Club owner Goenka made a big announcement to change the name of Mohun Bagan after winning the ISL. (goenka) Mohun Bagan won the ISL for the first time by defeating Bengaluru 4-3 at Pelanti on Saturday. After this, Mohun Bagan club owner Sanjeev Goenka announced the team’s name change. On Saturday, he said, his team will join Lucknow’s IPL before Mohun Bagan as ‘Supergiant’ i.e. ‘ATK’ moved from the beginning of Mohun Bagan’s name. From the next season, the new name of the team is ‘Mohun Bagan Super Giants’. After Mohun Bagan’s win on Saturday, Sanjeev said, ‘Bagan fans demanded to remove Mohun Bagan’s name from the front. This is my gift to Mohun Bagan members and supporters.’
Both sides were tied 2-2 after full-time, with Mohun Bagan beating Bengaluru 4-3 in extra time. Mohun Bagan had previously won the National League thrice and the I-League twice. Mohun Bagan is the first ISL champion after pairing with ATK. A total of six times India has won the green and maroon. They won the National League for the first time in 1998. Mohun Bagan also won the National League in 2000 and 2002. Green-Maroon had to wait for many years after the name of National League was changed to I-League. They won the trophy in 2015. Mohun Bagan finished third in the league this time. They got 34 points in 20 matches. The green and maroon also beat East Bengal twice in the league.
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