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AFC pat for Mohun Bagan and ATK

AFC secretary general Windsor John wrote a letter to AIFF secretary Kushal Das congratulating the teams
AFC secretary general Windsor John
AFC secretary general Windsor John

TT Bureau   |   Calcutta   |   Published 16.03.20, 09:10 PM

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has congratulated FC Goa, ATK and Mohun Bagan for “winning the season titles in India”. In a letter to All India Football Federation (AIFF) secretary Kushal Das, AFC secretary general Windsor John wrote: “On behalf of the AFC, I would like to congratulate FC Goa, ATK and Mohun Bagan for winning the season titles in India!”

“In addition, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to AIFF for the successful organisation of the 2019-2020 football season,” Windsor mentioned.

FC Goa finished as the league toppers in the recently-concluded sixth edition of the Indian Super League (ISL), finishing with 39 points in 18 matches and thus became the first Indian club to qualify for the AFC Champions League.

ATK won the ISL for a record third time as they defeated Chennaiyin FC 3-1 at the Fatorda Stadium in Margao on Saturday.

Mohun Bagan bagged the I-League 2019-20 title with an unassailable tally of 39 points in 16 games.

Windsor added: “Furthermore, I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your contribution in the development of club football in Asia.

“Our sincere appreciation goes out to the league officials and all other participating clubs and their representatives for their determination and commitment throughout the 2019-2020 season.

“Congratulations once again and we look forward to seeing your representatives, where applicable, in the AFC Club Competitions 2021.”

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