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Former Manchester United stars like like Denis Irwin, Quinton Fortune, Andy Cole, Lee Sharpe and Bryan Robson will embark on a tour to celebrate the 19th English title victory. The tour will begin on 4th February in Delhi before moving on to Mumbai on 6th February.
Bengal and Mizoram missed a number of scoring chances to playout a 0-0 draw in second round of BC Roy Trophy final qualification round. Jharkhand and Karnataka also drew 0-0. Scott O’Donell, who is supposed to take over Academies AIFF is planning to set up, was present during the matches with Colm Toal.
Mohammedan SC has brought Uzbek striker Rustam Khadirov on trial. The club is looking for a new forigner player before I-League second division starts.
BNR defeated Southern Samity 1-0 in a Kolkata Football League match on Friday via a goal by Abu. Southern Samity finished with a disappointing tally of just 1 point from 10 matches.
Army XI and Kerala State Electicity Board will face each other in the final of Bihar Gold Cup on Sunday.
On eve of making their debut in I-League Second Division, Kalighat Milan Sangha from Kolkata announced plans of setting up a youth academy and football school under the tutelage of a German coach.
Bengal team for AIFF U14 Football Festival in Kalyani has been declared.
Dempo coach Armando Colaco has undergone a heart surgery. Assistant coach Mauricio Alfonso will be taking over his duties till the time Colaco returns. Meanwhile Dempo’s new Japanese recruit may make his debut against Salgaocar.
SESA Football Academy is all set to take part in I-League Second Division. SESA recently signed a 3 year deal with Nike as kit sponsor and also with Libero Sports for marketing and promotion.
Results from Elite Division of the Mumbai District Football Association (MDFA) league:
Western Railway 2 (Prakash Patil 19, Avinash Dobodiya 43rd) beat Union Bank of India 0. ONGC 2 (C Kenniston 23rd, Reuben D’Souza 53rd) beat Mumbai Customs 1 (Francisco Salian 90th).
Here is a wonderful read on humanitarian charity Parikrma and how they are using football to get their message accross.
PIFA Colaba Squad for I-League Division Two:
1 KISHAN 1 GK;
2 DHIRAJ 2;
3 VINAY 3;
4 SUBHAS 4;
5 MANECK 6;
6 JEEVAN 8;
7 MAZHAR 9;
8 WAMUO 10;
9 TAMATTA 12;
10 DASHYANNG 13;
11 KAMATH 14;
12 MOSHIN 16;
13 SIDDHESHWAR 17;
14 JACKY 18;
15 SWAMY 19;
16 CANNOPY 20;
17 HENTHOIBA 21;
18 CLIFFORD 22;
19 SUSHIL 23;
20 VINCENT 24;
21 GAUTAM 25 GK;