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NEROCA FC

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Founded: 1965
Ground: Khuman Lampak Main Stadium
Capacity: 30,000
Owner: NEROCA Football Club Pvt. Ltd.
President: Arunkumar Thangjam
Head Coach: Khogen Singh
League: I-League, Manipur State League
2020-21 I-League: Finished 5th (5 teams)
(Group B Relegation Round)
2019-20: I-League: 9th (11 teams)

I-League Table


  • In the league phase, each team will play against each other once.
  • Then, the teams will be divided into two groups Group A (Top 7, Championship Round) and Group B (Bottom 5, Relegation Round).
  • In Phase 2, points will be carried forward from the league stage and teams in the groups will play against each other once to determine the winner and the team to be relegated.
2021-22
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LeaguePhase 1
1RoundGlass Punjab FC11003202
2NEROCA FC11003321
3Real Kashmir FC11003321
4Mohammedan SC11003211
5Gokulam Kerala FC11003101
6Indian Arrows10101000
7TRAU FC10101000
8Kenkre FC
9Aizawl FC1001023-1
10Sreenidi Deccan FC1001023-1
11Sudeva Delhi FC1001012-1
12Churchill Brothers1001001-1
13Rajasthan United FC1001002-2

I-League Fixtures & Results

2021-22
datestagehomeresultawaygoalscorer homegoalscorer awayvenue
December 26 2021phase 1, round 1TRAU FC0-0Indian ArrowsMohun Bagan
December 26 2021phase 1, round 1Gokulam Kerala FC1-0Churchill Brothers16′ Sharif MukhammadKalyani
December 26 2021phase 1, round 1Rajasthan United FC0-2RoundGlass Punjab FC27′ Kurtis Guthrie, 90′ Ashangbam Aphaoba SinghKalyani
December 27 2021phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC3-2Sreenidi Deccan FC16′ 22′ 50′ Sergio Mendiguchia41′ Girik Khosla, 59′ David CastanedaNaihati
December 27 2021phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC3-2Aizawl FC9′ 45’+2 Tiago Adan, 66′ Mason Robertson38′ Lalthakima Ralte, 85′ RamhlunchhungaKalyani
December 27 2021phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC2-1Sudeva Delhi FC13′ SK Faiaz, 53′ Marcus Joseph90’+1 Abhijit SarkarNaihati
December 30 2021phase 1, round 2Sreenidi Deccan FCpostponedTRAU FCMohun Bagan
December 30 2021phase 1, round 2NEROCA FCpostponedGokulam Kerala FCKalyani
December 30 2021phase 1, round 2Aizawl FCpostponedMohammedan SCKalyani
December 31 2021phase 1, round 2Sudeva Delhi FCpostponedIndian ArrowsNaihati
December 31 2021phase 1, round 2Real Kashmir FCpostponedKenkre FCKalyani
December 31 2021phase 1, round 2RoundGlass Punjab FCpostponedChurchill BrothersNaihati
January 4 2022phase 1, round 3Mohammedan SCpostponedSreenidi Deccan FCMohun Bagan
January 4 2022phase 1, round 3Gokulam Kerala FCpostponedReal Kashmir FCKalyani
January 4 2022phase 1, round 3TRAU FCpostponedNEROCA FCKalyani
January 5 2022phase 1, round 3Rajasthan United FCpostponedAizawl FCNaihati
January 5 2022phase 1, round 3Kenkre FCpostponedRoundGlass Punjab FCKalyani
January 5 2022phase 1, round 3Churchill BrotherspostponedSudeva Delhi FCNaihati
January 9 2022phase 1, round 4Rajasthan United FC14:00Sudeva Delhi FCMohun Bagan
January 9 2022phase 1, round 4RoundGlass Punjab FC16:30Aizawl FCKalyani
January 9 2022phase 1, round 4Real Kashmir FC19:30Sreenidi Deccan FCKalyani
January 10 2022phase 1, round 4TRAU FC14:00Churchill BrothersNaihati
January 10 2022phase 1, round 4Gokulam Kerala FC16:30Kenkre FCKalyani
January 10 2022phase 1, round 4Mohammedan SC19:30Indian ArrowsNaihati
January 14 2022phase 1, round 1Sudeva Delhi FC14:00Aizawl FCMohun Bagan
January 14 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC16:30Sreenidi Deccan FCKalyani
January 14 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC19:30NEROCA FCKalyani
January 15 2022phase 1, round 1Rajasthan United FC14:00Indian ArrowsNaihati
January 15 2022phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC16:30Churchill BrothersKalyani
January 15 2022phase 1, round 1TRAU FC19:30Kenkre FCNaihati
January 19 2022phase 1, round 1Indian Arrows14:00Aizawl FCMohun Bagan
January 19 2022phase 1, round 1Sudeva Delhi FC16:30Sreenidi Deccan FCKalyani
January 19 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC19:30NEROCA FCKalyani
January 20 2022phase 1, round 1Rajasthan United FC14:00Churchill BrothersNaihati
January 20 2022phase 1, round 1TRAU FC16:30Gokulam Kerala FCKalyani
January 20 2022phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC19:30Kenkre FCNaihati
January 24 2022phase 1, round 1Indian Arrows14:00Sreenidi Deccan FCMohun Bagan
January 24 2022phase 1, round 1Sudeva Delhi FC16:30NEROCA FCKalyani
January 24 2022phase 1, round 1Churchill Brothers19:30Aizawl FCKalyani
January 25 2022phase 1, round 1Rajasthan United FC14:00Kenkre FCNaihati
January 25 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC16:30Real Kashmir FCKalyani
January 25 2022phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC19:30Gokulam Kerala FCNaihati
January 29 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC14:00Indian ArrowsMohun Bagan
January 29 2022phase 1, round 1Aizawl FC16:30Kenkre FCKalyani
January 29 2022phase 1, round 1Sreenidi Deccan FC19:30Churchill BrothersKalyani
January 30 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC14:00Sudeva Delhi FCNaihati
January 30 2022phase 1, round 1Gokulam Kerala FC16:30Rajasthan United FCKalyani
January 30 2022phase 1, round 1TRAU FC19:30Mohammedan SCNaihati
February 3 2022phase 1, round 1Sreenidi Deccan FC14:00Kenkre FCMohun Bagan
February 3 2022phase 1, round 1Aizawl FC16:30Gokulam Kerala FCKalyani
February 3 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC19:30Churchill BrothersKalyani
February 4 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC14:00Indian ArrowsNaihati
February 4 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC16:30Sudeva Delhi FCKalyani
February 4 2022phase 1, round 1TRAU FC19:30Rajasthan United FCNaihati
February 8 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC14:00Kenkre FCMohun Bagan
February 8 2022phase 1, round 1Sreenidi Deccan FC16:30Gokulam Kerala FCKalyani
February 8 2022phase 1, round 1Aizawl FC19:30TRAU FCKalyani
February 9 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC14:00Indian ArrowsNaihati
February 9 2022phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC16:30Rajasthan United FCKalyani
February 9 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC19:30Churchill BrothersNaihati
February 13 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC14:00Aizawl FCMohun Bagan
February 13 2022phase 1, round 1Rajasthan United FC16:30Real Kashmir FCKalyani
February 13 2022phase 1, round 1Mohammedan SC19:30RoundGlass Punjab FCKalyani
February 14 2022phase 1, round 1TRAU FC14:00Sudeva Delhi FCNaihati
February 14 2022phase 1, round 1Gokulam Kerala FC16:30Indian ArrowsKalyani
February 14 2022phase 1, round 1Kenkre FC19:30Churchill BrothersNaihati
February 18 2022phase 1, round 1Aizawl FC14:00Sreenidi Deccan FCMohun Bagan
February 18 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC16:30Rajasthan United FCKalyani
February 18 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC19:30Mohammedan SCKalyani
February 19 2022phase 1, round 1Indian Arrows14:00Kenkre FCNaihati
February 19 2022phase 1, round 1Sudeva Delhi FC16:30Gokulam Kerala FCKalyani
February 19 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC19:30TRAU FCNaihati
February 23 2022phase 1, round 1Sreenidi Deccan FC14:00Rajasthan United FCMohun Bagan
February 23 2022phase 1, round 1NEROCA FC16:30Mohammedan SCKalyani
February 23 2022phase 1, round 1Real Kashmir FC19:30TRAU FCKalyani
February 24 2022phase 1, round 1Sudeva Delhi FC14:00Kenkre FCNaihati
February 24 2022phase 1, round 1RoundGlass Punjab FC16:30Gokulam Kerala FCKalyani
February 24 2022phase 1, round 1Indian Arrows19:30Churchill BrothersNaihati

NEROCA FC posts/news

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I-League 2021-22 to be postponed for six weeks04-Jan-22With COVID cases rising among the players, the I-League 2021-22 has been postponed for six weeks with a review scheduled after four weeks.
I-League 2021-22 fixtures postponed due to positive COVID-19 cases among participating teams29-Dec-21The League Committee has decided to postpone I-League 2021-22 matches for the next round which were scheduled on December 30-31, 2021.
I-League 2021-22 Phase 1, Round 1, Matchday 2: NEROCA, Real Kashmir, Mohammedan pick up wins28-Dec-21On Matchday 2 of Round 1, NEROCA FC won over Sreenidi FC, Real Kashmir overcame Aizawl FC and Mohammedan Sporting defeated Sudeva Delhi FC.
I-League 2021-22 to kick off on December 26 2021; Fixtures & format are out07-Dec-21I-League 2021-22 season will kick-off at the Mohun Bagan Ground in Kolkata on December 26, 2021 with TRAU FC taking on the Indian Arrows.
Khogen Singh is the new head coach at NEROCA FC06-Jul-21NEROCA FC have announced the arrival of I-League winning manager Khogen Singh as the new head coach at the club.
I-League 2021-22 likely to be held mid-December in Kolkata, I-League Qualifiers 2021-22 (2nd Division League) in September in Bangalore26-Jun-21I-League 2021-22 likely to be held mid-December in Kolkata, I-League Qualifiers 2021-22 (2nd Division League) in September in Bangalore.
I-League: Relegation has been frozen; NEROCA FC will now be eligible to compete in the 2021-22 I-League15-May-21Subrata Dutta, Sr. VP, AIFF and Chairman, League Committee chaired the AIFF League Committee Meeting today (May 14, 2021).
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Final Round]30-Mar-21Gokulam Kerala FC are the champions of the I-League for the first time. Plus, the end of season awards – official and unofficial.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 15]23-Mar-21It’s a three-horse race in the I-League as Gokulam Kerala, TRAU, and Churchill Brothers are level on points with one match to play.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 14]18-Mar-21This week it’s all about Komron Tursanov as TRAU FC top the I-League table, while Churchill Brothers and Gokulam Kerala drop points.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 13]13-Mar-21Bidyashagar Singh is a one-man strike force, Churchill Brothers defence has been breached and Mason Robertson is a striker-cum-defender.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 11&12]08-Mar-21Churchill Brothers are on the verge of lifting their third title while the Scots of Real Kashmir have been lost in translation.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 10]26-Feb-21Mohammedan SC’s last gasp win will see them slug it out with TRAU and Aizawl FC for a top six spot. Also, Mason Robertson has been bossing around the I-League.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 9]20-Feb-21Yan Law wins the Yan Law Derby prompting Mohammedan to sack their coach.. Meanwhile, the mid-table is getting crowded. Also, Songpu Singsit hits the right note as a backup.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 7 & 8]17-Feb-21Goals galore as Punjab and Kashmir are at the top of the I-League. Meanwhile, Mohammedan signed Manzi, lost to Indian Arrows and allowed 22-year old teenager Gaurav Mukhi on the field.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 6]04-Feb-21I-League coaches are classy in interviews; Elvedin Škrijelj is a Slav to the grind. Plus, Alfred Jaryan should be an honorary Mizo.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 5]31-Jan-21Gokulam Kerala enters FIFA’s naughty list and is the I-League a knockout tournament? Plus, why would a club name itself after a road?
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 4]25-Jan-21Absolute shithousery in the I-League be it the Kolkata giants finally paying players’ salaries, a fight over a spot kick, or celebrating a drab 0-0 draw.
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 3]21-Jan-21COVID-19 debuts in the I-League; Yan Law makes a comeback; Stanly opts to attend a wedding. Plus – a golazo. 
Notes from the I-League 2020-21 [Round 1 & Round 2]15-Jan-21Two teams enjoy power of immunity in the 2020-21 I-League season. Also, a record-breaking goal in the opening rounds.
New rules, new format, fixtures/schedule and league table for the 2020-21 I-League08-Jan-21The upcoming season of the I-League will see a breakaway from the league format where teams play each other twice.
The 2020-21 I-League will commence on January 9, 2021 in Kolkata07-Nov-20AIFF has announced that the 2020-21 I-League will commence on January 9, 2021 in Kolkata.
Fear and Loathing in the I-League22-Mar-20Since its inaugural edition in 2007, a total of 32 teams have participated in the I-League; 13 years later, their very existence is at stake!
I-League 2019-20 Round 1 Roundup [30/11-04/12]04-Dec-19Churchill Brothers win big, while Gokulam Kerala fans are awesome. Chennai City begin their defense of the I-League with a win. Also, shaky cameraman on DSport and Round Glass Punjab FC
Gokulam Kerala sign fullback Sebastian Thangmuansang and goalkeeper Ubaid CK01-Aug-19
Gokulam Kerala FC add defender Alax Saji, fullbacks Mohamed Salah and Ashok Singh to their squad12-Jul-19Gokulam Kerala FC have on-boarded local talent with the signings of Alax Saji, Mohamed Salah and have also wrapped up a deal for the NEROCA FC fullback, Ashok Singh.
Real Kashmir FC sign NEROCA FC winger Subhash Singh10-Jul-19Real Kashmir FC have announced the signing of 29-year-old NEROCA FC winger Subhash Singh for the upcoming I-League season.
Gokulam Kerala FC sign veteran goalkeeper Lalit Thapa and attacking midfielder Lalromawia05-Jul-19Gokulam Kerala FC have added 34-year-old goalkeeper Lalit Thapa and Chhinga Veng midfielder Lalromawia to their squad for the upcoming I-League season.
NEROCA FC winger Malemngamba Meitei signs for Gokulam Kerala FC28-Jun-19Gokulam Kerala FC have announced the signing of 27-year-old winger Malemngamba Meitei from NEROCA FC.
I-League clubs release a joint statement, indicate legal action24-Jun-19With the AIFF widely expected to declare the Indian Super League as the top tier league, I-League club representatives met in New Delhi today and issued a statement.
East Bengal FC Transfer Updates: 15th June 201915-Jun-19East Bengal FC have been on overdrive in the transfer market and have made a flurry of signings over the last month and a half. Here’s a look at the newcomers.
AIFF imposes fine on I-League clubs for pulling out of Super Cup17-May-19The AIFF has imposed a fine of 10 lakh rupees on Aizawl FC, Churchill Brothers, Gokulam Kerala, Minerva Punjab and NEROCA for pulling out of the Super Cup.
I-League: NEROCA FC release a clutch of foreign players25-Apr-19Following the Japanese midfielder Katsumi Yusa’s move to Chennai City, NEROCA FC have announced a raft of departures from the club.
The 2018/19 I-League End of Season Awards13-Mar-19We look back at some of the best (and worst) the 2018/19 I-League season had to offer.
Renedy Singh appointed as Head Coach of NEROCA FC13-Mar-19The I-League club NEROCA FC announced yesterday that former Indian international Renedy Singh will be taking over as Head Coach at the Manipur-based club.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 20 [08/03-09/03]10-Mar-19Chennai City FC win their first-ever I-League championship with a 3-1 win over defending champions Minerva Punjab FC. East Bengal’s 2-1 over Gokulam Kerala saw them finish a point behind the league winners.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 19 [28/02-04/03]05-Mar-19Chennai City FC stumble against Churchill Brothers FC to give East Bengal FC a chance to snatch the I-League trophy away from the table toppers.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 18 [22/02-25/02]25-Feb-19Chennai City FC inched closer to winning their maiden I-League title after an emphatic win over Mohun Bagan, while their closest rivals East Bengal FC and Real Kashmir FC dropped points.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 17 [11/02-18/02]18-Feb-19Pedro Manzi scores five goals in two matches to keep Chennai City FC on top of the 2018/19 I-League table.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 16 [05/02-09/02]10-Feb-19Chennai City FC continues their reign at the top in the 2018/19 I-League season, while Churchill Brothers SC miss out on keeping pace at the top.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 15 [31/01-01/02]03-Feb-19Real Kashmir and Churchill Brother played out a 1-1 in Round 15 of the 2018/19 I-League season. The draw leaves both teams one point behind league leaders, Chennai City FC.
Bengaluru FC: Chencho Gyeltshen moves to NEROCA FC on loan31-Jan-19Bengaluru FC’s Bhutanese forward Chencho Gyeltshen will join NEROCA FC on loan till the end of the season.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 14 [25/01-30/01]30-Jan-19Real Kashmir has blown the 2018/19 I-League title race wide open. The top three teams are separated by two points.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 13 [14/01-19/01]20-Jan-19Pedro Manzi’s wonder-strike and a five-minute brace from Willis Plaza were among the highlights of Round 13 of the 2018/19 I-League season.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 13 [08/01-13/01]13-Jan-19Churchill Brothers FC striker, Willis Plaza continues to top the scoring charts of the 2018/19 I-League season.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 12 [04/01-06/01]06-Jan-19Pedro Manzi can’t stop scoring hat-tricks as Chennai City continue to stay on top of the 2018/19 I-League.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 11 [28/12-30/12]31-Dec-18Chennai City FC stay on top of the I-League, while Real Kashmir FC and NEROCA FC are three points behind.
I-League Clubs form an association and threaten legal action against AIFF31-Dec-18A press conference was held late last evening by the newly-formed I-League (Private) Clubs Association in Kolkata to protest against the apathy shown towards I-League by the AIFF, FSDL and Star Sports.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 10 [19/12-23/12]24-Dec-18Three points separate the top five teams after Real Kashmir FC ended Chennai City FC’s unbeaten run in the 2018/19 I-League. 
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 9 [14/12-16/12]17-Dec-18East Bengal triumphs over Mohun Bagan in the Kolkata Derby. Chennai City FC remains on top of the I-League
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 8 [7/12-11/12]12-Dec-18Big wins for Churchill Brothers FC and Real Kashmir FC in Round 8 of the I-League.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 7 [30/11-5/12]06-Dec-18An unbeaten Chennai City FC hold fort at the top, Real Kashmir impress and East Bengal continue their free fall down the table at the end of Matchday 7.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 6 (23/11-25/11)29-Nov-18Churchill Brothers’ Dawda Ceesay and Willis Plaza star in a shock defeat for Mohun Bagan at the end of Matchday 6.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 3 (4/11-7/11)08-Nov-18At the end of Matchday 3, Chennai City FC move to the top of the table after beating Gokulam Kerala FC 3-2.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 4 (10/11-13/11)15-Nov-18Braces galore and Chennai City go top of the table at the end of Matchday 4 in the I-League.
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 2 (31/10-3/11)04-Nov-18
I-League 2018/19 Roundup: Matchday 1 (26/10-28/10)31-Oct-18Chennai City FC, East Bengal FC, and Shillong Lajong FC bagged three points each in the opening round of the 2018/19 I-League season.
I-League 2018‑19 Preview: NEROCA FC27-Oct-18
I-League: 2018-19: Fixture List07-Oct-18I-League fixtures are out! The league starts on the 26th of October with Chennai City FC taking on Indian Arrows.

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