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I-League 2013-14: Performance Analysis (Foreign Players)

The 2013/14 I-league campaign is near its fag-end and like every season, this term too has its set of top and flop foreigners. While some foreign players have helped their club to reach staggering heights, some have hugely let down their respective employers. Sean Rooney, Cornell Glen and John Johnson feature among the top performing foreign players while Odafa Okolie, James Moga and Lamine Tamba lead the list of under-performing foreigners. Top Foreigners Sean Rooney (Bengaluru FC) The Australian has been vital in Bengaluru FC lifting the I-League trophy in their debut season. Rooney, who played for Salgaocar last season, has scored 10 league goals for the champions this term. The striker formed a lethal partnership with Sunil Chhetri and Robin Singh upfront, which proved pivotal in Bengaluru FC tasting success in their very first season amongst India’s elite clubs. Rooney may be eighth in the top goalscorers list in the I-League this season, but the importance of his goals […] Read more »