Mohun Bagan Super Giants Triumph in ISL Final, Win League Shield

Mohun Bagan Super Giants Triumph in ISL Final, Win League Shield

Mohun Bagan Super Giants emerged victorious in the Indian Super League (ISL) final, defeating Mumbai City FC 2-1 in a thrilling encounter at the Salt Lake Stadium. The triumph marked the first time the Kolkata-based club had won the league shield.

The match began with a packed stadium, with the crowd serving as the 12th player for Mohun Bagan. The team's determination was evident from the start, as Liston Colaco opened the scoring in the 20th minute with a header. Colaco's second goal came eight minutes later, giving Mohun Bagan a comfortable lead.

Mumbai City FC fought back in the second half, with Lallianzuala Chhangte scoring a late goal in the 89th minute. However, Mohun Bagan held on for the victory, with Jason Cummings scoring the team's second goal in the 80th minute.

The win was a testament to the team's resilience and determination. Mohun Bagan coach Juan Ferrando praised his players for their performance, saying, "We played with a lot of heart and passion. We knew it would be a tough game, but we never gave up."

Captain Subhasish Bose echoed Ferrando's sentiments, saying, "This is a dream come true. We have worked so hard for this moment, and it feels amazing to finally win the league shield."

The victory also earned Mohun Bagan a berth in the Asian Champions League 2, a significant achievement for the club. The team's success is a testament to the growing popularity of football in India and the passion of its fans.

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