I-League 2017 Teams Squads: Foreign & Indian Players List

All the ten teams in the Hero I-League 2017 will look to fresh start the 10th season. The I-League 2016-17 season features total 10 teams who will battle to win the title in four months long footballing action. The fans are excited to see to their favourite Indian footballers fighting when  Indian football action will on a peak. I-League 2017 teams squads of all the teams have not been revealed yet by the officials. [I-League 2017 Schedule]

After the popularity of Indian Super League, I-League has a great opportunity to make it big. I-League is the India’s domestic football league and has produced many Indian footballers stars who made their name in India and internationally. Below you can find complete I-League 2017 teams squads and a full list of players.

I-League 2017 Teams Squads

I-League 2017 Teams Squads

East Bengal Team

Coach: Trevor James Morgan

Foreign players: Willis Plaza (Trinidad & Tobago – striker), Ivan Bukenya (Uganda – defender), Wedson Anselme (Haiti – forward)

Goalkeepers: TP Rehenesh, Subhashish, Dibyendu Sarkar, Luis Barreto, Abhishek Pal

Defenders: Arnab Mondal, Narayan Das, Rahul Bheke, Gurwinder Singh, Robert, Babu Mondal, Samad Ali Mallick, Anwar Ali, Robin Gurung, Koushik Sarkar, Deepak Kumar

Midfielders: Mehtab Hossain, Rafique, Didika, Bikash Jairu, Cavin Lobo, Ruidas, Jackichand, Romeo Fernandes, Prohlad Roy, David, Rowlin Borges, Nikhil Poojari

Strikers: Jiten Murmu, VP Suhair

Mohun Bagan

Coach: Sanjoy Sen

Assistant coach: Shankarlal Chakraborty

Foreign players: Sony Norde (Haiti – winger), Yusa Katsumi (Japan – winger), Darryl Duffy (Scotland – forward), Eduardo Ferreira (Equatorial Guinea).

Goalkeepers: Debjit Majumder, Shilton Paul, Sibinraj

Defenders: Anas, Kinshuk Debnath, Prabir Das, Pritam Kotal, Raju Gaekwad, Shouvik Ghosh, Subhashish Bose, Souvik Chakraborty

Midfielders: Bikramjeet Singh, Kean Lewis, Pankaj Moula, Pronay Haldar, Robinson Singh, Sarthak Golui, Sehnaj Singh, Raynier Fernandes

Strikers: Balwant Singh, Jeje, Azharuddin Mallick

Bengaluru FC

Coach: Albert Roca

Foreign players: John Johnson, Josh Walker (both England), Curtis Osano (Kenya), Kim Song Yong (North Korea).

 

Salgaocar FC

Coach: Malky Thomson.

Foreign players: Darryl Duffy, Martin Scott (both Scotland), Calvin Mbarga (Australia).

Aizawl FC

Coach: Manuel Retamero Fraile.

Foreign players: Alfred Jaryan (Liberia), Atsushi Yonezawa, Yuta Kinowaki (both Japan).

Shillong Lajong

Coach: Thangboi Singto

Foreign players: Uilliams Souza, Fabio Henrique (both Brazil), Yusuke Yamagata (Japan).

DSK Shivajians

Coach: Derrick Pereira.

Foreign players: Douhou Pierre (Ivory Coast), Zohib Amiri (Afghanistan).

Mumbai FC

Coach: Santosh Kashyap

Foreign players: Eric Brown (Liberia), Minchol Son (North Korea), Ryuki Kozawa, Taisuke Matsugae (both Japan).

The full list of I-League 2017 teams squads with confirmed player will be updated soon.

According to I-League rules, each must have only four foreign players and only three can play simultaneously in the match. One of the four players has to be mandatory of Asian origin.

Hero I-League 2017 Teams

Team Stadium Capacity
Aizawl Rajiv Gandhi Stadium 5,000
Bengaluru FC Sree Kanteerava Stadium 24,000
Chennai City Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 40,000
Churchill Brothers Fatorda Stadium 19,000
DSK Shivajians Balewadi Stadium 12,000
East Bengal Barasat Stadium 22,000
Minerva Punjab Guru Nanak Stadium 15,000
Mohun Bagan Rabindra Sarobar Stadium 22,000
Mumbai Cooperage Ground 5,000
Shillong Lajong Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium 30,000

The league has suffered very tough time in recent years and this year too as Sporting Clube de Goa and Dempo SC has withdrawn their names from the tournament. Previous year, the league witnessed teams like Pune FC, Kalyani Bharat FC and Royal Wahingdoh and Dempo who won most I-League titles pull out their names from the tournament.

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