Sudeva FC has become the first football club from Delhi to get a ticket to the I-League.
The All India Football Federation has cleared Sudeva FC to be the sole representation from the national Capital in the upcoming season of the I-League.
Football Delhi, the governing body for the sport in the Capital, has extended gratitude to the AIFF for considering the bid of Sudeva FC.
Though identity Sudeva FC came into existence in 2016, the club has dominated the national capital scene for nearly six decades as the Moonlight FC. the current management took control of the club in 2016 and Sudeva is keeping the track record of Moonlight alive by doing fabulous work for the development of football in Delhi, Football Delhi stated in a Press release.
Moonlight FC has been a Delhi Football League champion on a number of occasions. The club founders will be proud to see Sudeva FC playing at the National level.
President Football Delhi Shaji Prabhakaran stated, “It is indeed a red-letter day in the history of football in Delhi that a grand old club from Delhi will be part of I-League. The significance of this one decision by AIFF is going to be immense in changing the face of football in the Capital City.
“On behalf of the Executive Committee, I would like to extend heartfelt congratulations to Sudeva FC management and the entire team for achieving this and giving Delhi an opportunity to celebrate and get inspired by the Committee work the club has undertaken to develop football in general and youth players in particular. I also take this opportunity to express my gratitude to AIFF leadership for granting Sudeva FC the opportunity to be part of I-League.”
We will work closely with Sudeva FC and extend all possible support to make the club successful in its journey. Executive Committee extends its best wishes to Sudeva FC”.