NEWS OF THE WEEK 8 - INDIA, ECUADOR, SOUTH SUDAN, RECORDS


Picture : Mumbai City FC Winner of the ISL Shield



INDIA – MUMBAI CITY FC WINS THE HERO ISL SHIELD

 

The Numero Uno team at the Hero ISL league table wins this Hero ISL Shield. The team reaches to the podium battling through the semi final and final challenges, wins the glittering Hero ISL Trophy. Both these teams (Shield and Trophy winners) book their spot at the Asian level.

 

 

HERO ISL 2020/21


Mumbai City face FC Goa; ATK Mohun Bagan take on NorthEast United.
Semi-final fixtures for Hero Indian Super League (ISL) 2020-21 is now confirmed. Mumbai City FC, ATK Mohun Bagan, NorthEast United FC and FC Goa will battle it out to reach the League Final scheduled on Saturday, March 13.
Hero ISL Shield Winners Mumbai City FC will play their two-legged semi-finals against fourth-placed FC Goa. ATK Mohun Bagan, who finished second in the League stage will lock horns with third-placed NorthEast United FC.
Hero ISL 2020-21 Playoff fixtures:
Friday, March 5 - FC Goa vs Mumbai City FC - PJN Stadium, Fatorda
Saturday, March 6 - NorthEast United FC vs ATK Mohun Bagan - GMC Stadium, Bambolim
Monday, March 8 - Mumbai City FC vs FC Goa - GMC Stadium, Bambolim
Tuesday, March 9 - ATK Mohun Bagan vs NorthEast United FC - PJN Stadium, Fatorda
Saturday, March 13 – TBD - PJN Stadium, Fatorda


MAYRA OLVERA, FIRST WOMAN PLAYER, VICE PRESIDENT !

The former striker of the Ecuadorian team and the Quito League, Carlos Tenorio, is the new president of the Association of Soccer Players of Ecuador (AFE). The election was held, virtually, on February 26, 2021.

« Today begins a new story for Ecuadorian soccer. We are sure that working together it will allow us to achieve great achievements. Thank you for your support and trust, I assume this great commitment «  He announced that he will seek a joint work with the Ecuadorian Football Federation and LigaPro.


Mayra Olvera will be the vice president of the body. At 28,she is the first woman to acceed to these responsabilities. Mayra was already Ecuador Champion, played the Copa Libertadores, the FIFA World Cup 2015 with Ecuador in Canada. She played also in Colombia and in Spain, her last club Sporting Gijon. A great event in Ecuador for the equality .

 

HISTORICAL IN SOUTH SUDAN !

Hundreds of men, women, and children watched as the Aweil Women and the Juba Super Stars squared off in the first match of South Sudan’s newly-formed Women’s National Football League.