Shillong Lajong booked their place in the final four of the 2011 IFA shield tournament with a 2-1 victory over Pune FC in the last fixture of Group B. Now they will take on group A toppers Churchill Brothers in the first semi final on 28th March. Mohun Bagan had already sealed their place in the semis where they will be pitted against group A’s runners up Southern Samity. TheHardTackle reviews the Group-B actions.

Aryan Club, one of the oldest football clubs in Asia, just completed a one of the most memorable league campaigns in Indian football in recent times. For a club which was languishing in 3rd division 2 years ago, their transformation is remarkable. Raghu Nandi and his band of merry men has performed a mini-miracle.