3/22/2018 9:20:21 PM (GMT+3)

FIFA president congratulates Minerva Punjab

FIFA president congratulates Minerva Punjab

NEW DELHI, India: FIFA President Gianni Infantino congratulated recently crowned I-League champions Minerva Punjab.

“It gives me great pleasure to send my warmest congratulations to Minerva Punjab FC for their first ever title, becoming the first team from North India to win the crown jewel of Indian Football after 21 years,” said Infantino in his letter.

The Punjab side became the second after the JCT to win the top tier league.

“This title is the result of the determination of everyone involved and my congratulations go to the players, the coach, the administration, the entire technical and medical staff as well as the fans for this great achievement,” the letter added. “On behalf of the entire football community, I would like to thank Minerva Punjab FC and your federation for helping to spread the positive message of football.”