The All India Football Federation congratulated Real Kashmir FC for clinching the 2017/18 Second Division League. In the process, they became the first Club from Kashmir to have qualified for the premier league of the Country, the I-League.
Real Kashmir FC defeated Hindustan FC 3-2 at Bengaluru’s FSV Arena yesterday, May 30 to finish their final round campaign with seven points from three matches, three ahead of Hindustan FC.
AIFF President Praful Patel in his statement said, “Congratulations Real Kashmir FC for becoming the first club from Kashmir to qualify for the I-League. I am sure the achievement will inspire the youth to take up the beautiful game and take our Country to higher echelons of International Football.”
AIFF General Secretary Kushal Das said, “The I-League finds a new centre in the next edition and AIFF’s vision of a pan Indian league has further been substantiated. Congratulations and good luck for the next edition.”