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2019/2020 Season

9 NEROCA FC 5 4 8 19
10 Aizawl FC 3 7 5 16
11 Indian Arrow 2 3 11 9
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Nongdamba Naorem arrives with a dream goal

Indian I-League

I-League season hangs in balance as AIFF waits, watches through coronavirus delays

The All India Football Federation (AIFF) is likely to take a decision on the future of the ongoing I-League season in the first week of April, following consultations with the clubs. Some of the teams are unwilling to play out the remaining 41 games, with Mohun Bagan already crowned champions and having effectively taken the AFC slot on offer.

All of AIFF's tournaments were suspended in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, initially till March 31, though India has since gone into a countrywide...

I-League Power Rankings: Jose Barreto-like Baba Diawara top of the table

Mohun Bagan clinched their second I-League crown with a 1-0 win against Aizawl FC and NEROCA played out a thrilling 2-2 draw at home against Chennai City before the All India Football Federation suspended all league matches until March 31 -- thus deferring the Kolkata derby scheduled for March 15 as well.

This delay gives ESPN the chance to publish this month's power rankings early -- for the 12 matches that featured all 11 clubs in action. TRAU and Bagan were two of three clubs to have played three...

Can't find next Sunil Chhetri until ISL changes foreign player rule: Igor Stimac

India coach Igor Stimac is not happy with the number of foreign players featuring in a match in Indian Super League and I-League, saying it was coming in the way of the country producing a future Sunil Chhetri. Stimac said the leagues should follow Asian Football Confederation's (AFC) policy of allowing a maximum of four foreign players in a match instead of the five permitted by them currently.

"My suggestion for top tier (league) in the country is to follow AFC rule of 3+1, that's the basic...

Katsumi Yusa stars as Mohun Bagan dominate I-League power rankings

Mohun Bagan continue to be the team to beat in the I-League, having all but sealed the race to the title with a run of three consecutive wins in February.

Two of their players feature in ESPN's power rankings for this month, but with the race for second place picking up, there were other outstanding individual performances to choose from as well.

#10 Krishnananda Singh [TRAU]

After a good run in the early half of the season, TRAU's campaign ran into rough weather in February, with the team earning...

Beitia, Naorem lead Mohun Bagan charge in I-League power rankings

Mohun Bagan were the biggest I-League gainers in January, and not just following the announcement of their merger with ATK and automatic elevation to the Indian Super League (ISL) next season. The individual efforts from Bagan players is reflected in ESPN's power rankings for January, where Fran Gonzalez retains his place from last month, and is now joined by Joseba Beitia and Nongdamba Naorem.

#10 Vikram Pratap Singh [Indian Arrows]

The Arrows could earn only one point in their games through January,...