Aizawl FC script I-League fairy tale

Aizawl FC scripted one of the most beautiful stories in India's sporting history by clinching the I-League title after holding Shillong Lajong 1-1 in their final league match in Shillong on Sunday.

Their fairy tale of becoming the first football club from Northeast India to win the premier domestic football tournament is even more commendable considering the fact that this was just their second year in I-League. Why, they were even relegated for this season but played because a few teams pulled out of the tournament.Indian football, thus, has its very own Leicester City moment. Both are tales of an unheralded football club defying all odds to open a chapter full of hope.

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