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Ex-Mohun Bagan coach Biswajit Bhattacharya has been appointed as technical director of Chirag Kerala. Current coach Pakeer Ali will still remain in the same position, as per reports.
A benefit match for ex-East Bengal and Mohun Bagan legend Goutam Sarkar will be held in East Bengal Ground on 3rd March. Stars from different fields like Mithun Chakrvarty, Sourav Ganguly and John Abraham are expected to participate.
Goals continued to flow thick and fast in Mir Iqbal Hussain Trophy as Goa hammered Gujarat 25-0 with Delbert Fernandes scoring eight goals. Madhya Pradesh defeated Maharashtra 4-1 in another match.
Immanuel Okoro of KGF Academy created history as he scored seven goals in KGF Academy’s 7-1 victory over Luangmual FC. KGF didn’t qualify to final round because of a bad start but they ended their campaign in style by winning three back to back matches and scoring 14 times in last three.
Click here to see some other instances of a single player scoring four or more goals accross both I-League Divisions.
I-League Division Two Results
Luangmual FC 1-7 KGF Academy
Simla Youngs 1-1 Golden Threads
Green Valley 1-1 Bhawanipur
Southern Samity 2-4 Ar-Hima FC
Aryan FC 3-1 Guwahati Town Club
“Kenkre Footballl Academy, Mumbai is going to organize their 3rd Edition of the community based football tournament for children called GO GREEN CUP 2011. Their main objectives is to spread awareness on critical social issues in the society, through sports (football in particular).
In the 2nd edition of the tournament last year where 300 teams with over 3000 children participated in the 7-A- side game under flood lights at Dadar Parsi Colony Gymkhana Grounds, Dadar (East) Mumbai.”
Dempo thrashed Sporting Clube de Goa 4-0 in GFA Super League match on Sunday. New recruit Yusuke Kato notched p a brace.
Korean Club Hallelujah FC’s players were present in a special training session for U12, U14 and U17 footballers in S Jose de Areal Ground, Goa.
TOI has published an article about former EPL champions Blackburn Rovers’ involvement with football in Nagpur.