List of I-league champions

New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The I-league title remained in Goa since the semi-professional Football League (NFL) was rec-christened as the professional I-League in 2007-08.

Since then Goan clubs have triumphed in I-League winning all the six editions. Dempo have won thrice, Churchill twice and Salgaocar once.

Churchill won their second I-League title Tuesday after they managed a 1-1 draw with Mohun Bagan.

The following is the list of I-League champions:

National Football League

Year Champions Runners Up

1996-97 JCT Club Churchill Brothers

1997-98 Mohun Bagan East Bengal

1998-99 Salgaocar East Bengal

1999-2000 Mohun Bagan Churchill Brothers

2000-01 East Bengal Mohun Bagan

2001-02 Mohun Bagan Churchill Brothers

2002-03 East Bengal Salgaocar

2003-04 East Bengal Dempo Club

2004-05 Dempo Club Sporting Clube de Goa

2005-06 Mahindra East Bengal

2006-07 Dempo Club JCT Club

I-League

2007-08 Dempo Churchill Brothers

2008-09 Churchill Brothers Mohun Bagan

2009-10 Dempo Club Churchill Brothers

2010-11 Salgaocar Club East Bengal

2011-12 Dempo Club East Bengal

HIGHEST GOALSCORERS:

1996-97: Baichung Bhutia: 14 goals (JCT)

1997-98: Raman Vijayan: 10 goals (FC Kochin)

1998-99: Phillip Mensah: 11 goals (Churchill Brothers)

1999-00: Igor Shvikrin: 11 goals (Mohun Bagan)

2000-01: Jose Ramirez Barreto: 14 goals (Mohun Bagan)

2001-02: Yusif Yakubu: 18 goals (Churchill Brothers)

2002-03: Yusif Yakubu: 21 goals (Churchill Brothers)

2003-04: Late Cristiano Junior: 15 goals (East Bengal)

2004-05: Dudu Omagbemi: 21 goals (Sporting Clube de Goa)

2005-06: Ranti Martins: 14 goals (Dempo Club)

2006-07: Odafa Okolie: 18 goals (Churchill Brothers)

I-League

2007-08: Odafa Okolie: 22 goals (Churchill Brothers)

2008-09: Odafa Okolie: 26 goals (Churchill Brothers)

2009-10: Odafa Okolie: 22 goals (Churchill Brothers)

2010-11: Ranti Martins: 30 goals (Dempo Club)

2011-12: Ranti Martins: 32 goals (Dempo Club)

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