Latest addition of Durand Cup is all set to begin today as rivals Mohammedan SC and Mohan Bagan are set to lock horns. Both teams didn’t had best of the season last season. Mohammaden failed to reach final round of I League 2nd Division. On the other hand, Mohan Bagan wasn’t able to finish in top 3 in I League.
Both the teams had a busy transfer window. After appointing Kibu Vicuna as head coach, they signed 4 Spanish players whereas Mohammedan managed to sign 2 new foreign players who were playing in I League last season.
Following are the squads of Mohan Bagan AC and Mohammedan SCfor Durand Cup.
Mohun Bagan AC
GOALKEEPERS – Sankar Roy, Debjit Majumder, Shilton Paul, Dibyendu Sarkar.
DEFENDERS – Ashutosh Mehta, Sukhdev Singh, Gurjinder Kumar, Koushik Sarkar, Lalramchullova, Arijit Bagui, Bikramjit Singh, Dhanachandra Singh (Captain), Lalchhawnkima.
MIDFIELDERS – Fran Morante, Imran Khan, Joseba Beitia, Alexander Romario Jesuraj, Britto PM, Nongdamba Naorem, Shilton D’Silva, Lalramzauva Khiangte, SK Sahil, Babun Das, Sheikh Faiaz, Kiyan Nassiri, Surabuddin Mollick.
FORWARDS – Salva Chamorro, Suhair VP, Deep Saha, Azharuddin Mallick, Subha Ghosh, Fran González.
HEAD COACH – Kibu Vicuna
GOALKEEPERS – Moniruzzaman Ansari, Subham Roy, Subhranil Bose.
DEFENDERS – Asif Ali Molla, Kamran Farooque (Captain), Kareem Omolaja Nurain, Sujit Sadhu, Balwinder Singh, Hira Mondal.
MIDFIELDERS – Tirthankar Sarkar, Satyam Sharma, Musa Mudde, Safiul Rahman, Indrajit Das, Firoj Ali, Vanlalbiaa Chhangte, Sovan Sen, Prosenjit Chakraborty.
FORWARDS – Samsad Ali, Mohammad Amirul, Amir Hossain, Desmos Arthur Kouassi.
HEAD COACH – Subrata Bhattacharya.