournament.
Thanking football lovers of the country for the spontaneous positive reception offered to the Indian Super League (ISL) football tournament, Atletico de Kolkata (ATK) co-owner Sourav Ganguly said Saturday that the inaugural competition could only get better in the years to come.
Having already sealed the Championship in the Pro-Stock category, the Bengaluru pair of Chidananda Murthy and navigator B.S. Sujith Kumar of Tata Motors are keen to finish the 2014 FMSCI Indian National TSD Rally Championship on a high in the MRF-MMSC Rally, the ninth and concluding round of the series, to be run here Sunday.