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East Bengal Coach Trevor Morgan Hails Aizawl FC Fans

Tuesday, 21 February 2017|John Zothansanga

East Bengal coach Trevor Morgan was all praise for the Aizawl FC fans at the post-match press conference in Aizawl, yesterday. The British gaffer said, "Aizawl FC supporters are great, the fans were really behind the team throughout 90 minutes which helped them win the match."

"It is a pleasure to play in this beautiful place and it would have been better for us had we won the game. The atmosphere was fantastic and you football always needs these type of fan support,” he continued to heap praise on the fans.

Aizawl FC coach Khalid Jamil was also very happy with the Aizawl faithful. The former Indian international said, "The fans are really the 12th man for us, with their passion and energy. With their nonstop cheering and chants, they ensured that our opponents tremble. It is always a pleasure to coach a team with such passionate fans.".

“From day one I feel like I’m at home here in Aizawl. The people here are nice, friendly and supportive towards their club and every one of them are concerned about the club like it is their own. Every match we played the fans have come out in large numbers, and I have no doubt that they will continue to do so in our upcoming home matches,” he went on to add.

Even Aizawl FC players were quick to acknowledge the tremendous support of the crowd after the match. The fans received warm applause from the players and support staff after the game.