IFA CFL PREMIER LEAGUE -(A GROUP) - 2016

Unique Record by East Bengal club in IFA CFL : By Kushal chakraborty (SCROLL DOWN)

29.09.2016 : At the start of the season the pressure was immense. One side it was To break a record created by them only, on the other hand to give worthy Reply to them who are trying to undermine the importance of the Kolkata Football league. East Bengal again proves that winners never fear the Odds against them. Winning seven consecutive years in any form Of competition is one of the toughest job. East Bengal created a major Breakthrough on 1975 when they blew away the record created by Mohemmedan Sporting by winning the Calcutta football league 5 years consecutively from 1934 to 1938.
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STAT: LALTU CHAKRABORTY : MORE STAT BELOW
EAST BENGAL (ALL WIN 2016) : 16 GOALS
4 goals - Du Dong
3 Goals - Lalrin Dika, Jiten Murmu
2 Goals - Arnab Mondol
1 Goal - Rahul Bheke, Md.Rafiq, Angus Calum, Adileja.
(Indians - 10 : 6 Foreigners)

Man of the Match : 8 (Aryan-No Telecast,MB not held)
3 Times - Lalrin Dika
1 time - Calum, Du Dong, Mehtab Hossain, Arnab Mondol, Avinash Ruidas
(Indians - 6 : 2 Foreigners)

TEAM  M  W   D  L  GF  GA   GD PTS
EB    10 10  0  0  16  6   +10 30 - WINNER
MSC   10 6   2  2  13  7   +6  20
MB    10 6   1  3  20  4   +16 19
SOU   10 4   3  3  11  8   +3  15
PER   10 3   5  2  12  11  +1  14
ARM   10 4   2  4  14  16  -2  14
TOL   10 3   4  3  10  11  -1  13
USC   10 3   2  5  15  15   0  11 - RELEGATE
ARN   10 2   3  5  7   14  -7  9  - RELEGATE
BHP   10 1   3  6  11  14  -3  6  - RELEGATE
GT    10 0   1  9  6   29  -23 1  - RELEGATE

East Bengal rewrite the history of Calcutta football league winning it for the sixth time in row from 1970 to 1975. In 2016 East Bengal Club of Kolkata added another jewel in their glittering history by winning the Kolkata football league for the seventh time in a row-from 2010 to 2016. As goes the proverb that records are made to be broken. When one team broke themselves Their own record, it becomes much more satisfying. It is a really a rare feat achieved By red and gold soldiers with their utter determination.

There is a systemic effort from certain corners to prove this year's CFL as a below Per tournament. Yes, no doubt there were only ten matches to decide the league. But one has to Face teams fighting for relegation continuously as four teams are designated To be relegated. One has to face change of venue at the drop of the hat. East Bengal Has to play either in Barast Stadium or Kalyani stadium as their club ground Was going to get a facelift.

Toughest problem, East Bengal Club has to face, to win the league, was to keep their intent open after so much flip flop by their arch rival Mohunbagan for playing the most crucial match of the season. Eventually Mohunbagan has to give walkover to East Bengal, as IFA Remains strict to their pre-assign schedule. But this year's Kolkata football League creted one record after another.

1.East Bengal became the only club in 119 years old Kolkata football League, Who has won the Kolkata football League 7 years consecutively from 2010 To 2016.

2.East Bengal Club became the only team in Kolkata Football League history Who has won the League three times without losing a single match.(1975, 1977, 2016.)

3. East Bengal is the only club in Kolkata football league history whose league Victory was helped by three coaches-Trevor James Morgan, Richard Driden And Abhijit Mondal.

4. East Bengal club of Kolkata has won this Kolkata Football League without Playing a single match in Kolkata.

5. In all these seven victorious years of East Bengal, Mehetab Hossain and Gurwinder Singh are the worthy soldiers of the club.

6.In this seven consecutive Kolkata football league victory East Bengal met with their arch rival Mohun Bagan 7 times. East Benga has won 5 times. (inclusive of walk over in 2016)

7. Till now East Bengal Club has won the Kolkata football League,whenever their coach is Trevor James Morgan.

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26.07.2016 EAST BENGAL BEAT BONGAON MUNICIPALITY XI 8-0 3RD PRACTICE MATCH

26.7.2016 : EAST BENGAL 8-0 BONGAON MUNICIPALITY XI (FT)
KEB : Nikhil Pujari-4, Md. Rafiq-2, Du Dong, Lalrin Dika.


KEB : Dibyendu, Rahul, Gurwinder, Calum, Narayan, Abinash, Dika, Mehtab, Adeleja, Md. Rafiq, Jiten Murmu.
FT- EAST BENGAL WIN 8-0 IN RD PACTICE MATCH AT BONGAON. BEFORE PLAYING FIRST 2 MATCHES AT HOWRAH STADIUM IN CFL PREMIER-A, THIS IS 3RD PRACTICE MATCH OF EAST BENGAL.
76': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 8-0. 4th individual score of Jr. No 27. Nikhil Pujari.
73': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 7-0. Hattrick of Nikhil Pujari..
67': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 6-0. 2nd goal of 27 no Jersey Nikhil Pujari..
50': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 5-0 to East Bengal. Jr. 27 Nikhil Pujari. scored for East Bengal.
48': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 4-0. Du Dong scored from a cross of Md Rafiq.
46': 2nd half stars with East Bengal 2nd team.

40': HT SCORE - EB LEADING 3-0
32': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLL 3-0 to KEB. 2nd Individual score of Md. Rafiq.
23': Shot of Jiten Murmu hits the post.
20': Avinash's left sided shot hits the post.
15': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLL 2-0 to KEB. Rafiq scored from a left side cross of Avinash.
5': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL 1-0 to East Bengal. Dika scored from spot kick.
4': Penalty to East Bengal. Adeleja was fouled by Bongaon player in Penalty Box.
1': Match starts.
0': Felicitation progamme Going on..
0': Match is going to start.
0': East Bengal won First 2 practice Match. Last they beat George Telegraph 3-2.

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"AMAL DUTTA TROPHY" FOR THE BEST COACH IN CFL

23.07.2016: The CFL Premier Division Group A matches will going to start on and from the 27th of July. This was officially announced by IFA in a media meeting at Kolkata. The first match will be played between George Telegraph and Aryan Club(Champions of Kolkata Footsal League) at the Vidyasagar Kriangan, Barasat.

The defending champions East Bengal will start their campaign in the league on 4th of August against Bhawnipur club. As the ground is not prepared, East Bengal will play their CFL matches either at Howrah stadium or at Kalyani Minucipality stadium. But, Mohun Bagan will play at their home ground at Kolkata maidan under the newly constucted flood lights. The matches of Mohun Bagan will start at 5.30 pm. Mohun Bagan will kick off in the CFL against Aryan Club on 6th August, whereas Mohammedhan Sporting Club will play their first encounter aginst Army XI on 5th of August. The date of the Derby clash between the two arch rivals East Bengal and Mohun Bagan are yet to be finalise.

This year the best coach of the tournament will be honoured with 'AMAL DUTTA TROPHY'.The champions of the CFL will be awarded with a trophy along with the cash award from this year onwards. The trophy will be handed over to the winning team at the end of the penaltimate match. IFA has made arrangements to telecast 30 matches live, which includes the all the matches of East Bengal and Mohun Bagan.

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23.07.2016 EAST BENGAL BEAT GEORGE TELEGRAPH 3-2 IN 2ND PRACTICE MATCH
23.07.2016 : EAST BENGAL - 3-2 GEORGE TELEGRAPH
GTS : Bibekananda Banerjee, Bayi Kamo.
KEB : Jiten Murmu, Rahul Bheke, Md.Rafiq.

In 2nd practice match at Howrah Stadium today East Bengal beat IFA CFL Premier League A team George Telegraph 3-2. In First Practice match East Bengal won 3-1 against Their Jr Team.

East Bengal to play against Bongaon Municipality XI in friendly match on 26th July at Bangaon Stadium and their last Prectice match will be held on 29th July at Siliguri before participating in the IFA CFL Premier League-A 2016.

Probably East Bengal to face Army XI in opening match on 3rd August at Barasat Stadium while East Benga and Mohun Bagan CFL derby may be played on 27th August at Siliguri Stadium.

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22.07.2016 MOHUN BAGAN BEAT CFC 8-0 IN 2ND PRACTICE MATCH

22.07.2016 : MOHUN BAGAN - 8-0 CFC
MB : Darrel Duffy-2, Tapan Maity, Kean Lewis, Tanmoy Ghosh, Ajay Singh, Pankaj Moula, Babul Biswas.

After a loss to Peerless SC in first practice Match Shankarlal Chakrabarty's Squad beat IFA CFL 2nd Divn Team Calcutta Football Club (CFC) 8-0 in their 2nd Practice match held at their own ground today Mornning.



19.07.2016 EAST BENGAL BEAT EAST BENGAL FOOTBALL ACADEMY IN PRE SEASON PRACTICE MATCH

After returning from Kalyani Camp Morgan's Boys tested in a practice match in the mornning. Du Dong scored a hattrick and East Bengal beat East Bengal Jr 3-1 in a pracice match today at Howrah Stadium. East Bengal next practice match on 23rd July then 26th July at Bongaon and 29th July at Siliguri.



19.07.2016 PEERLESS BEAT MOHUN BAGAN IN PRE SEASON PRACTICE MATCH
Today at Mornning in Mohun Bagan Ground, The 2016-17 Season first prectice match, Mohun Bagan played against Premier League -A promoted team Peerless SC. Under coaching of Fuja Tope's Team Peerless Win the match 2-0. Arghya Chakrabarty scored the brace for Peerless. Arghya scored the first goal from a 25 yards powerful shot and scored the 2nd through a header from a corner kick. Arghya was a player of Mohun Bagan few years ago.
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