INDIAN & INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALL NEWS

CFL PREMIER - East Bengal to face City rival United SC tomorrow in 9th match.

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East Bengal Club will face United Sports club on tomorrow evening in an important CFL match tomorrow. The Red and Gold are at present leading the CFL table with 22 points and will be in search of valuable points on Sunday evening in order for the tittle. On the contrary Elco Satory the Dutch coach of United Sports are in a target to organize his team before the Federation Cup which is schedule at the middle of February at Kerala. While interacting with the media Elco said " This will only a preparation for me in the Federation Cup for me. You all know my opinion about the CFL and tomorrows match is not a prestige issue for me."

East Bengal lost two valuable points against Mohammedhan Sporting in the last encounter. Though Armando is optimistic with his team in the CFL. It is likely that the Red and Gold will going to retain the same which was in the last match. But Cheddi Eddeh will going to be in the first eleven after recovering an injury. United Sports will depend mainly on their Nizerian star Ranty Martins and Hassan . As Hassan is nursing his injury and Bello Razak is in Nizeria and are likely to be back in the squad before the Fedaration Cup.

The equation says that East Bengal required six points for the CFL tittle. So if they can earn three valuable points on Sunday evening then it can be said that Red and Gold arein the verge of the championship. But one must not forget that United Sports came as a barrier in front of East Bengal in the past in several occasions.

New Media and Marketing Managar appointed in SALGAOCAR SC.

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SALGAOCAR PRESS RELEASE : Salgaocar Football Club have roped in Margao based Rahul C. Rodrigues as their new Media & Marketing Manager. Rahul joins Salgaocar, coincidentally his boyhood club, from Procam International, promoters to the Goa Pro League where he overlooked their football division which included pan-India grassroots initiatives in collaboration with European giants like Manchester United FC and Celtic FC. He brings to the table rich experience of having worked closely with the sport both in India and the UK and is one of only a handful of Indians to hold an MBA in Football Industries at the University of Liverpool.

Rahul is a former footballer himself having captained St. Aloysius College (2003-2006) & Mangalore University in 2006 besides having represented the Dakshina Kannada district team several times. All matters related to marketing and media will now be handled by Rahul.

SANTOSH TROPHY 2014 : Tarun Roy has been selected as Delhi Football Team coach.

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The Delhi Soccer Association (DSA) will hold an open selection trials of Delhi State Senior football team from January Sunday to Tuesday in the morning from 7. 30 am onwards at CWG Village Sports Complex, Akashardham, The selection trials camp is being organised for players DSA 'B and 'A ' Division open clubs only.

The players selected will join the second phase of the camp starting from January 12 at the same venue and same time. The selection camp of Delhi State team is being conducted for participation in the North Zone Senior National (Santosh Trophy) championship scheduled to be held in New Delhi from January 30. Eight (8) north zone teams namely Punjab, Chandigarh, Haryana, Uttarpradesh, Uttrakhand, Himachal Pradesh besides hosts-Delhi will be participating in the competition. The participating teams have been divided in two groups of four teams each.

The winners of each group will qualify for the main round of the santosh trophy to be held in Siliguri next month. The DSA has apointed former international and National Junior team coach Tarun Roy as chief coach of the selection trials camp assisted by Sanjay Anand and Ujjal Barua as goal- keeper coach.

The DSA has constituted a selectional committee consisting of Nagendera Singh as chairman followed by Bikramjit Purkayastha as convenor, Jagdish Malhotra, Hafiz Shahid, Ashok Kumar, Bhola Nath karmakar as members.