India club (Silchar)
India club enjoy the status of oldest club in Assam .M S Mandi and Kalicharan Pandey were the founder president and the secretary of the club respectively which was established in 1900.The club is situated at Tarapur, near the statue of Rabindra Nath Tagore. It was the first club from Assam which took part in the IFA Shield in 1917.Later also they participated in the same competition in 1919, 1921, 1923, 1941, 1945 and 1948. Captain NM Gupta, renowned player and sports organizer of Silchar, played a key role to popular the club in the adjoining areas and different parts of the country. The club produced several top class footballers who represented Assam in different categories. It also finished as runners up in Bordoloi trophy (1954), the prestigious soccer championship of the state.