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Friday, July 22, 2011

Chettri to accompany Odafa upfront!

The transfer season could not go any better for Bagan fans this year. Recruiting Odafa had already put the cat among the pigeons for the other teams in the I League and now to add to their woes, Sunil Chettri after his stint with the Kansas City Wizards, in the MLS, has joined to reinforce the Bagan forward line with the likes of Jose Ramirez Barreto and Odafa Okili.
Sheer fear is installed in the hearts of any defender at the mere name of Odafa and / or Jose Ramirez Barreto and this season Bagan officials have made sure that their will be no dearth of fire power in the team by adding Sunil Chettri to the side. The national team striker will return to Kolkata on the 29th of this month.
This will be the home coming for the talented India striker who during his teens was first seen playing for Mohun Bagan in local leagues and National League and had managed to make 18 first team appearance and score as many as 8 goals between 2002 to 2005 before moving to JCT Mills.
The Delhi born boy managed to impress the recruiters of Kansas City Wizards and had signed a deal in 2010 that saw him spending the year in the American league. He came to serve the nation in the Asia Cup and later in 2011 signed a half season contract with United sports club and scored 7 goals in 7 appearances.

1 comment:

Simran Patel said...

he is a Future star..ronaldo of India..i love him watching in ahmedabad football stadium

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...)

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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...

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Satellite Imagery of our Club Ground!*
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Photos by: Soumyadeb Sinha
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