Bengaluru FC scripted history when they beat Dempo SC 4-2 and won the I-League in their debut season in top flight.
Coach Ashley Westwood who had to remain content watching the game from the stands was pleased with the achievement of his side.
“Just want to congratulate and thank everybody connected to the club who has made this possible. We have shown what can be achieved with a combined team effort,” he said.
The 37-year old expressed his gratitude to the fans who turned up in numbers to support a new club.
“I just hope everybody realizes how big an achievement this has been for a brand new club and I would also like to say a special thanks to the fans who made Bangalore a special place to play for all of us.”