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Gianni Infantino wishes Chennai on its maiden I-League success

PTI
Published : Mar 20, 2019, 7:05 pm IST
Updated : Mar 20, 2019, 7:05 pm IST

Chennai City FC won their maiden I-League title earlier this month, after a thrilling final-day finish.

Kolkata Giants Quess East Bengal finished at 42 points. (Photo: File)
 Kolkata Giants Quess East Bengal finished at 42 points. (Photo: File)

New Delhi: FIFA President Gianni Infantino on Wednesday congratulated Chennai City FC for winning their maiden I-League title.

"I was delighted to hear that Chennai City FC have been crowned 2018/19 I-League Champions. It gives me great pleasure to congratulate them for their first ever championship title," Infantino said in a letter addressed to the All India Football Federation.

 

"This is, no doubt, the result of effort and hard work, and everybody involved can be proud of this great achievement. I encourage them to continue working with determination and motivation," Infantino said.

Chennai City FC won their maiden I-League title earlier this month, after a thrilling final-day finish, that saw them end the league with 43 points, just a point above Kolkata Giants Quess East Bengal.

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