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Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Aizawl to be the Home Ground of Aizawl FC

The newly promoted side to I-League, Aizawl FC will be using Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, Mualpui as their Home Ground. The decision was taken after All India Football Federation's (AIFF) Stadium inspection Committee found it satisfactory and approved it for hosting Aizawl FC's home games in I-League's 2015-16 Season.

PWD Minister and Mizoram Football Association President Lal Thanzara told the visiting AIFF officials that "Rajiv Gandhi Stadium is still in the making now, and that after completion, it will be of advanced standard" .

"As of now, only half is done in the mean time of which we are determined to do all the needful so that Aizawl FC plays I-League in January, 2016 here", he said, adding "We hope to be successful" .

AIFF Stadium Inspection Committee included Indranil Das, Assistant Manager, Club Licensing & League Operations; Akshay Rohatgi, Manager, I-League and Savio Medeira, Manager Coaching and Academy.

"If go as per your present plan, the stadium will be fit not only for I League but other matches under Asian Football Confederations and even international matches", AIFF official Indranil said.

He also stated that the refurbishing the inside of Rajiv Gandhi Stadium will have to be completed by the end of the year.

AIFF Officials are expected to return in November for another round of inspection.

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