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Saturday, August 4, 2007

Odafe to play against Chirag tomorrow

Tomorrow Bagan play their second match in the ongoing CFL. With a draw already in their first match, Bagan will be watchful in their approach against Chirag. Odafe who has signed for Bagan for the CFL will play the role of a Central defender tomorrow pushing Habibur to his usual role of a right back. Perreira intends on playing James Singh from the beginning and keeping Lal Kamal Bhowmick on the bench and wil field once if deemed necessary. Perriera will not be able to avail of the services of Bijoy Basfore and Shubhashish tomorrow as both of them are out with injury. Bagan stand on 1 point from match, five points short of their rival with one match in hand. I another developemnt, It has been decided that I League in India which was supposed to be a professional will start later than had beed decided as the World Cup qualifier matches for India has been scheduled during the time it was suppossed to commence. due to unavailibilty of top players, AIFF has decided upon it. The 2007-08 Federations Cup wil be held in Ludiana, it has been decided today. Mohun Bagan will go into the Tournament as defending Champions. Bagan has an incredible track record in this tournament, that is most number of times as champions being 12 whereas that East Bengal is 4

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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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