1st "ONGC" I-League - Division 1 2007/08:
from 24.November 2007 upto 23.February 2008 all over the country

This season the semi-professional National Football League has been turned into the professional I-League with 10 teams from across India taking part.
I-LEAGUE 2007/08 - SPECIAL

#   TEAMS                                            P    W   D   L    GF-GA  GDIF   PTS
01. Dempo Sports Club - Goa                          18   10  06  02   35-13   +22    36 [champion]
02. Churchill Brothers SC - Goa                      18   11  03  04   40-22   +18    36
03. JCT - Phagwara, Punjab                           18   09  06  03   31-14   +17    33
04. Mohun Bagan AC - Calcutta, Bengal                18   08  06  04   22-17   + 5    30
05. Mahindra United - Mumbai, Maharashtra            18   07  07  04   24-18   + 6    28
06. East Bengal Club - Calcutta, Bengal              18   05  04  09   17-23   - 6    19
07. Sporting Clube de Goa - Goa                      18   04  07  07   14-24   -10    19
08. Air-India - Mumbai                               18   03  08  07   10-20   -10    17
09. Viva Kerala - Kochi                              18   03  03  12   13-38   -25    12 [promoted]
10. Salgaocar Sports Club - Goa                      18   01  08  09   20-37   -17    11 [promoted]


Round 1 24-Nov-07: Dempo Sports Club 3-0 Salgaocar Sports Club (Margao, Goa) [4,25 Chidi Edeh, 68 Ranty Martins Soleye] 25-Nov-07: East Bengal Club 2-0 Viva Kerala (Barasat, Calcutta) [73 Edmilson Marques Pardal, 79 Alvito D'Cunha] 25-Nov-07: Churchill Brothers SC 3-0 Sporting Clube de Goa (Margao, Goa) [Odafe Onyeka Okolie, Mboyo Iyomi, Reisangmi Vashum] 25-Nov-07: Mahindra United 1-1 Air-India (Mumbai) [M: Yakubu Yusif; A: Bashiree Mohammed Abbas] 26-Nov-07: Mohun Bagan AC 1-2 JCT, Phagwara (Saltlake, Calcutta) [M: 90+3 Shanmugam Venkatesh; J: 13,77 Eduardo da Silva Escobar] Round 2 28-Nov-07: Sporting Clube de Goa 0-1 Dempo Sports Club (Margao, Goa) [80 Roberto Mendes Silva] 29-Nov-07: Mohun Bagan AC 1-3 Viva Kerala (Saltlake, Calcutta) [M: 68 Ishfaq Ahmed; V: 16 Badmus Baba Thunde, 25,88 Wisdom Abbey] 29-Nov-07: Salgaocar Sports Club 1-1 Air-India (Margao, Goa) [S: 86 Milagres Gonsalves; A: 79 Santosh Koli] 29-Nov-07: Mahindra United 1-5 Churchill Brothers SC (Mumbai) [M: 67 Yakubu Yusif; C: 12,89 Mboyo Iyomi, 20 Khemtang Paite, 37 Odafe Onyeka Okolie, 45+2 Reisangmi Vashum] 30-Nov-07: East Bengal Club 1-3 JCT, Phagwara (Saltlake, Calcutta) [E: 50 Edmilson Marques Pardal (pen); J: 43,67,83 Eduardo da Silva Escobar] Round 3 02-Dec-07: Mohun Bagan AC 1-1 Sporting Clube de Goa (Saltlake, Calcutta) [M: 47 Jose Ramirez Barreto; S: 56 Elijah Obagbemiro Junior] 03-Dec-07: Air-India 1-1 Viva Kerala (Mumbai) [A: 20 Bashiree Mohammed Abbas; V: 17 Othallo Tabia] 03-Dec-07: East Bengal Club 3-2 Salgaocar Sports Club (Saltlake, Calcutta) [E: 20,66 Edmilson Marques Pardal (pen), 53 Ashim Biswas; S: 49 TV Biju Kumar, 75 Shylo Malswam Tulunga] 04-Dec-07: Churchill Brothers SC 0-2 Dempo Sports Club (Margao, Goa) [45+3 Roberto Mendes Silva, 65 Ranty Martins Soleye] 04-Dec-07: JCT, Phagwara 0-0 Mahindra United (Ludhiana) Round 4 08-Dec-07: JCT, Phagwara 3-0 Churchill Brothers SC (Ludhiana) [51 Marcos Pereira, 57 Abdul Latif Seriki, 69 Sunil Chetri] 08-Dec-07: Mohun Bagan AC 2-0 Air-India (Saltlake, Calcutta) [21,84 Baichung Bhutia] 08-Dec-07: Mahindra United 0-0 Viva Kerala (Mumbai) 09-Dec-07: Dempo Sports Club 2-2 East Bengal Club (Margao, Goa) [D: 26 Valeriano Rebello, 86 Roberto Mendes Silva; E: 25 McDonald Mukansi, 59 Edmilson Marques Pardal] 10-Dec-07: Salgaocar Sports Club 1-1 Sporting Clube de Goa (Margao, Goa) [Sa: 49 Milagres Gonsalves; SC: 62 Elijah Obagbemiro Junior] Round 5 12-Dec-07: Dempo Sports Club 2-0 Mohun Bagan AC (Margao, Goa) [14,73 Nicolau Borges] 12-Dec-07: Air-India 0-0 JCT, Phagwara (Mumbai) 13-Dec-07: Churchill Brothers SC 3-2 East Bengal Club (Margao, Goa) [C: 32,41,44 Odafe Onyeka Okolie (pen); E: 26 Edmilson Marques Pardal, 87 Mehtab Hussain] 14-Dec-07: Sporting Clube de Goa 0-3 Mahindra United (Margao, Goa) [1 Pierre Djidjia Douhou, 51 Steven Dias, 90+1 Tarif Ahmed] 15-Dec-07: Viva Kerala 3-1 Salgaocar Sports Club (Calicut) [V: 40 Wisdom Abbey, 54 Badmus Baba Thunde, 73 Shahbas Shaleel; S: 48 Boniface Ngairah Ambani] Round 6 16-Dec-07: Churchill Brothers SC 2-2 Mohun Bagan AC (Margao, Goa) [C: 67 Odafe Onyeka Okolie, 71 Mboyo Iyomi; M: 47 Dharamjit Singh, 70 Baichung Bhutia] 16-Dec-07: JCT, Phagwara 0-0 Dempo Sports Club (Delhi) 17-Dec-07: Air-India 1-0 East Bengal Club (Mumbai) [62 Paresh Shivalkar] 19-Dec-07: Salgaocar Sports Club 0-0 Mahindra United (Margao, Goa) 19-Dec-07: Viva Kerala 0-0 Sporting Clube de Goa (Calicut) Round 7 20-Dec-07: Air-India 1-4 Dempo Sports Club (Mumbai) [A: 44 Njoh Jean; D: 35,62 Chidi Edeh, 69,78 Ranty Martins Soleye] 22-Dec-07: Salgaocar Sports Club 4-5 Mohun Bagan AC (Margao, Goa) [S: 13 Boniface Ngairah Ambani, 22,53,63 Felix Chimaokwu (pen); M: 3 Baichung Bhutia, 32,35 Jose Ramirez Barreto, 45 Jonathan Bobo, 69 James Lukram Singh] 23-Dec-07: Mahindra United 2-1 East Bengal Club (Mumbai) [M: 31 Debabrata Roy (own Goal), 72 Mohammed Rafi; E: 50 Edmilson Marques Pardal] 23-Dec-07: Churchill Brothers SC 5-0 Viva Kerala (Margao, Goa) [10,75 Mboyo Iyomi, 62 Robert Lalthalma, 66,90+4 Odafe Onyeka Okolie] 23-Dec-07: JCT, Phagwara 4-2 Sporting Clube de Goa (Ludhiana) [J: 3,46 Eduardo da Silva Escobar, 8 Baljit Singh Sahni, 19 Baldeep Singh Sr; S: 22 Denzil Franco, 68 Lawrence Adjei] Round 8 28-Dec-07: Dempo Sports Club 1-1 Mahindra United (Margao, Goa) [D: Nicolau Borges; M: Krishnan Nair Ajayan] 29-Dec-07: Sporting Clube de Goa 1-0 Air-India (Margao, Goa) [40 Elijah Obagbemiro Junior] 29-Dec-07: Viva Kerala 0-2 JCT, Phagwara (Calicut) [25 Sunil Chetri, 69 Baljit Singh Sahni] 30-Dec-07: Mohun Bagan AC 1-0 East Bengal Club (Saltlake, Calcutta) [61 Baichung Bhutia] 31-Dec-07: Salgaocar Sports Club 1-5 Churchill Brothers SC (Margao, Goa) [S: 40 Felix Chimaokwu; C: 42,80,85,86 Odafe Onyeka Okolie, 79 Rowilson Rodrigues] Round 9 03-Jan-08: Salgaocar Sports Club 3-3 JCT, Phagwara (Margao, Goa) [S: 39 Felix Chimaokwu, 60 Joe Rodrigues, 68 Nicholas L Rodrigues; J: 11 Eduardo da Silva Escobar (pen), 46 Marcos Pereira, 64 Anwar Ali] 04-Jan-08: Dempo Sports Club 4-0 Viva Kerala (Margao, Goa) [33 Valeriano Rebello, 62 Ranty Martins Soleye, 63 Clifton Gonsalves, 72 Roberto Mendes Silva] 05-Jan-08: Sporting Clube de Goa 1-0 East Bengal Club (Margao, Goa) [52 Lawrence Adjei] 05-Jan-08: Mohun Bagan AC 1-0 Mahindra United (Saltlake, Calcutta) [66 Jose Ramirez Barreto] 06-Jan-08: Air-India 0-0 Churchill Brothers SC (Mumbai) Round 10 08-Jan-08: Salgaocar Sports Club 0-0 East Bengal Club (Margao, Goa) 09-Jan-08: Sporting Clube de Goa 1-0 Mohun Bagan AC (Margao, Goa) [85 Elijah Obagbemiro Junior] 10-Jan-08: Dempo Sports Club 4-1 Churchill Brothers SC (Margao, Goa) [D: 44 Chidi Edeh, 68 Ranty Martins Soleye, 69 Anthony Pereira, 90+ Joaquim Abranches; C: 85 Mboyo Iyomi] 10-Jan-08: Mahindra United 3-1 JCT, Phagwara (Mumbai) [M: 10,65 Andrews Pomeyie Mensah, 87 Pierre Djidjia Douhou; J: 7 Eduardo da Silva Escobar] 10-Jan-08: Viva Kerala 3-2 Air-India (Calicut) [V: 52,83 Wisdom Abbey, 62 Khelemba Singh; A: 53 Bashiree Mohammed Abbas, 64 Suley Musah] Round 11 13-Jan-08: Dempo Sports Club 4-1 Sporting Clube de Goa (Margao, Goa) [D: 16,42,90 Ranty Martins Soleye, 23 Chidi Edeh; S: 64 Freddy Mascarenhas] 13-Jan-08: Viva Kerala 0-2 Mohun Bagan AC (Calicut) [36 Baichung Bhutia, 88 Ishfaq Ahmed] 14-Jan-08: JCT, Phagwara 3-0 East Bengal Club (Ludhiana) [5 Baljit Singh Sahni, 8 Baldeep Singh Sr, 38 Eduardo de Silva Escobar] 14-Jan-08: Air-India 2-1 Salgaocar Sports Club (Mumbai) [A: 29 Paresh Shivalkar, 44 Kumar Samson Singh; S: 23 Felix Chimaokwu] 14-Jan-08: Churchill Brothers SC 4-2 Mahindra United (Margao, Goa) [C: 1,63,65,89 Odafe Onyeka Okolie; M: 53 Andrews Pomeyie Mensah, 64 Steven Dias] Round 12 19-Jan-08: Churchill Brothers SC 2-1 Salgaocar Sports Club (Margao, Goa) [C: 75 Mboyo Iyomi, 90+7 Odafe Onyeka Okolie; S: 42 Rocus Lamare] 19-Jan-08: Mahindra United 3-1 Dempo Sports Club (Mumbai) [M: 18 Sukhwinder Singh, 31 Andrews Pomeyie Mensah, 55 Pierre Djidjia Douhou; D: 89 Ranty Martins Soleye] 19-Jan-08: JCT, Phagwara 2-0 Viva Kerala (Ludhiana) [58 Eduardo da Silva Escobar, 62 Sunil Chetri] 20-Jan-08: Air-India 1-0 Sporting Clube de Goa (Mumbai) [90 Bashiree Mohammed Abbas] 21-Jan-08: East Bengal Club 0-2 Mohun Bagan AC (Saltlake, Calcutta) [29,62 Baichung Bhutia] Round 13 24-Jan-08: Viva Kerala 0-2 Mahindra United (Calicut) [47 Andrews Pomeyie Mensah, 72 M Mohammed Rafi] 24-Jan-08: Sporting Clube de Goa 1-1 Salgaocar Sports Club (Margao, Goa) [SC: 64 Denzil Franco (pen); Sa: 26 Felix Chimaokwu] 26-Jan-08: Churchill Brothers SC 1-0 JCT, Phagwara (Margao, Goa) [10 Mboyo Iyomi] 27-Jan-08: East Bengal Club 1-0 Dempo Sports Club (Saltlake, Calcutta) [69 Mahesh Gawli (own Goal)] 27-Jan-08: Air-India 0-0 Mohun Bagan AC (Mumbai) Round 14 29-Jan-08: Sporting Clube de Goa 3-0 Viva Kerala (Margao, Goa) [20 Harmanot Singh Khabra, 33,61 Elijah Obagbemiro Junior] 30-Jan-08: Mahindra United 2-2 Salgaocar Sports Club (Mumbai) [M: 45+1 M Mohammed Rafi (pen), 63 Khangemban Thoi Singh; S: 25,64 Shylo Malswam Tulunga] 30-Jan-08: East Bengal Club 0-0 Air-India (Saltlake, Calcutta) 31-Jan-08: Mohun Bagan AC 2-1 Churchill Brothers SC (Saltlake, Calcutta) [M: 4 Baichung Bhutia, 31 Habibur Rehman Mondal; C: 38 Mboyo Iyomi] 31-Jan-08: Dempo Sports Club 2-1 JCT, Phagwara (Margao, Goa) [D: 43,90 Climax Lawrence; J: 18 Sunil Chetri] Round 15 03-Feb-08: East Bengal Club 1-0 Mahindra United (Saltlake, Calcutta) [5 Syed Rahim Nabi] -04-Feb-08: Sporting Clube de Goa 0-0 JCT, Phagwara (Margao, Goa) 05-Feb-08: Dempo Sports Club 0-0 Air-India (Margao, Goa) 04-Feb-08: Mohun Bagan AC 1-0 Salgaocar Sports Club (Saltlake, Calcutta) [34 Jose Ramirez Barreto] 04-Feb-08: Viva Kerala 1-3 Churchill Brothers SC (Calicut) [V: 21 Shahbas Shaleel; C: 11,29 Odafe Onyeka Okolie, 87 Mboyo Iyomi] Round 16 09-Feb-08: Salgaocar Sports Club 1-0 Viva Kerala (Margao, Goa) [66 Bevan D'Mello] 09-Feb-08: Mahindra United 3-0 Sporting Clube de Goa (Mumbai) [32,51 Yakubu Yusif, 75 Andrews Pomeyie Mensah] 10-Feb-08: JCT, Phagwara 2-0 Air-India (Ludhiana) [55 Eduardo da Silva Escobar, 67 Daljit Singh] 09-Feb-08: Mohun Bagan AC 0-0 Dempo Sports Club (Saltlake, Calcutta) 10-Feb-08: East Bengal Club 0-1 Churchill Brothers SC (Saltlake, Calcutta) [77 Mboyo Iyomi] Round 17 16-Feb-08: JCT, Phagwara 1-1 Mohun Bagan AC (Ludhiana) [J: 58 Sunil Chetri; M: 26 Habibur Rehman Mondal] 16-Feb-08: Air-India 0-1 Mahindra United (Mumbai) [83 Yakubu Yusif] 16-Feb-08: Sporting Clube de Goa 1-1 Churchill Brothers SC (Margao, Goa) [S: 73 Freddy Mascarenhas; C: 11 Odafe Onyeka Okolie] 17-Feb-08: Viva Kerala 1-3 East Bengal Club (Calicut) [V: 45+1 Ebin Rose; E: 20 Syed Rahim Nabi, 57 Alvito D'Cunha, 90 Edmilson Marques Pardal] 17-Feb-08: Salgaocar Sports Club 1-1 Dempo Sports Club (Margao, Goa) [S: 29 Joe Rodrigues; D: 37 Ranty Martins Soleye] Round 18 23-Feb-08: Viva Kerala 1-4 Dempo Sports Club (Calicut) [V: 35 Shahbas Shaleel; D: 27,45 Chidi Edeh, 31 Ranty Martins Soleye (pen), 80 Roberto Mendes Silva] 23-Feb-08: East Bengal Club 1-1 Sporting Clube de Goa (Barasat, Calcutta) [E. 56 Syed Rahim Nabi; S: 21 Joseph Pereira] 23-Feb-08: JCT, Phagwara 4-0 Salgaocar Sports Club (Ludhiana) [30,43 Sunil Chetri, 36,47 Eduardo da Silva Escobar] 23-Feb-08: Mahindra United 0-0 Mohun Bagan AC (Mumbai) 23-Feb-08: Churchill Brothers SC 3-0 Air-India (Margao, Goa) [30,59 Odafe Onyeka Okolie, 51 D Raju]
A STATISTICAL WINDOW FOR THE 2006/07 TOURNAMENT:
Leading scorers: 1. Odafe Onyeka Okolie (CB) - 22 goals; 2. Eduardo da Silva Escobar (JCT) - 14 goals; 3. Mboyo Iyomi (CB), Ranty Martins Soleye (Dem) - 12 goals; 5. Baichung Bhutia (MB) - 9 goals; 6. Chidi Edeh (Dem), Edmilson Marques Pardal (EB) - 8 goals; 8. Sunil Chetri (JCT), Felix Chimaokwu (Sal) - 7 goals; 10. Elijah Obagbemiro Junior (SCG), Andrews Pomeyie Mensah (MU) - 6 goals; 12. Wisdom Abbey (VK), Jose Ramirez Barreto (MB), Roberto Mendes Silva (Dem), Yakubu Yusif (MU) - 5 goals; 16. Bashiree Mohammed Abbas (AI) - 4 goals; 17. Nicolau Borges (Dem), Pierre Djidjia Douhou (MU), Syed Rahim Nabi (EB), M Mohammed Rafi (MU), Baljit Singh Sahni (JCT), Shahbas Shaleel (VK), Shylo Malswam Tulunga (Sal) - 3 goals; 24. Lawrence Adjei (SCG), Ishfaq Ahmed (MB), Boniface Ngairah Ambani (Sal), Badmus Baba Thunde (VK), Alvito D'Cunha (EB), Steven Dias (MU), Denzil Franco (SCG), Milagres Gonsalves (Sal), Climax Lawrence (Dem), Freddy Mascarenhas (SCG), Habibur Rehman Mondal (MB), Marcos Pereira (JCT), Valeriano Rebello (Dem), Joe Rodrigues (Sal), Paresh Shivalkar (AI), Baldeep Singh Sr (JCT), Reisangmi Vashum (CB) - 2 goals; 40. Joaquim Abranches (Dem), Tarif Ahmed (MU), Krishnan Nair Ajayan (MU), Anwar Ali (JCT), Ashim Biswas (EB), Jonathan Bobo (MB), Bevan D'Mello (Sal), Clifton Gonsalves (Dem), Mehtab Hussain (MB), Njoh Jean (AI), Santosh Koli (AI), TV Biju Kumar (Sal), Robert Lalthalma (CB), Rocus Lamare (Sal), McDonald Mukansi (EB), Suley Musah (AI), Khemtang Paite (CB), Anthony Pereira (Dem), Joseph Pereira (SCG), D Raju (CB), Nicholas L Rodrigues (Sal), Rowilson Rodrigues (CB), Ebin Rose (VK), Abdul Latif Seriki (JCT), Daljit Singh (JCT), Dharamjit Singh (MB), James Lukram Singh (MB), Khangemban Thoi Singh (MU), Khelemba Singh (VK), Kumar Samson Singh (AI), Sukhwinder Singh (MU), Harmanot Singh Khabra (SCG), Othallo Tabia (VK), Shanmugam Venkatesh (MB) - 1 goal.
Own Goals: Mahesh Gawli (Dem), Debabrata Roy (EB).

Hattrick:
- Eduardo da Silva Escobar (JCT) vs East Bengal Club on 30.11.07 at the Saltlake Stadium, Calcutta [away]
- Odafe Onyeka Okolie (CB) vs East Bengal Club on 13.12.07 at the Nehru Stadium, Goa [home]
- Felix Chimaokwu (Sal) vs Mohun Bagan AC on 22.12.07 at the Nehru Stadium, Goa [home]
- Odafe Onyeka Okolie (CB) vs Salgaocar SC on 31.12.07 at the Nehru Stadium, Goa [away]
- Ranty Martins Soleye (Dem) vs Sporting Clube de Goa on 13.01.08 at the Nehru Stadium, Goa [home]
- Odafe Onyeka Okolie (CB) vs Mahindra United on 14.01.08 at the Nehru Stadium, Goa [home]

Biggest WINs:
- Churchill Brothers SC 5-1 Mahindra United on 29.11.07 at the Cooperage Ground, Mumbai [away]

Most Goals in a match:
- Total of 9 goals.

  • Salgaocar SC 4-5 Mohun Bagan AC on 22.12.07 at the Nehru Stadium, Goa.
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