Tag Archives: Indian football

Despite ‘rapid growth’, Indian domestic football moving at a snail’s pace

By | March 4, 2020

The top boss of the country’s top-most soccer league has been quoted on February 28 saying the time was yet not ripe to increase the number of teams in the league. Instead, a new roadmap was brought in, on October 14, 2019 in Kuala Lumpur. All clubs, it was announced, had accepted it. It recommended “to open a… Read More »

Why migrating to glitzy league should be the least of East Bengal’s worries

By | February 20, 2020

This season, it began with Bhubaneshwar. Then they shifted to Goa. Now, Mumbai is the latest addition. East Bengal need not to lose sleep over what their arch rivals did. Instead, they should clean up the mess inside their own club tent. Please read the originial post here: https://sportslounge.co.in/why-migrating-to-glitzy-league-should-be-the-least-of-east-bengals-worries/

AIFF flip-flop on I-League clubs a curious case in Indian football

By | February 13, 2020

AIFF statement said, “for the upcoming season of the I-League, the possibility of including corporate teams through a bidding process was discussed. It was also discussed to include corporate teams through a bidding process in the 2nd Division League.” Please read the originial post here: https://sportslounge.co.in/aiff-flip-flop-on-i-league-clubs-a-curious-case-in-india-football/

RP-Sanjiv Goenka Group acquires majority stake in Mohun Bagan

By | January 16, 2020

RPSG Group, which owns and runs professional football club ATK FC will acquire majority shareholding in Mohun Bagan Football Club (India) Private Limited. This move will see the two football clubs coming together into a new merged identity to compete in the rapidly growing professional Indian football landscape. Please read the originial post here: https://sportslounge.co.in/rp-sanjiv-goenka-group-acquires-majority-stake-in-mohun-bagan/