"AIFF may reconsider the decision of suspension" Kushal DAs- Secretary AIFF .

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Today at Delhi, the ex-India International footballers Manas Bhattacharyya, Bidesh Bose along with Rajyasabha M.P Kunal Ghosh met AIFF Secretary Mr. Kushal Das at Football House at Delhi where they submitted an appeal of Mohun Bagan Fans with thousands of signatures and requested on behalf Mohun Bagan members and fans for rethinking about the recent two and half years suspension of the 123 years old club.

After the meeting, the representatives of Mohu Bagan Fans and Supporters were satisfied and hopeful that AIFF may re-think about the suspension on tomorrow's AIFF executive-committee meeting. Mr. Kunal Ghosh requested to Mr. Das to allow Mohun Bagan to play in this I-League from 17th Round.

While talking to media Mr. Kushal Das told that, AIFF may reconsider the decision of suspension in tomorrow's meeting, but on the other hand the ex-co should look into the legal aspect before the final verdict.

Meanwhile Defending Champions Dempo SC Supremo Srinivas Dempo who is also newly elected Vice President of AIFF himself feels tha,t the decision of two and half years ban of Mohun Bagan is quiet harsh. He alongwith the other I-League playing clubs (Except ONGC and Pailan Arrows) requsted to AIFF to reconsider the matter.

So, th football fans and Mohun Bagan Suppoters are eagarly wating for the historic meeting of tomorrow atAIFF house Delhi.... EB V MB on 10th DEC 2012

Pune FC Reserves bag maiden All India Gold Cup Football Tournament at Indore.


Ranjan Chowdhury's PUNE FC reserve Boys with the Trophy

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Pune FC Reserves won the clubs' first winner's trophy this season lifting the All India Gold Cup (played in memory of Late Prakash Sonkar) at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Indore, on Sunday. In the final, Pune FC Reserves got the better of Hindustan FC, New Delhi 1-0 and remain unbeaten in the entire tournament. Midfielder Vellington Rocha netted the all-important goal in the 55th minute.

This was the first-time that Pune FC had ever played a tournament in Indore.

RESULTS
FINAL: Pune FC Reserves: 1-0 (Vellington Rocha 55th) Hindustan FC
SEMI FINAL: Pune FC Reserves: 1-1, (5-4 pen) (David 61st; Rocha, Abung, David, Rintea, Lalrempuia) b Indian Navy
QUARTER FINAL: Pune FC Reserves: 0-0 (4-3 pen) (Rocha, David, Asim, Lalrempuia) bt Travancore Titanium:

Seeded into the quarterfinals, Pune FC Reserves comprised of six Senior players along with Under-19 players of the Peninsula Pune Football Club (PPFCA) and had beaten Travancore Titanium FC 4-3 via the tie-breaker before overcoming Indian Navy, Mumbai 6-5 after playing out a 1-1 draw in regulation time during the week.

On Sunday in the final, Pune FC Reserves, who were playing their third match on consecutive days, began by settling into a midfield play. Pune FC Reserves marginally held the edge with Shanmugam Venkatesh controlling the midfield. Pune FC first inroad came way past 10 minutes. Vellington Rocha's cross, cleared by the opponents defender, had Venkatesh pick up the loose ball and attempt which ended blocked by a defender.

As the game progressed, David L from outside the box had his had a try go over the horizontal after Rocha worked in a cross. The try was the first by either team goalward. Sukhwinder Singh joined in with a long-ranger that went wide minutes later.

Nearing the half-way stage, Rocha did well to set up David who had a stiff try into the 'keeper's hands. At the other end, Hindustan FC attacked from the right wing only to have Pune FC ‘keeper Avilash Paul collect and ward off the threat. At half time, the score remained goalless.

Ten minutes after resumption, David and Rocha who all through the first half combined well to give Pune FC Reserves the lead. David's cross from the left had Rocha brilliantly direct his half-volley at the second post leaving the custodian a spectator. Down by a goal, Hindustan FC had Pune FC goalkeeper Avilash Paul save a try from 8-yards out following a corner-kick.

Over the next 10 minutes, Pune FC dominated the midfield, before striker Deepak Kumar made way for Rinte and subsequently striker Deepak Kumar was replaced by Rinte. Pune FC went home richer by Rs 80,000, while Vellington Rocha was adjudged Player of the Tournament.

THE TEAM
Avilash Paul; James Singh, Zohingliana Ralte, Ranjan Singh, Nallapan Mohanraj, Shanmugam Venkatesh, Sukhwinder Singh, Asim Hasan (Puia 85'); Velington Rocha, Deepak Kumar (Rinte 77'), David L. Substitutes: Sarif Molla; Anuj Negi, Riyan Yadgiri, Surjit Singh, Gobin Singh, Janak Kudmal, William Lalnunfela