Two weeks after Chennai City FC was crowned I-League champions, FIFA and AIFF sent them their congratulations through an official statement.
In a thrilling finish to this season I-League, Chennai City FC and East Bengal were the two forthrunners, both needing a win to consolidate their name to the trophy. But in the last matchday of the tournament, Chennai City FC defeated Minerva Punjab by 3 goals to 1, thus making them India’s champion.
This win was delightful for the Chennai fans as their two Chennai based club became champions in India’s two top tier leagues (ISL & I-LEAGUE).
FIFA and AIFF recognised the triumphs of Chennai City FC and congratulated them for the hardwork and effort they have put in for their success.
They further thanked them for spreading the positive message of football and foster the practise of the beautiful game that unites us all.