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Thursday, August 2, 2007

Odafe joins practice, new Jersey in dispute

Today Peter Odafe arrived in the city by an early flight and he was welcomed to the city by awaiting fans at the airport. The Nigerian is a tall well built man and in practice has impressed the Bagan coach Carlos Periera.

Bhaichung Bhutia after returning from his international stint in Portugal came straight to the Club ground today along with Dipak Mondal to provide his side a vocal tonic to which might help Bagan to boost their moral to go for 3 points against Chirag Untd SC

However after the 1st match, Bagan supporters have broken in protest over the apparent use of the yellow color the Green and maroon jersey. Fans have put up a protest against the use of such an uninstitutional color in the Bagan jersey. Apparently there are a number of stripes of yellow on the jersey besides the collar and the sleave ending. However club Secretary Anjan Mitra has assured that dispute over the jersey design/color shall be looked into. James Singh after scoring against George yesterday wearing the new jersey under dispute.

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MOHUN BAGAN ATHLETIC CLUB-The National club of India

A Short History:

MOHUN BAGAN AC-The National club of India, the oldest Club in Asia,
was established on 15th August 1889 when India was up in arms against her collonial head, England.

Eversince its establishment the Club had been winning a lot of local leagues and cups but the moment of greatness that surpasses all came in the year 1911 when Mohun Bagan AC became the first Indian club/team to defeat the foreigners in their own game of football.

On 29th of July 1911 Mohun Bagan won the IFA shield beating East Yorkshire 2-1. Eversince there has been no stopping!

The club has won and keeps on winning many a laurel for the country! It has made our Nation Proud!

According to FIFA rankings, in Asia, Mohun Bagan is the 16th biggest team to have an avg. home crowd of 19,888. According to World standards, Mohun Bagan has been ranked of 127 much ahead of other big clubs like Udinese(Italy), Benfica(Portugal) and Fulham(England) to mention a few.

It is however,not an easy task to consolidate the history of a club which is more than 117 years old*...(read more...)

*For Further Info:Please visit The Offical site of MAC: History section please open in a New Window

Location: Kolkata Maidan
Green and Maroon
Symbol: Sail Boat

Stadium: Mohun Bagan ground
Yuva Bharati Krirangan

MOHUN BAGAN AC- It's not just a club, it is an institution, a religion, a passion. LIVE IT...DIE FOR IT...

A Pictorial trip of the Mohun Bagan Ground!

Satellite Imagery of our Club Ground!*
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Images of Yuva Bharati Krirangan*
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Photos by: Soumyadeb Sinha
Photos by: Soumyadeb Sinha


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