Mohun Bagan, Runners up of I-league 2016-17 & Fed Cup 2016-17 are in the race of making strong team For upcoming Calcutta League 2017 with their Antichrist Rival East Bengal along with other Local Football teams.
In spite of a slow start, Mohun Bagan has already made some striking moves for their upcoming venture at Calcutta Football League 2017(CFL). They have signed Nigerian defender Eze Kingsley Obumneme for the season ahead.Kingsley, who was a pivotal part of Aizawl FC’s I-League winning squad last season, has some experience of Calcutta Football Clubs like Police AC, United Sports Club and Peerless.It is mentionable that his performance at last year’s CFL in Peerless vs Mohun Bagan match forfended Kolkata giants as a goalless draw.
Mariners fulfilled their foreigner quota for the upcoming season by signing two players named Kamo Stephane Bayi & Ansumana Kromah. Malian attacker Kromah and Ivorian striker Bayi are well-known faces in Kolkata football as Kromah was in the squad of Peerless Fc last season with Kingsley where Bayi represented George Telegraph in the previous season.
It’s Noteworthy that Kromah is the former striker of Goan Titan Churchill Brothers where Bayi took a crucial part in Aizawl FC’s maiden I-League Tittle winning Last year.
In spite of having uncertainty for I-League ‘Sabuj-Merun’ Side has cleared their alacrity and eagerness for settling the squad with great balance.It’s citable that Green maroon side are not interested retaining any foreign player from previous season except Haitian National Team Player Sony Nordy.
- Mohun Bagan Squad(updated till 27th June 11.59 pm):
Goalkeepers: Debjit Majumder, Shilton Paul, Pawan Kumar, Sibinraj Kunniyil.
Defenders:Sarthak Golui ,Kingsley Obumneme(F), Anas Edathodika, Bikramjeet Singh, Kingshuk Debnath, Prabir Das ,Pritam Kotal, Raju Gaikwad, Shouvik Ghosh (on loan from NorthEast United),Subashish Bose.
Mid-fielders:Bikramjit Singh,Sanjay Balmuchu,Kean Lewis,Pankaj Moula,Sony Norde(F),Pronay Halder,Robinson Singh,Pintu Mahato,Sehnaj Singh,Souvik Chakraborty,Ansumana Kromah(F),Raynier Fernandes,Surav Das.
Strikers:Balwant Singh,Jeje Lalpekhlua,Kamo Stephane Bayi(F),Balwant Singh,Jeje Lalpekhlua.