AIFF Media Team
NEW DELHI: Karbi Anglong Star FC were crowned Champions of the Assam State Premier League 2015 on July 25, 2015 in Diphu, Assam as they defeated FC Green Valley 2-1. The revamped League launched by the Assam Football Association to catalyst the growth of young talent engulfed the state in euphoria as an estimated 1.97 Lakh fans poured in to witness the entire Championship.
A total of 60 matches were played in the Group Stages of the ASPL, which ran from May 29, 2015 to July 02, 2015. 12 Clubs were divided into 2 Zonal Groups (Upper Assam and Lower Assam) and the 4 top Clubs from each Zonal Group progressed into the knock-out stages of the competition, which, analogous to the Group Stages were also played in a Home and Away format.
The Zonal Group Stage also proved to be exciting and enthralling for fans, who flocked to witness the carnival as 173 goals were scored in 60 matches, with an average of 2.88 goals per match.
Furthermore, Champions Karbi Anglong Morning Star were awarded with Rs. 5 Lakh, while runners-up FC Green Valley were awarded Rs. 3.5 Lakh.
The list of the clubs which participated in the APSL 2015 follows:
Barekuri FC Tinsukia, Jorhat Town Club, Trinayanjyoti FC Dibrugarh, Moran Town Club Sivasagar, Karbi Anglong Morning Star FC, Rhino FC Golaghat, Baarhoongkha AC Kokrajhar, Global Sports Club Gossaigaon, Guwahati FC, FC Green Valley, Udalguri FC, Tezpur United FC
Posted on : Wednesday August 05, 2015