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HISTORICAL PRESS MEET BEFORE THE DAY OF I-LEAGUE KOLKATA DERBY BETWEEN EAST BENGAL AND MOHUN BAGAN

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JAYDIP DASGUPTA - 28.02.2014 : The arch rivals of Indian football East Bengal and Mohun Bagan will meet for the third time in an important I-League encounter at Kolkata tomorrow. The honours are even this year as both the teams had win a match each in the 1st round of I-League and in the CFL. East Bengal won the 1st round match of the I-League by a solitary goal while the Mariners won the CFL by an identical margin.

Mohun Bagan are at present are in the danger zone and can regain some pride if they can earn full points. While there is still a chance for the Red and Gold to be back for the tillte run if they can bag three valuable points from their arch rivals. In fact both the Kolkata gaints are not at their peak and are struggling for their existance in the league. After a frustrating performance in the Fedaration cup these two teams are yet to settle down and prove themselves worth while.

Mohun Bagan will going to depend upon their young brigade mainly on Saturday afternoon. Odafa Okilie are already out of the squad due to his injury.

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Today in the historical day of Kolkata Derby when the both team coaches and captain meet the press alongwith. While interacting with the media in the pre match media meeting at the East Bengal Club, the Mohun Bagan chief coach Karim Bensharifa added that four of his under 23 players will be in the starting list along with the experienced players.

Answering to the media Karim added that his team are in a positive frame of mind and is ready to deliver their best . Karim believes East Bengal is the best squad in the I league and has the chance of winning the tittle.

I-League is still open and no one can say that who will be the champions - this is the feelings of Armando Colaco on the eve of Derby. He added that the Red and Gold will play for full three points and wants to advance furthur towards the tittle. Uga Opara had joined the practice session but it is not likely that he will be in the starting line up. Armando furthur added that he realises the fever of a Derby match and things that Mohun Bagan will also be in search of points on Saturday evening.

The Kolkata gaints are not in a commandable position in this years I-League which is a great concern for their lacks of fans world over. Mohun Bagan are at present placed in the eighth position after the seventh round with nineteen points to their kitty. While East Bengal placed in the nineth position after 13th round with identical points but the Mariners are having a better goal advantage .

EAST BENGAL HAS LAUNCH FAMILY TICKET FOR 1st MARCH I-LEAGUE home DERBY against Mohun Bagan

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EAST BENGAL HAS LAUNCH FAMILY TICKET FOR 1st MARCH I-LEAGUE home DERBY against Mohun Bagan.

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The FIFA delegates who are at present in India visiting the proposed venew for the U -17 World Cup will be present at the Yuba Bharati Kriangan on Saturday afternoon during the Derby between the arch rivals of Indian Football East Bengal andMohun Bagan. This was conveyed in a media meting at the East Bengal Club premises today.

The Red and Gold General Secretary Mr Kalyan Mazumdar urged the supporters of both the participating teams to maintain the law and not to create any offense in front of the FIFA Delegates. Kolkata is known for it's football fanatism and any action which is beyond the rule of FIFA may act negatively.
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SOME MATCH DATE CHANGES IN I-LEAGUE anf Referee panel od 1st March Derby
Now March 8, 2014 (Changed from March 9, 2014) - Mohammedan Sporting vs Mohun Bagan (Salt Lake Stadium)
Now March 11, 2014 (Changed from March 26, 2014) - East Bengal vs Mohammedan Sporting (Salt Lake Stadium)
Now March 26, 2014 (Changed from April 2, 2014) - East Bengal vs Mumbai FC (Salt Lake Stadium)
Now March 30, 2014 (Changed from March 29, 2014) - Shillong Lajong FC vs Mumbai FC (Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Shillong)

1st March I-League Kolkata Derby - Who will going to supervise the Kolkata Derby on Saturday afternoon ? It is likely that Pratap Singh or M.B.Santosh Kumar as the panel we have received . The other two members of the panel are Soma Oro and Anil Pillai. The other two men are Vinod Kumar Singh and S Suresh who will be in the position of Match Commissioner and Match Accessor.

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Mr Mazumdar added that the secutity personnel will be strict enough to respond if any one finds with the explosives during the match. Even the East Bengal officials have cautioned their footballers not to involve in any kinds of tempted situations inside the playing arena. The Mohun Bagan official Mr Radhesham Agarwal requested the supporters of both the club to be freindly and to maintain peace at the stadium.

East Bengal Club has intoduced Family Tickets for the Derby which is first time in Kolkata football. A Special seating arrangements has being arranged at the lower tier VIP Block of the Stadium. The price of the tickets are Rs 150 which is avialable at both the clubs and in different selected outlets.

I-LEAGUE RETURN KOLKATA DERBY - 1ST MARCH 2014 - TICKET AND PRICE :: SCROLL DOWN TO SEE TICKET
26.02.2014: The tickets of the I-League 2013-14 return Derby between the arch rivals East Bengal and Mohun Bagan are on sale. The match is schuduled on the 1st of March, Saturday to be played at Salt Lake Stadium from 5.00 pm. East Bengal Club are the organisers of the return Derby match of the I league. The tickets are priced at Rs 100 (General), Rs 200 (VIP), Rs 300 (Degnitary).

The supporters of the Red and Gold will enter the stadium through gate no 1,2,3 while the fans of Mohun Bagan will enter through gate 4 and 5. The VIP and Dignitary ticket holders will enter through the VIP gate and the East Bengal supportes will seat at the VIP (L) as the Mohun Bagan supporters will seat at VIP (R). The tickets are now avialable at the East Bengal and Mohun Bagan Club tent, IFA Office at at the select outlets in and around Kolkata.