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AIFF congratulates Minerva Punjab FC for I-League victory

IANS  |  New Delhi 

Football Federation (AIFF) on Thursday congratulated FC after the Chandigarh based Club were crowned Champions of the

"Football Club on winning the Hero 2017-18 and gaining a spot in the ACL Qualifiers for the next season. The League has been a very competitive and exciting one and it was nice to see four teams having a chance to win it on the final day," Patel said in a statement on Thursday.

Minerva defeated Churchill Brothers 1-0 in their final match to finish on 35 points and emerge Champions.

Football Federation also congratulated the club on the achievement.

"Well played Football Club, the deserving champions of the Hero The manner in which you sealed it is in itself a story. I trust the victory will encourage kids to follow and play the sport more," Das said.



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First Published: Thu, March 08 2018. 18:24 IST