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Mohun Bagan won 2nd practice match while I-League derby tentative date.

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Mohun Bagan won their 2nd Practice match today by a margin of 2-0 against Baranagar Sporting club. Coach Karim Bencherifa used two seperate squad for each half. The scorers of the match was Adil Khan and Sabeeth. In first practice match mohun Bagan won 3-1 against Uttarpara FCC where Sabeeth scored brace and other scored by Sankar Oraw.

The practice of the Mohun Bagan will shift to Durgaput which will be started on 8th August. The residential conditioning camp will be continue upro 17th August there. In the mean time, two foreign players Abou Kone from Ivory Coast and Paul Biyaga of Cameroon will give trial at Durgapur conditioning camp and Mohun Bagan expected to fulfil their 4th foreigner among them.

As per I-League 2013-14 tentative fixtures The Kolkata Derby may be played on 26th October at YBK and 11th January also in YBK

As per I-League Tentative Fixture East Bengal's first match may be against Mumbai Tiger on 29th Sept at home while Mohun Bagan may start against away with Churchill Beothers on 21st Sept.

Newly promoted another Kolkata team Mohammedan SC may start witj away against Sporting Goa on 22nd Sept. United SC the other Kolkata team may start home tie against Salgaocar on 21st Sept while the 5th team from Kolkata Pailan Arrows may play against Mumbai FC on 22nd Sept..

East Bengal star Chidi Edeh arrived in the city.

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East Bengal's Nigerian Goal Machine Chidi Edeh arrived today evening in the City.

Shillong Lajong FC kick started the pre-season with its first training.

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SLFC PRESS RELEASE : I-League Club, Shillong Lajong FC kick started the pre-season with its first training session on Monday at the Fifa Turf, Polo Ground.

New signings, Subhash Singh, Milan Singh and Vinay Singh joined the squad in its first training session, under the guidance of Coach Thangboi Singto. The Club's other two new signings, Cornell Glen, Charles Edoa and last season's joinee Taisuke Matsugae will be arriving later this month.

The first day saw the Senior team squad members train with a lot of intensity and energy and all looked sharp and committed throughout the session. Shillong Lajong FC is set to usher in the new season with a well balanced team composition, even as the city prepares to welcome the I-league with a new team in town.

Goan I-League side Dempo unveil New Jersey.

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DEMPO PRESS RELEASE : Dempo Sports Club unveiled their official home and away jersey for the new football season 2013-14 in presence of head coach Arthur Papas and Club Director Shrinivas V. Dempo on Saturday at the club house.

While addressing to the media, Mr. Papas said that winning will be his main aim along with a positive overall development of players, "Our philosophy will not change much, but the fact that we will all work together enthusiastically for future glory shall be high on the team agenda. I am positive about good results and it's been an honor to take up the challenge with Dempo Sports Club" said the young and enthusiastic Australian.

The last eight years have been very exciting for Dempo Sports Club as they won 5 I-League titles along with a semi-final appearance at the 2008 edition of the prestigious AFC Cup. Briefing the press reporters after the function, Mr. Shrinivas Dempo said "As the new season unfolds, there will be newer challenges and pressures will greet us, but we welcome Arthur Papas and his technical team to Dempo's as we hope to see the implementation of plans and models to take us to the next level".

Shrinivas Dempo also described Papas as the team's new hope who aspires to ring in the change with his new and established model in football, which emphasizes on youth promotion and also caters to strengthen key areas like fitness and development where the team probably lacked in the preceding seasons. This shall be taken care of by the appointment of their new physical conditioning coach Rafaelle Napoli.

Present on the occasion were Mr. Shrinivas Dempo (Club Chairman), Arthur Papas (Head Coach), Mauricio Afonso (Asst. Coach), Rafaelle Napoli (Fitness and Conditioning Coach) all the Dempo players and officials along with representatives from the media.

Jerseys unveiled: Home (Blur jersey with black and sky-blue sleeves), Away (White jersey with black and grey sleeves), First training Jersey (Red and Black), Second training jersey (Green).