NEW DELHI; 6 May 2017: FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino congratulated Aizawl FC who were recently-crowned Hero I-League 2016-17 champions.
Aizawl get Infantino recognition
In a letter to Mr. Praful Patel, President, All India Football Federation, Mr. Infantino mentioned: “it gives me great pleasure to send my warmest congratulations to Aizawl FC for their first ever league title.”
In the letter, Mr. Infantino wrote: “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.”
Congratulations message from FIFA President Mr. Gianni Infantino.. Thank you FIFA and Mr. President for your warm message. pic.twitter.com/ugxIoZHhCV
— Aizawl Football Club (@AizawlFC) May 6, 2017
“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 are slated to take on Chennai City FC in the second match of the upcoming Hero Federation Cup 2017 tomorrow (May 7, 2017).