NEW DELHI: The All India Football Federation (AIFF) lauded Manipur club TRAU FC for winning the 2nd Division League 2018-19, and qualifying to the next edition of I-League.
They are the second club from the state after NEROCA FC, to have qualified for the I-League from the second tier in three years.
TRAU FC defeated Ozone FC 2-1 at the Khuman Lampak Stadium in Imphal today (May 19, 2019) to clinch the championship with one match left. TRAU FC have amassed 15 points from 5 matches (so far), whereas second-placed Chhinga Veng FC are on 10 points having played an equal number of matches.
Sunando Dhar, CEO, I-League said: “Congratulations TRAU FC for the achievement. I’m sure the I-League will be more competitive and challenging next season with their inclusion. I wish them all the best for the next endeavour.”