Sub Junior National 2016-17 - ZONAL QLF
Bengal announced their squad in 71st Santosh Trophy
IFA announced Bengal team today for 71st Santosh Trophy. Mohammedan Sporting defender Rana Gharami elected as a captain of Bengal team. Mridul Banerjee will be the coach of Bengal team with Pathachakra's coach Parth Sen will be assistant coach. EX- India International goalkeeper Hemanta Dora will be goalkeeper coach.
Bengal to start their journey in Bokaro against Chattisgarh on 29th Dec.
Squad as follows:
GoalKeepers: Sankar Roy (Peerless SC), Ankur Das(Rainbow SC), Ranajit Majumdar (Pathachakra)
Defenders: Rana Gharami(Captain-Md Sporting Club), Suman Hazra (Southern Samity), Santu Singh (United SC), Sourav Das Gupta (Aryan Club), Provat Lakra (United SC), Ankit Mukherjee (Aryan Club), Sujoy Oraon (United SC)
Midfielders: Prahlad Roy(East Bengal), Bishal Pradhan (SAI), Debashis Pradhan (Rainbow SC), Manotosh Chakladar (United SC), Sauvik Murmu (Kalighat MS), Shiba Chowdhury (Peerless SC)
Forwards: Jiten Murmu (East Bengal), Diptendu Das (Rainbow SC), Raja Das (Tollyguge Agragami), Rahul Paswan (Salkia Friends)
BENGAL SANTOSH TROPHY 2016-17 COACH
29.11.2016 : Mridul Banerjee has been seleced as the chief coach of Bengal Santosh Trophy Team 2016-17. Partha Sen - Coach of Pathachakra SC and United SC jr. Team will assist Him ass Assistant Coach and Hemanta Dora - Ex international goalkeeper will be the Goalkeeper coach of this year's Bengal team. In a meeting held at IFA, Mohun Bagan u16 coach Nasim Ali has been selected as the u-16 Bengal coach and Yan Law will be the assistant Coach. The Women Bengal Football Team Coach will be former India International Sukla Dutta assisted by Dola Mukherjee.
Bengal Santosh Trophy Team will play their first Game may at Bokaro-Jharkhand agaist Chattisgarh on 29th Dec and 2nd match will be against Orissa on 1st January 2017. This year 5 u-21 player willbe included where 3 players will be must in the 1st eleven of Santosh Trophy Squad as u21 M.Dutta Roy Trophy has been stopped by AIFF.