Xtra Time Web Desk: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is set to visit Mohun Bagan club on Monday to congratulate the Indian Super League (ISL) 2022-23 champions. The coveted ISL trophy will also be brought to the century-old club, giving Mariners fans the opportunity to catch a glimpse of it.
ATK Mohun Bagan, the ISL champions, were received with a warm welcome as they landed at the Kolkata airport on Sunday afternoon. Throngs of fans gathered at the airport, shouting and celebrating with ATK Mohun Bagan flags, and some wearing the club’s jerseys. The team defeated Bengaluru FC 4-3 on penalties in the final on Saturday, after both teams were level on two goals apiece at the end of extra time.
The fans, overjoyed at the team’s first-ever trophy in the tournament, accompanied the team bus, shouting slogans as it ferried through traffic. With drums and a band party playing, thousands of people greeted the players and cheered them as the team came out of the airport around 12:45 pm. Between the airport gate and the team bus, the followers hugged and congratulated the players, expressing their deep admiration and respect for the team.
The visit of Mamata Banerjee to Mohun Bagan club on Monday, to congratulate the ISL champions, is a fantastic opportunity for the team and its fans to come together to celebrate this historic achievement. The warm welcome that the team received at the airport is a testament to the passion and support that the fans have for ATK Mohun Bagan, and it demonstrates the incredible bond that exists between the team and its followers.