Invitation for the Special event and Renewal of Membership card!
Mohun Bagan club has issued a notice today regarding renewal and availing of the invitation for the centenary event to be held on the 29th of July at the Netaji Indoor Stadium. It has been stated that the Invitation for the special event on the 29th is complimentary for the members of the club against their membership card.
Interested members are to collect both from the club premises on the following days:
MOHUN BAGAN ATHLETIC CLUB-The National club of India
A Short History: MOHUNBAGAN 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 sectionplease open in a New Window