In the last one year, Minerva Punjab
Promoted to the first division in the 2016-17 season after Dempo SC pulled out, Minerva Punjab managed to survive the league in their first season, before clinching the title in their second. The dark horses overcame heavyweights like Mohun Bagan and East Bengal before signing their name on the history books of Indian football.
At the U-18 level, Minerva Punjab won the Elite League in the 2018-19 season after defeating FC Pune City in the finals. The eventual champions conceded just one goal in the knockout stages and saw off Mohun Bagan in a penalty shootout in the quarterfinals.
The success has been greater at the U-15 level, with Minerva Punjab winning a hattrick of titles from 2016 to 2018. Their maiden title arrived in
This is how Minerva Punjab became the first club in Indian history to win the league in all age groups.
Congratulations @minervapunjabfc for winning the Hero Elite League. All your hard work and dedication are paid off with your victory today. Warmest congratulations on your achievement.@ILeagueOfficial @IndianFootball #HeroElite— Praful Patel (@praful_patel) February 8, 2019
The team has developed a lot of players like
Minerva Punjab should be a model club for all the top clubs when
Minerva Punjab's dominance in the Indian youth football scene in recent