Rivera was a former deputy to Alejandro Menendez, who resigned after the derby defeat to Mohun Bagan last week.
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Former India international Franco Fortunato explains what it was like playing alongside, and against the great PK Banerjee.
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Despite uncertainty, before this season and in the coming months, East Bengal showed tenacity in taking the title race to the final day yet again.
The I-League title race went the distance, with Chennai City and East Bengal in tight battle till the very end. Here's how the action unfolded.
Chennai City beat Minerva 3-1 to win the I-League while East Bengal also won in a dramatic final day of action in the I-League.
East Bengal moved within a point of leaders Chennai by beating Minerva. Here's how things stand ahead of a mouthwatering final day.
Real Kashmir's title challenge ended after a loss to East Bengal, but coach Robertson says they've already exceeded expectations.
Not only are Chennai favourites to beat Bagan, the fixture itself tells the story of the two teams' contrasting seasons.
Eight of 11 clubs have written to AIFF president Praful Patel requesting a meeting on February 20 to "seek answers" regarding the I-League's future.
Minerva Punjab stayed away from Monday's match in Srinagar against Real Kashmir and subsequently moved the Delhi High Court seeking a venue change
Wins for Churchill, Real Kashmir and East Bengal has thrown the I-League title race wide open. Here's what each team needs to do to stay alive.
East Bengal and Mohun Bagan are both a long way away from a title challenge, but that won't stop Sunday's clash from being another intense affair.
Which teams run the danger of relegation? Could there be a surprise title contender? ESPN predicts the final league standings for the season ahead.
Johnny Acosta opens up to Jonathan Selvaraj on his experience at the World Cup, why he chose East Bengal, and more.
Bengaluru FC picked up their fifth major trophy in as many years, after beating East Bengal 4-1 to clinch the inaugural Super Cup.
Bhowmick has had three previous stints with East Bengal, as head coach, with his run from 2002 to 2005 including victory in the ASEAN championship.
With no Bengaluru FC in the fray this season, Mohun Bagan and East Bengal were expected to dominate the I-League. So, what went wrong?
With four teams in contention for the title until the last kick, the I-League's final day was not short on drama on the final day. Here's a recap.
Five current and former footballers tell ESPN who among Minerva, NEROCA, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan are most likely to win the I-League.