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Friday, July 11, 2008

Mohun Bagan U-12 team in Semis of Yakult Danone Nations Cup!

The Mohun Bagan U-12 team or better known as the Bagan Nursery Team which managed an invitation in the Yakult Danone Nations Cup, are playing in the priliminary stage held in the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Stadium, Delhi, stormed their way to the Semis.
The teams in the 9 a side tournament were divided amongst 4 Groups, each group having 3 teams. Mohun Bagan was in the Group-D along with Rohit Football Acdemy, Cuttak, Orissa and Tata Football Academy.
Mohun Bagan met Rohit Football Academy, Cuttak, Orissa in their first match and the young Green and Maroon bridage trampled the Orissa side 4-0 in a non-stop 15 mins match!
In the second match against Tata Football Academy, Bagan pull off another straight win. The score card read 3-0 in Mohun Bagan's favour!
Mohun Bagan U-12 have moved in to the Semi Finals of the tournament and tomorrow they meet Hindusthan Football Academy,Delhi at 6.30pm IST.

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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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