AIFF bans Mohun Bagan from I-League
All India Football Federation (AIFF) has imposed a ban on famous football club Mohun Bagan for two years from the I- League for abandoning the violence-marred derby match against East Bengal on December 9, 2012. The ban was decided by I-League Core Committee, which also declared all of club’s matches in the I-League Competition 2012-2013 cancelled and considered null and void.
Mohun Bagan was established in 1889 and is the oldest football club in the country. It became the first Indian club to win the IFA Shield final, in 1911, beating the East Yorkshire Regiment.
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