Mohun Bagan coach Sanjoy Sen unwilling to praise ISL teams

Mohun Bagan team in a practice session. Pic Courtesy: XtraTime

Mohun Bagan team in a practice session.
Pic Courtesy: XtraTime

Kolkata: Kolkata giant Mohun Bagan continues their ongoing preparation for the I-League in full vigor as the Green and Maroon brigade are all set to face ISL teams FC Pune City and FC Goa on November 6 and 9 respectively, while the team will fly away from the city on November 4.

Bagan gaffer Sanjoy Sen who after his operation has taken the team in his hands said, ” 40-50% team is ready. The rest will have to taken care off”.  On being asked about facing ISL teams, Sen said ” Winning or losing is not a factor. Moreover I have watched ISL and the standard of the teams playing ISL are not too high”


However Bagan skipper Sony Norde said, “The ISL teams are ahead of teams playing the I-League. The foreigners are better there”. However Sony too believes that the Mariners have a good foreigner recruitment despite the fact that the team coordination needs to be improved.

Last season’s highest scorer Dipanda Dicka who scored 11 goals from 17 matches and 11 goals in 9 games in the CFL thinks that scoring hattrick or becoming the highest scorer is not the primary objective. The main aim is Mohun Bagan to win the I-League.

After the appointment of Sen, Mohun Bagan has seen a rise in young players getting chance in the team and the same would be expected in the upcoming season.

On the other hand Yuta Kinowaki is all ready to face Katsumi Yusa in the derby.

Related News


Breaking News:
  • 2018 FIFA WC: Deschamps France creates history, lifts the trophy with pride     Losing the wicket of Kohli in the middle was turning point, says Chahal     2018 FIFA WC: Belgium ease past England 2-0, claims the third spot     I am enjoying English conditions now: Kuldeep Yadav     1st ODI: Kuldeep’s sensational bowling, Rohit’s ton give India an emphatic win over England     2018 FIFA WC: Umtiti the hero, France beat Belgium 1-0 to reach the final     Ronaldo agrees for his sensational move to Juventus from Real Madrid     One of the best performances in T20I format, says Hardik Pandya     Rohit Sharma’s brilliant ton hand India a historic T20I series win over England     2018 FIFA WC: Croatia beat the hosts Russia in a thrilling penalty shoot-out to reach the semis