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AIFF chief Kalyan Chaubey sees Mohammedan Sporting’s ISL promotion as a major boost for Indian Football

Mohammedan Sporting lifts maiden I-League title, inspiring 25,000 fans at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Stadium on Saturday. AIFF President Kalyan Choubey hails their promotion to ISL, emphasizing the positive impact on Indian football. Despite a 1-3 defeat in the final game, the team celebrated their historic win with fervent supporters.

Mohammedan Sporting’s journey to the I-League title began four years ago with their promotion from the second division. The VYBK stadium witnessed a passionate display of support as fans rejoiced in the club’s long-awaited achievement. The club’s captain Samad Ali Mallick, along with defenders Zodingliana and Joseph Adjei, lifted the trophy amidst a jubilant atmosphere.

AIFF President Kalyan Choubey praised Mohammedan Sporting’s promotion to the ISL, recognizing the club’s rich history and dedicated fan base across the country. The team’s success in the I-League 2023-24 season marks a significant milestone for Indian football, promising increased attendance and excitement in the top league.

With 52 points from 24 matches, Mohammedan Sporting showcased their dominance on the field, winning 15, drawing seven, and losing only two games. As they gear up for the challenges of promotion, the Black and Whites can look forward to competing with the best teams in the country, supported by their loyal fans. The club’s victory signifies a new chapter in their storied legacy, with hopes for continued success in the future.

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