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newsfootball2 years ago

2021 AFC Cup | ATK-Mohun Bagan to play their group matches in Maldives

ATK-Mohun Bagan will play their AFC Cup group stage matches in Male, Maldives, with the organizing committee announcing the hosts after an extensive bidding process and discussions with the Participating Member Associations. Bengaluru FC still have an opportunity to qualify for the group stages.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Indian boys are ready to manage with one less foreigner, claims Ahsley Westwood

Ashley Westwood feels that Indian players are ready to make up for a less foreigner in the side, with the football authorities deciding to truncate the overseas player quota in the future. Westwood has been actively involved in Indian football, having led Bengaluru FC to a couple of I-League titles.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Shilton Paul signs for Chruchill Brothers after 14 years at Mohun Bagan

Indian goalkeeper Shilton Paul has signed for Churchill Brothers after playing 14 seasons at Mohun Bagan, during which he won several trophies for the club. Paul also played for Indian Super League outfits like Kerala Blasters FC, ATK, and Chennaiyin FC on loan from the Kolkata-based club.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Mohun Bagan gives bonuses to I-League winning players and staff

I-League champions Mohun Bagan have paid their title-winning bonuses to all their players, coaches, and ground staff. The Mariners will play in the Indian Super League season in the upcoming season, with the historic club merging with former top-tier franchise ATK earlier in January this year.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Feeling relieved that Mohun Bagan's logo and colours are unchanged, asserts Jose Ramirez Barreto

Former Mohun Bagan star Jose Ramirez Barreto stated that he is relieved that the colours of the shirt and the logo have been unchanged after the club merged with ATK. The Brazilian is a legend in Indian football, having led Mohun Bagan and Mahindra United to national league titles during his prime.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Mohun Bagan retain its iconic green and maroon jersey and logo

Mohun Bagan will retain their iconic green and maroon jersey and also the logo which has been part of the legacy of the 131-year old club. The historic club merged with ATK in January, earlier this year and will play as a separate entity – ATK-Mohun Bagan FC, in the Indian Super League next season.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Mohun Bagan are our biggest rivals as they still give me anxiety, claims Parth Jindal

Bengaluru FC owner Parth Jindal feels that ATK-Mohun Bagan is going to be their biggest threat going forward in the ISL next season. The two Kolkata clubs merged earlier this year and would play as a separate identity from the upcoming season, which will rekindle their rivalry with Bengaluru FC.
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newsfootball2 years ago

ISL is a baby league and needs time to establish, asserts Iain Hume

Iain Hume feels that the Indian Super League is a baby compared to other leagues compared to others in the world and needs time to establish itself. The Canadian was awarded the Hero of the league in the first edition of the ISL, back in 2014, and was part of ATK's league winning side in 2016.
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newsfootball2 years ago

Position swap during India U-19 days helped me improve as footballer, admits Pritam Kotal

Indian footballer Pritam Kotal has revealed that him changing from a central midfielder into a more defensive role during his early days has actually helped him improve as a footballer. The right-back guided ATK to their third Indian Super League triumph last season and his second title overall.
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newsfootball2 years ago

West Bengal government backs East Bengal to play in ISL

East Bengal’s aspirations of playing in the Indian Super League got a new lifeline with the West Bengal government intervening in the matter and are in talks with an investor for the same. Mamata Banerjee, the Cheif Minister of the state, is in advanced talks with AIFF regarding the matter.
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