Football in Kolkata Current Affairs, GK & News

Keshav Dutt chosen for 2019 Mohun Bagan Ratna

Two-time Olympic gold medal winning Hockey Player Keshav Dutt and former India Football Captain Prasun Banerjee has been chosen for 2019 Mohun Bagan Ratna. This is the first time that the club is conferring the award on a sportsperson from a discipline other than football. Dutt (93) was part of the team that won gold ..

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Services football team wins 2019 Santosh Trophy

In Football, the Services lifted the 2019 Santosh Trophy by defeating Punjab 1-nil in the final at the Guru Nanak Stadium in Ludhiana on 21st April. In the first half, both the teams were goal-less. In the second half, Services scored the lone goal and held on till the final whistle. With this victory, the ..

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Pradip Choudhury conferred with 2018 Mohun Bagan Ratna

Pradip Choudhury, who formed the central defensive pair with Subroto Bhattacharya when Mohun Bagan took on Pele’s Cosmos team in 1977, has been conferred the Mohun Bagan Ratna 2018 at the annual day of the 129-year-old club on July 29. On the occasion of Mohun Bagan Day 2018, Shilton Paul was given the Best Footballer ..

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Kerala football team wins 72nd edition of Santosh Trophy Football tournament 2018

The Kerala football team has won the 72nd edition of Santosh Trophy Football tournament 2018 by defeating West Bengal in the final by 4-2 via penalties at the Salt Lake Stadium in Kolkata on April 1. It is their sixth Santosh Trophy Football title. The Kerala team is led by Rahul Raj in the 2018-19 ..

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India s first ever international FIFA sanctioned Football Match at YBK

Recently, the name of Yuba Bharati Krirangan (YBK) (Salt Lake Stadium) of Kolkata was etched in the history as the ground hoested India s first ever international FIFA sanctioned friendly. The one lakh capacity stadium, which went through a major facelift for the historical tie between Argentina and Venezuela on September two, witnessed to be ..

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