Atletico de Kolkata crowned 2016 Indian Super League champions

Posted on:19 Dec 2016 17:28:39
Atletico de Kolkata crowned 2016 Indian Super League champions
19 December 2016 Current Affairs: Atletico de Kolkata  was crowned the Indian Super League champions for the second time in three seasons.

The team defeated the Kerala Blasters in a penalty shootout, 4–3, during the final. The match had ended 1–1 after 90 minutes and extra time.

Atletico de Kolkata : Atletico de Kolkata is an Indian Super League football franchise.

It is based in Kolkata, West Bengal.

It was established on 7 May 2014 as the first team in the league.

The team is owned by Kolkata Games and Sports Pvt. Ltd., which consists of Sourav Ganguly, Spanish La Liga club Atletico Madrid, alongside businessmen Harshavardhan Neotia, Sanjiv Goenka and Utsav Parekh.

The marquee player for the 2016 season was Portugal international forward Helder Postiga. Spanish midfielder Borja Fernández served as the captain of the team.

Indian Super League : The Indian Super League is a men's professional football league in India.

It was founded in 2013 in an effort to make football a top sport in India and to increase the level of Indian football worldwide.

The league currently features eight teams from around India.

Since the inaugural season, three teams have been crowned the champions of the Indian Super League.

The winner of the 2015 Indian Super League was Chennaiyin.

Monthly Current Affairs

Current Affairs Section

Daily Current Affairs Quiz

Subscribe to Current Affairs

Enter your email to get daily current affairs

Current Affairs October 2017

21 OCTOBER
NEWS
20 OCTOBER
NEWS
19 OCTOBER
NEWS
18 OCTOBER
NEWS

Current Affairs September 2017

30 SEPTEMBER
NEWS
28 SEPTEMBER
NEWS
27 SEPTEMBER
NEWS
26 SEPTEMBER
NEWS

Current Affairs August 2017

31 AUGUST
NEWS
30 AUGUST
NEWS
29 AUGUST
NEWS
28 AUGUST
NEWS