Infantino congratulates Aizawl on winning I-League

In a letter to All India Football Federation president Praful Patel, Infantino said, “It gives me great pleasure to send my warmest congratulations to Aizawl FC for their first ever league title.”

FIFA president Gianni Infantino wrote to AIFF president Praful Patel, congratulating the newly crowned I-League champion.   -  AP

FIFA President Gianni Infantino has sent a congratulatory note to Aizawl FC for winning the I-League title.

In a letter to All India Football Federation president Praful Patel, Infantino said, “It gives me great pleasure to send my warmest congratulations to Aizawl FC for their first ever league title.”

“This title is the result of the determination of everyone involved and my congratulations go to the players, the coach, the administration, the entire technical and medical staff as well as the fans for this great achievement,” Infantino wrote.

“On behalf of the entire football community, I would like to thank Aizawl FC and your association for helping to spread the positive message of football,” he added.

Aizawl FC was crowned I-League champion on April 30. Aizawl FC is slated to take on Chennai City FC in the second match of the Federation Cup 2017 on Sunday.

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