Kolkata, March 16 -- ATK and Mohun Bagan, champions of the Indian Super League (ISL) and I-League respectively, will fuse into a new identity with Antonio Lopez in charge. This was announced here on Sunday by Sanjiv Goenka hours after ATK won their third ISL title in Goa, and Lopez his second, with a 3-1 win against Chennaiyin FC.

Goenka is the principal owner of ATK. The RPSG Group, of which he is chairman, also owns 80% of the new company with Mohun Bagan. Its football team will play in the ISL from 2020-21.

"Between ATK and Antonio, I think there is something in the stars. We will work together and we will succeed together," said Goenka surrounded by players, support staff and with the trophy mounted in the centre. The programme in his...