Guest author Bhargab Sarmah takes a look at the meteoric rise of Indian football in North Eastern part of the country.
Indian Football : BREAKING NEWS (1st March, 2012) : Lajong FC Attracts Foreign Investor
Indian Football : BREAKING NEWS (29th February, 2012) : Lajong To Tie-Up With Norwegian Club?
Lajong FC qualified for the semi-final stage of Federation Cup from Group A, which also saw a strong performance from Royal Wahingdoh while Churchill Brothers and Mohun Bagan were heavily disappointing.
It's a question that needs to be asked, now more than ever. It's the proverbial elephant in the room that many fans from Kolkata and India's eastern states, are loath to acknowledge. Kolkata, long considered India's bastion of literature, fine arts, exquisite sea food and football finally looks like it has surrendered the mantle of being prime purveyors of the beautiful game, to that southern sunny paradise and tourist magnet Goa
In the second installment of I-League 2nd division review, we evaluate the performance of Ar-Hima, Vasco, Sporting Club Goa and Lajong FC.
The Final round of Second Division is about to kick-off. Eight teams will participate in final round with the top two qualifying for I-League 2011/12. Teams like Vasco, Mohammedan and Sporting Clube have tasted top level football before while the likes of Southern Samity and Royal Wahingdoh are debutantes in this level.