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Mohun Bagan Clinch Second I-League Title After Beating Aizawl FC 1-0

Senegalese Striker Baba Diawara Scored The All-important Goal For Mohun Bagan In The 80th Minute To Beat Former Champions Aizawl In Their 16th Round Match And Give Their Supporters A Memorable Holi Gift.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Aniruddha Dhar | Updated on: 10 Mar 2020, 07:27:24 PM
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Mohun Bagan Clinch Second I-League Title After Beating Aizawl FC 1-0 (Photo Credit: Twitter/Hero I-League)

New Delhi:

Indian football heavyweights Mohun Bagan clinched their second I-League title with a 1-0 win over Aizawl FC with four rounds to go in the season in Kalyani on Tuesday. Senegalese striker Baba Diawara scored the all-important goal for Mohun Bagan in the 80th minute to beat former champions Aizawl in their 16th round match and give their supporters a memorable Holi gift.

With Tuesday's win, Mohun Bagan have 39 points from 16 matches. They are 16 points ahead of second-placed East Bengal (23 points from 16 matches) who cannot catch up their arch city rivals even if they win all their four remaining matches.

Mohun Bagan's first I-League title came in 2014-15 season.

(With PTI inputs)

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First Published : 10 Mar 2020, 07:11:33 PM