Chennai City FC, commonly known as CCFC, is a professional football club based in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. The club was founded in 1946 and currently plays in the I-League, the top tier of Indian football.


Chennai City FC was founded in 1946. Meanwhile, it was founded as the Chennai Football Association (CFA) XI. In 2016, the club was taken over by the owners of the I-League team Chennai City FC and was renamed Chennai City Football Club. In their first season in the I-League, the club won the title, becoming the first team from Tamil Nadu to win the top division of Indian football.


The club won the I-League once in the 2018-19 season. The club has also won the Durand Cup in 1948 and the CFA Senior Division League several times.


Their revenues of them are not publicly available, but it is believed that the club earns its revenue through sponsorships, ticket sales, and merchandise sales.


The club’s main rival is East Bengal, with whom they have contested several heated matches in the I-League. The matches between Chennai City FC and East Bengal have been dubbed the “South Indian Derby”. They have also developed a rivalry with Mohun Bagan due to their closely contested matches in the I-League.


The club has a rich history in Indian football, having won the I-League once in their short time in the top division. The club has also developed rivalries with East Bengal and Mohun Bagan, making for exciting matches in the I-League. With a dedicated fan base and talented players, they are a club to watch out for in Indian football.

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