I-League 2017-18 awards: Minerva's Chencho Gyeltshen bags 'Best Forward'

Dipanda Dicka picked up the Golden Boot for the second consecutive season after he netted 13 times for Mohun Bagan...

  1. I-League

    #1 Best Goalkeeper: Shilton Paul (Mohun Bagan)

    Mohun Bagan conceded only 14 goals in 18 matches with Shilton under the sticks. 
  2. I-League

    #2 Jarnail Singh Award for Best Defender: Varney K Kallon (NEROCA FC)

    The Liberian marshalled the backline with his superb defensive and leadership qualities. His knack of scoring goals has helped NEROCA at crucial stages. 
  3. I-League

    #3 Best Midfielder: Soosairaj Michael (Chennai City FC)

    The Chennai City FC skipper was a defender's nightmare with his dribbling skills and mazy runs from the midfield into the attacking third. 
  4. I-League

    #4 Best Forward: Chencho Gyeltshen (Minerva Punjab FC)

    The Bhutanese Ronaldo was a vital cog in Minerva's title triumph with his goals and assists.
  5. I-League

    #5 Highest Scorer: Dipanda Dicka (Mohun Bagan)

    The Cameroonian striker scored 13 goals for Mohun Bagan to become the top scorer of the league for the second consecutive time. 
  6. SLFC

    #6 Best Emerging Player (U-22): Samuel Lalmuanpuia (Shillong Lajong FC)

    The teenage midfield dynamo has been one of the consistent performers for Shillong Lajong and the set-piece specialist was the craftsman behind several goals from dead ball situations. 
  7. I-League

    #7 Syed Abdul Rahim Award for Best Coach: Gift Raikhan (NEROCA FC)

    NEROCA finished runers up in I-league in their debut campaign and the mastermind behind their dream run was justly awarded with the Best Coach award. 
  8. I-League

    #8 Best Match Organiser: NEROCA FC

    The Khuman Lampak stadium had the best average attendance among all I-League venues and the pitch was one of the best in I-league. 
  9. I-League

    #9 Fairplay Award: NEROCA FC

    The Manipuri club also bagged the fairplay Award for their outstanding conduct on the pitch.