I League: Aizawl FC eyeing win on first home match


Aizawl, Jan 12 (UNI) Aizawl FC will try to get back to their winning ways after losing their last match against Mohun Bagan as the reigning champions are slated to host Chennai City FC on their first home match in 2018 and the people of Aizawl city will be eyeing all three points against the Southerners.

Aizawl FC are trailing the League leaders Minerva Punjab by nine points having played two matches fewer. Chennai City will play their penultimate away match of the season after showing their potential against Shillong Lajong to garner a hard-earned point from the capital city of Meghalaya.

Chennai City garnered 4 points from their last two away matches against Mohun Bagan and Shillong Lajong and head coach V Soundararajan is brimming with confidence as they are to face the champions.

“We have recruited more players from the rural areas this season and the boys are doing well. Aizawl will be our second last away match and we hope to have a better result in our home matches. Top 4 is still a possibility and we will fight in our remaining matches”, said V Soundararajan.