SPORTS | Former football stars to take part in All India Veterans Football tournament in Guwahati
Guwahati Oct 23,2017: A veterans XI team comprising of players from Kolkata football clubs-East Bengal, Mohun Bagan and Mohammedan Sporting Club will take part in the All India Veterans Football tournament scheduled to be held in Guwahati from November 2, 2017.
Altogether 12 teams from different parts of India and Bhutan are slated to participate in this tournament.
A Kolkata based veteran's team-Uniited Veterans Kolkata featuring some of the prominent names of yesteryear players who represented footballing giants like Mohun Bagan,East Bengal and Mohammedan Sporting will face Delhi veterans XI,Bhutan XI,Nagaland FC,defending champions Manipur Veterans XI,Kokrajhar Football FC,Shillong Friends United,Silchar FC,Duliajan FC,Narengi FC,Maharana Club and host United Brothers Club.
Some of the key former footballers who will take part in the tournament are Hossain Mustafi,Sandip Ghosh,Sabir Ali and Amar Ganguly among others who had represented Mohun Bagan.Aloke Dey,Debkumar and Surya Bikash former players of East Bengal.
The 12 teams have been categorized in four groups and the final of the tournament will be played on November 5,2017.
TNT news with inputs from Times of India