17 APRIL

Mohun Bagan down Air India 4 - 0 at home ..

Apr 17 :M. Mohun Bagan   4 - 0   Air india ( YBK - FT...)

MMB: Shilton, Biswajit, Manju, Deepak, Zenith, Isfaq, Manish, Marcos, Seuoka, Brreto, Chidi.

MMB: Seuoka 7', Marcos 21', Barreto 60', 69' :: M.O.M :Barreto(MMB)

90': Match end. Mohun Bagan beat Air India 4 - 0.

88': Barreto missed a golden chance to score his hat-trick.

76': Bagan has changed an another player. James came in place of Manish.

70': Mohun Bagan is leading 4 - 0.

69': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL .. Again goal of Bagan. 2nd goal of Barreto.Solo effort from the top of the box. nice placing and goal.

65': Player changed of Bagan. Isaq out and Snehasish in.

63': two changes of Air India. Yusuf out and Behnam came in. 61': Bagan is leading now 3 - 0.

60': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL .Barreto scored the 3rd goal for Bagan. Nice passed by Chidi from left and Berreto left footer entered in the blank goal.

57': Air India Scored a goal but referee canceled it.

50': Isfaq good cross from left but Chidi was unable to chest up the ball.

47': 2nd half started. Bagan got a Free Kick. Marcos Shot wide.

HT:Its half time now.

40': Again a counter attack of Bagan. Barreto to Chiddi in the box. Chidi's header just went away over the cross bar.

35': Good move by N.D. Opara of Air India.Ball passed by Kailsh Patil but finally Opara's header went away.

29':Barreto missed another chance. Chidi passed him in left.

24': Nice effort of Chidi. Passed to Isfaq. Isfaq then passed the ball towards Barreto but it was too long.

21': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL .Marcos scored the 2nd goal of Bagan from the Free kick.

20':Bagan got a Free Kick. Marcos is going to take the shot.

17': Arnab Das Sarma again saved an attack of Barreto. Chidi passed unmarked Barreto in the left. Barreto shoot but well saved by Arnab.

12': Air India keeper well saved a good move of Barreto.

9': Good chance of MMB. Manish to Barreto. Barreto to Chidi but Chidi missed the target.

7': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL ..Goal scored by Seuoka. own effort by Seuoka after getting ball from his own midfield area.

4': Zenith crossed well from left but Chidi header well saved by Air India Keeper Arnab.

3': Bagan is in attacking mode.

1': Match started.

17 APRIL

BNR hold East Bengal in Sahara CFL Premier League match ..

Apr 17 :KF East Bengal   0 - 0   BNR S.C ( Howrah - FT..)

KEB: Gurpreet, Poibang(Baichung), Wasim, Sayantan, Suman, Renedy, Jibon, Bijen, Riston, Abhijit (Nabi), Goutam,

FT: Match end. East Bengal made a goalless draw against BNR in IFA Sahara CFL Premierl League.

90': Few minutes left to end of the match. Added time match is running.

88': Already Gurpreet Singh the keeper of East Bengal has been declared man of the match tday.

87': Still there is no score in the match. East Bengal is now trying their heart and soul.

68': East Bengal got a free kick. Renedy took the shot and Baichung's nice header well saved by BNR defence.

62': Two changes of East Bengal. Baichung and Nabi came in place of Poibang and Abhijit.

56': Dhiman Saha missed the penalty. Gurpreet well saved.

55': BNR got a penalty. Krisanu Das's shot hits the hand of Firoz and referee awarded penalty in favour of BNR. Firoz show yellow card to Firoz.

46': 2nd half started.

HT:It's half time now.

45'+2': Bad luck for East Bengal.Jibon Singh's long ranger hits the post and again it's hits the post when Poibang headed the ebounded ball.

45': Referee added 3 minutes for injury time.

43': Riston Rodrigues of KEB wants to pass towards Bijen but it was too long for him. Shyam Mondol of BNR cleared the ball.

41': Few minutes left to end of first half. Still no score.

34': Sujit Mallo of BNR nice effort. His left footer just missed the target.

30': No score yet.

29': Shyam Mondol of BNR cleared an attack of Bijen Singh.

22': Renedy injured. Sudip Santra fouled him

21': Good chance for East Bengal. Renedy shot went away over the cross bar.

16': Protim Sarkar of BNR wants to enter in KEB Box but Wasim Firoz cleared the attack.

12': Good effort of BNR. Asim Das Sudden Shot cleared bu Wasim Fioz.

11': Wasim Firoz cleared an attack of BNR.

10': Goal Kick for KEB. Gurpreet long kick.

5': Still no goal.

17 APRIL

Hill Boys' United FC won their 2nd match in Parsee Club Tournament ..

Hill Boys’ United FC, a club formed in Kolkata by a group of youths hailing from the hills of Darjeeling and Sikkim won its second match of the League stage at the prestigious Calcutta Parsee Club 5 a side Football Tournament.The team sponsored by kolkatafootball.com and co- sponsor by Hill-Queen Travels, won their first match 3 - 0 against Street Ballers Club of Kolkata.

Hills Boys’ defeated Shining Stars Club 3-2 in a hard fought encounter here this evening. The Boys came from behind twice to earn this victory showing in the process that never say die attitude of the Youths from the hills.

Shining Stars took the lead in the first half and it remained that way till the half time. But in the second half Loden Lepcha with a stinging shot brought back the Hill Boys into the game but the equalizer was short-lived as Shining Stars again took the lead.Under Pressure Hill Boys lost momentum for a brief while but Gyaltshen Moktan struck home and brought back Hill Boys into the game for the second time.

When it was appearing that the match would head for a draw.Jigme Dorjee who struck a hattrick in the last match found himself some space in the left half and scored to give the Hill Boys that all important victory. Now even if they draw their last game, Hill Boys will be through to the quarters.

Hill Boys United team manager Roshan Prasad said after the match “ The boys showed their character today and proved that even if we concede an early goal we can come back into the match”. On 22nd April Hill B oys will play against Police-A Team.

ABOUT HILL BOYS UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB

It is a club formed by the youths form the hills of Darjeeling and Sikkim with an aim to assist footballers from this region who come down to Kolkata seeking trails as well as to play in different clubs. It also has an objective to help out students who apply in the different colleges in sports quotas.

Hill Boys management is also planning to register the club with the Indian Football Association (West Bengal) which will give them entry into the Kolkata 5th Division League.


16 APRIL

DEMPO UPSET CHIRAG UNITED IN 2ND LEG OF I-LEAGUE..

Apr 16 : Dempo S.C   3 - 1   Chirag United ( Goa - FT.)

CU: Joshimar 15'

DEM: Beto 41', Ranty 51', Abranches 83' :: M.O.M : Abranches (DEM)

Dempo: Abhijit, Naik, Miranda,Climax,Rebello,Antao,Dias,Beto (Carvalho), Anthony, Abranches, Ranty,

Chirag United: Somnath,Sukhen (Rahul),Kingshuk,Du,Dhanarajan, Jayanta, Denson, Gouranga Dutta, Gouranga Biswas (Asim), Edmilson (Shankar), Joshimar.

FT : Match end.Dempo win the match 3 - 1.

90': Referee added four minutes as injury time. Joaquim Abranches of Dempo has been selected man of the match.

87': Dempo is attacking again and again. Ranty Martins shot went away over the bar.

86': Dempo is leading 3 - 1.

83': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL.3rd goal of Dempo. Joaqaim Abranches scored. Ranty Martin's shot rebounded from the post and Abranches who followed the ball scored from rebound.

82':Player changed of Dempo. Marcas Pixoto came in place of Samir Naik.

79':Shankar Oraw shot hits the post after defleting Avihit's hand.

76': Still the score line is 2 - 1 in favour of Dempo.

75': Climax shot went away over the bar.

72': Player changed by Dempo. Injured Beto out and Peter Carvalho came in his place.

69': Player changed of Chirag. Edmilson out and Shankar Oraw came in his place.

67': Abhijit Mondol, the keeper of Dempo saved an attack of Gouranga Dutta.

65': Yellow card to Samir Naik. He fouled Edmilson.

63': Player changed for Chirag. Asim Biswas came in place of Gouranga Biswas.

62': Yellow card to Kingshuk Debnath of Chirag.He will miss the next match.

58': Free kick in favour of Chirag. Edmilson shot missed the target.

51': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL. 2nd goal of Dempo. Beto well passed to Ranty in the Box from right side and Ranty's placing beat the Chirag keeper Somnath.

48': Beto-Ranty-Anthony trio attacking by Dempo. Anthony passed to Ranty but it was too long for Ranty.

46': 2nd half started.

HT: It's half time now. The score line is 1-1.

45'+2': Yellow card to Joshimar. He will miss the next match.

45':Again chance missed by Dempo.Ranty's shot hits the post and Beto shoot the rebound ball but again it hits the post and out. Referee added three minutes more for injury time.

42': Now the score line is 1 - 1. Dempo again in attack

41': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL.Beto scored and equalised for Dempo. Ranty passed him from right side and Beto scored with a left footer flick.

40': Chirag keeper Somnath slightly injured after a clash with Ranty to cover an arial ball.

36': Edmilson missed again. Joshimar well passed him in Box. Abhijit was adavancing but Edmilson shot went away.

33': Edmilson got a ball in Dempo Penalty area but his shot missed the target.

32': Player change for Chirag. Rahul Kumar came in place of injured Sukhen Dey.

29': Abranches was aheading with the ball after getting the ball from a throw in and shoot towards goal. Somnath missed the ball but finally Sukhen cleared.

26': Dempo is attacking now.

21': Dempo got a free Kick. Beto took the shot but went away over the cross bar.

17': Abranches missed a chance after getting a pass from Anthony Pereira.

15': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLLLLL..Joshimar scored goal for Chirag. Long pass from Edmilson towards Gouranga Biswas from mid field. Gouranga well crossed the ball from left and unmarked Joshimar header went to goal.

14': Antony Pereira crossed but Kinshuk cleared the ball.

9': Sukhen Dey well saved an attack of Ranty Martins, who got the pass from a Free kick of Beto.

7': Beto to Ranty in left but Ranty's shot went away.

3': Du well cleared by header of an attack of Rebello.

1. Match started.


15 APRIL

Mohun Bagan’s 1911 IFA Shield win among India’s top 10 sporting achievements..

Mohun Bagan’s sensational triumph in the IFA Shield of 1911 has been ranked among the ten greatest achievements of all time in Indian sport in a list brought out by the Mumbai-based All Sports Magazine. The Top 10 list features in its chronicle of the ‘101 Milestones in Indian Sport’ published in its third anniversary special issue of April 2010.

The magazine has also voted Viswanathan Anand as the greatest Indian sportsperson of all time for three world championship wins in chess in different formats and numerous other elite tournaments besides.

The bare-footed Mohun Bagan AC players defeated East Yorkshire Regiment 2-1 in the final of the IFA Shield 1911, the first time a native outfit had defeated a big British team in a major tournament, a feat which not only sparked off frenzied celebrations in the ‘city of joy’ but also nationalist reverberations across the entire nation.

Other footballing achievements that feature in All Sports Magazine’s list of ‘101 Milestones’ are India’s wins in the Asian Games (1951 and 1962), Neville D’Souza’s hat-trick in the 1956 Olympics quarter-final, East Bengal’s twin triumphs in the DCM and IFA Shield tournaments in 1973 against formidable North Korean outfits, Baichung Bhutia’s signing up for Bury FC (1999) as well as Sunil Chhetri’s recent exodus to the Major League Soccer, India’s LG Cup victory under Stephen Constantine in Vietnam (2002), East Bengal’s success in the LG ASEAN Club Championship (2003) and India’s hat-trick of triumphs under Bob Houghton in the Nehru Cup (2007 and 2009) and the AFC Challenge Cup (2008).

All Sports Magazine’s Top 10 list of the all-time great achievements

1) Abhinav Bindra’s individual gold medal in shooting at the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

2) Kapil’s Devils’ coup in the 1983 World Cup.

3) The Dhyan Chand-led hockey team’s golden symphony at the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

4) Viswanathan Anand’s wins in the 2007 (tournament) and 2008 (match play) FIDE world chess championships.

5) Wilson Jones’ triumph in the 1958 World Amateur Billiards Championship in Kolkata.

6) Prakash Padukone’s upset victory over Liem Swie King in the final of the All England Badminton Championship in 1980.

7) Leander Paes’ bronze in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics tennis singles.

8) Milkha Singh’s gallant run in the 400 m final at the 1960 Rome Olympics where he finished fourth.

9) Mohun Bagan’s sensational 2-1 defeat of East Yorkshire Regiment in the 1911 IFA Shield final.

10) Ajit Wadekar’s twin series triumphs in the West Indies and England in 1971.

15 APRIL

East Bengal beat Mumbai FC; courtesy Yakubu's penalty.

Apr 15 : KF East Bengal   1 - 0   Mumbai FC (YBK - FT.)

KEB: Yakubu 60'(Pen) :: M.O.M : Mehtab Hossain (KEB)

East Bengal: Abhra, Nirmal, Okpara, Soumik, Nabi (Sanju), Mehraj, Bekhokhei (Baichung) ,Mehtab, Alvito, Hammond, Yakubu.

Mumbai FC: Nithinlal, Anas, Quao, Bernard, Noel( Surojit ), Subhash, Hiralal ( Sebastian ), Bashiree, Calderia, Kamaljeet, Nishat( Dane ).

FT: Match end. East Bengal won the match 1 - 0. Mehtab Hossain has been selected man of the match today.

90': Last minute attack of East Bengal . Baichung to Yakubu but he offside.

88': Few minutes left to end of the match. East Bengal is now playing defensive to protect their loan goal.

86': Baichung to Yakubu. Yakubu's solo run towards MFC box but ultimately stopped by Bashiree Abbas .

84': Nirman chettri well blocked an attack of Darren who got the pass from Subhash Chakrabarty in left flank.

82':East Bengal keeper Abhra Mondol shown Yellow card for wasting time.

80': East Bengal well attack. Baichung got a ball from Mehtab and square passed to Yakubu but it was too long for Yakubu.

79': Last change of MFC. Hiralal out and Sebastian came in his place.

77': East Bengal went to all out attack. Still the are leading by 1 - 0.

75': MFC also changed their player. Noel Wilson out and Surojit Roy came in his place.

72':Player change for East Bengal . Sanju Prodhan came in place of Nabi and Baichung came in place of Bekhokhei.

68': Hammond got a chance but his shot went direct to Nidhinlal's hand. Baichung is warming up in side line. 65': Player change for Mumbai side. Dane Pereira came in place of Nishat Mehra.

61': East Bengal is leading 1 - 0.

60': GOALLLLLLLLLLLLL . Yakubu scored goal from spot kick. It is his 8th Goal in this I-League.

59': Chance to East Bengal. Got a penalty. Kamaljeet Kumar fouled Hammond in the Box. Referee awarded penalty on favour of East Bengal. Yakubu will take the spot kick.

57': MFC got a corner in left. THe kick was taken by Noel Hiralal header went away over the cross bar.

56':MFC counter attack. Got a ball from left , well effort of Hiralal Chettri but his shot went away after deflecting from Okpra's leg. Corner for MFC.

55':East Bengal got a chance. Mehtab well passed towards Yakubu..Long pass but this time yakubu offside.

50': MFC got a free kick. But Noel shot rebounded from KEB defence.

46': 2nd half started.No changes in East Bengal side. Sanju Prodhan is warming up in the side line.

HT: Now it's time for lemon break. Scoreline is 0 - 0.

45'+ 3': East Bengal got a free kick. Alvito took the shot. No damage done.

45': Referee added 4 minutes more as injury time.

44': Few minutes left to end of first half. Still no score in the match.

43':Again attack of Nabi from left side. Well crossed from their but no East Bengal player in the box that time.Ball cleared by MFC defence.

41': Still the scoreline is 0 - 0. East Bengal got some positive chances but unable to utilize those.

38': Yellow card to Nirmal Chettri of East Bengal for intentionally time wasting offense.

35':Yakubu's close ranger direct went to MFC Keeper Nithinlal's hand.

34': Yellow card to Evans Quao of MFC.

31':Yellow card to Mehrajuddin of East Bengal. He fouled Nishat Mehra of MFC.

30': Still the scoreline is goalless.

27': East Bengal got a chance .One to one situation but Yakubu missed the target. Nabi passed him from left.

24':Good attack by East Bengal. Nabi to Hammond to Yakubu. Yakubu again passed to Nabi but Nabi failed to do anything.

20': Nabi to Yakubu in top of the Bos.Two MFC defenders were there. Yakubu was trying to beat them, beat one but finally Yakubu missed pass.

17': Bashiree of MFC got a ball from Darren in right but his aimless Shot went away over the cross bar.

14': East Bengal is dominating now. Attacking more and more.

12': Alvito missed again. Hammond crossed from left side. Ball went to okpara who passed to Alvito but Alvito hesitated and MFC defence cleared the ball.

11':East Bengal got a free kick. Alvito shot cleared by Bashiree Abbas through a header. Again attack by East Bengal.

8': Yakubu shot went away over the bar.Long ranger, Nithinlal was standing on right place.

6': East Bengal is playing well. Alvito got a pass from Hammond but could not received properly.

3': Yakubu header went away over the bar. Nirmal Chettri well passed him.

2': Alvito's corner MFC keeper cleared through a corner. Again corner for East Bengal. Nabi wanted to head but MFC defence cleared it.

2': Hammond well effort from right side but Noel of MFC cleared through a corner.

1': Match started at Salt Lake Stadium . East Bengal is in attacking from the first minute of the match.

15 APRIL

Renovation gift by Mohun Bagan Fan Club in Bengali New year..

The supporters and fan's are the main strength of any successful club. Mohun Bagan A.C, which is One of the oldest clubs of India have Billions of Fans and Supporters world wide.Some dedicated supporters of the club formed a fan club in 2009 named "Mariners On The Move" to help their favourite club.

The fan club members who worked hard for a few weeks to beautify and maintain their favourite club's green lawn.They have arranged 12 green metal lights and installed 2 fixed flood lights in order to attract the club supporters during evening time and restructured the caligraphy of the club.The cost of this project was Rs 50,000 which they earned from donations and subscriptions from their members.

Today on the auspicious first day of Bengali New year 1417, the newly built lawnwas inaugurated by Mr. Anjan Mitra ( General Secretary of Mohun Bagan), Debashis Dutta ( Manager Mohun Bagan) in front of huge Fans of Mariners on the Move.

Previously the Fan club published official Annual Calender and arranged a free medical check up for support staff and groundsmen of the club and distributed free medicine among them. Noth only that the Fan club sponsored Life Insurance worth Rs. 1 lakh for each of them.

15 APRIL

Six person held, allegedly committing a robbery at AIFF office..

Six person were arrested today including the owner of a security agency,allegedly involved in the robbery of electronic items and fire fighting equipment which worth Rs.5 lakh, from the AIFF office in Dwarka.

The robbery happened in the early mornning of 2nd March this year.Three unidentified armed robbers who had covered their faces with handkerchiefs held two employees of the AIFF hostage at gunpoint and escaped after loading the robbed goods in a Maruti Omni van, which belonged to the AIFF.

Additional Commissioner of Delhi Police (Crime) told that, they have got information about the involvement of Bhupender in the robbery and the others are Birbal Singh (50) and Ashok Kumar (19) along with the owner of the security agency Rai Singh (37) and a scrap shop owner Jitendra Singh (24) who purchased the LCD TVs from the thief.

15 APRIL

AKFDC, Pune starts International Referee and Coaching Course..

Bharati Vidyapeeth, Cheshire based International Football company Kick Worldwide, & Liverpool FC, have come together to establish the Abhijit Kadam Football Development Centre in Pune, India, the world’s first centre aimed at creating football industry professionals for the booming Indian football market.

Bharati Vidyapeeth University, which boasts nearly 250,000 students and is named after the son of the founder, Dr. Patangrao Kadam. Abhijit, an avid football player, was tragically killed in a car crash, and since then, his family, led by his brother Vishwajeet, has devoted much of its time to enhancing the level of football in India in his memory.

Students at the centre will be able to enroll on a number of football related courses, which are to be delivered in partnership with some leading UK colleges. The courses include, coaching, refereeing, Sports Science, Sports Turf technology and Football Industry Management. Most of the curriculum will be delivered in Pune but students will be offered the chance to complete some of their studies in the UK.

Aspiring young footballers will be able to combine their studies with football playing under the guidance of Liverpool FC coaches. Liverpool FC however has adopted a highly innovative approach that will genuinely assist the development of the football industry in India.

Facilities provided at the Football Development Centre

  • More than 2000 Sq.ft of area for academic courses.
  • UK standards classrooms, halls, conference rooms, offices, cabins, hostels and etc.
  • Good turf ground for practical sessions.
  • Changing rooms along with Showers and Toilet Facilities
  • Vehicle parking at the campus of AKFDC.
  • Students will receive a well balanced training program which will include the technical, physical, tactical and psychological fundamentals of the game.
  • Accommodation for the students will be provided on payment.
  • Courses:Registrations extended upto April 18, 2010 for Programs

    Course Duration BatchFee Boarding & Lodging
    International Refereeing Course 7 days 24 students per batch 22,000 INR 10,000 INR
    International Coaching Course 7 days 24 students per batch 22,000 INR 10,000 INR

    Benefits of doing The International Refereeing course at AKFDC

    Anyone completing the course in India will be recognized as a qualified referee in England and as such will be able to take up the whistle immediately.

    Benefits of doing The International Coaching course at AKFDC

    1.The course in India will allow coaches who move to ENGLAND (only within FA jurisdiction), to be considered as competent at the Technical requirements of a Level 1 coach.

    2.They can use it to support any application to enrol on FA / 1st4Sport Level 2 CCF courses and we will be advising all approved centres to view it as appropriate evidence.

    3.Please note that as we develop the Intermediate and Licence Levels the same process will apply with regard to FA courses BUT they will not be allowed to be used in any way as evidence towards UEFA accredited awards and so will only have validity in England.

    The fee includes an Original FA kit (worth INR 10,000 )

    14 APRIL

    Mohammedan S.C lost to Tollygunge Agragami 0-2 in CFL

    Mohammedan S.C   0 - 2   Tollygunge Agragami

    TOL: Md. Rafiq 57', Nuruddin 66'( Pen )
    M.O.M : Crispin chettri(TOL)

    MSC: Nasim (Manas),Nilendra, Biloy,Jyothikumar,Sanjoy,Joheb, Goutam (Dipendu), Babin, Lucky, Kamal( Theo), Sarfaraz.

    FT: Match end. Tollygunje win the match 2-0.

    90': Referee added 3 minutes more as injury time.

    86': Crispin Chhetri of Tollygunje has been selected man of the match today.

    86': Few minutes more to end of the game. Mohammedan is trying to score.Tollygunje is leading 2 - 0 Now.

    66': GOALLLLLLLLL. Nurudding scored for Tollygunge. First time his shot hits the post and Nurudding scored in his 2nd attempt.

    65': Penalty for Tollygunge. Bijoy Das of MSC fouled Ratan Das of Tolly in the Box.

    57': Nice passed by Cispin Chhetri to Sanku Guha in the right side who crossed well in the MSC box and an unmarked Rafiq came from behind and pushed the ball in open net.

    57': GOALLLLLLLLL...Tollygunge scored the goal through U-19 player Md. Rafiq.

    56': Goutam Thakur of MSC missed a golden chance. Nice passed to him by Babin Biswas in the Box.

    48':Two changes made for Mohammedan. Keepar Nasim Akhtar out and Manas Barua came in his place and Theo came in place of Kamal Rawat.

    HT: It's half time now. The scoreline is 0 - 0.

    36': Tolly Keeper Raju Ganguly saved a shot of MSC's Babin Biswas through a corner.

    34': Tolly again got a chance through Nuruddin. Sanjay Parte miscleared a ball from MSC box and Nuruddin who followed the ball well but finally his shot missed the target.

    11': Crispin Chhetri of Tollygunge took a powerful shot from outside the box which rebounded from Nasim's hand but Nasim collected it his 2nd attempt before reaching Ashesh Das of Tolly.

    14 APRIL

    Chhetri shown Yellow card in his debut match for Kansas City Wizard

    Group - A

    Dempo and Indian National Football team star Sunil Chettri made his official league debut Tuesday night for the MLS team Kansas City Wizards.He is the first Indian to ever join an MLS club. Chhetri was officially added to the the Wizards squad when they finally received the International Transfer Card.

    But Sunil's team Wizards were knocked out in the first round of MLS qualifying by the Colorado Rapids 1 - 2 .Chhetri who started as central midfielder position supported by striker Josh Wolff.He played for first 45 minutes of the match. But Chhetri got a chance to score in 38 minutes when his team mate Bunbury crossed a ball from left side, Chettri jumped in Air to but Colorado defender safely back headed the ball towards their Keeper Ceus.Few minutes more Chettri fouled Colorado player LaBauex but no card shown by Referee to him.In 20th Minutes Chettri again fouled a colorado Rapid player about 18 yards from his goal mouth near the touch line and this time Referee shown him Yellow card card.

    The Wizards brought Michael Harrington and Kei Kamara into the match in 2nd half by replacing the tireless and somewhat impressive Korede Aiyegbusi and the anonymous India star Sunil Chhetri.This was the first official League game for India Star Sunil Chhetri with the Kansas City Wizards. He previously played in friendlies against University of Tulsa and the University of Evansville. He scored one against Tulsa and a hat trick in the Evansville game.

    Kansas Team:Eric Kronberg, Jonathan Leathers, Jimmy Conrad, Pablo Escobar, Korede Aiyegbusi (Michael Harrington 46), Graham Zusi (Stephane Auvray 66), Sunil Chettri (Kei Kamara 46), Craig Roscastle, Chance Myers, Josh Wolff (Birahim Diop 88), Teal Bunbury.

    Colorado Rapids : Steward Ceus, Kosuke Kimura (Drew Moor 46), Michael Holody, Scott Palguta, Danny Earls (Marvell Wynne 85), Mehdi Ballouchy, Ross LaBauex, Wells Thompson, Jamie Smith (Jeff Larentowicz 66), Andre Akpan (Claudio Lopez 79), Quincy Amarikwa.

    13 APRIL

    Latest League Table of 2nd Divn I-League

    Group - A

    Team MP W D L GF GA GD P
    Malabar United 5 3 2 0 8 5 +3 11
    Hindustan Aero 5 2 3 0 11 3 +8 9
    BEML 5 2 2 1 12 8 +4 8
    SBT 5 2 0 3 9 7 +2 6
    Golden Threads 6 1 2 3 5 11 -6 5
    Chandni FC 5 1 2 2 4 10 -6 5
    Titanium 5 0 3 2 2 7 -5 3

    Group B

    Team MP W D L GF GA GD P
    SESA F.A 5 4 0 1 15 6 +9 12
    ONGC 5 3 1 1 14 3 +11 10
    Hindustan FC 6 3 1 2 10 8 +2 10
    New Delhi Heroes 5 2 1 2 14 8 +6 7
    Amity United 5 2 0 3 3 10 -7 6
    Simla Youngs 5 1 1 3 6 17 -11 4
    Indian National FC 5 1 0 4 3 13 -10 3

    Group C

    Team MP W D L GF GA GD P
    NISA 5 4 0 1 13 6 +7 12
    Oil India 5 3 1 1 8 3 +5 10
    JCB Bhillai 5 2 2 1 8 4 +4 8
    Mumbai United 5 2 1 2 8 5 +3 7
    Arhima Club 5 2 1 2 6 9 -3 7
    Guwahati T.Club 6 1 2 3 5 10 -5 5
    Denzong Boyz 5 0 1 4 2 13 -11 1

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