Calcutta Football League: Shankarlal Chakraborti to manage Mohun Bagan

The Green and Maroon have decided to hand over the reins of the first team to the assistant coach for the Calcutta League…

Mohun Bagan’s Executive Committee have decided to let Shankarlal Chakraborti manage the club in the next edition of the Calcutta Football League (CFL). Meanwhile, Sanjoy Sen would take charge for what will be the final edition of the I-League next year.

The Mariners shall also field a team of youngsters in the CFL as they want to use the tournament as a means to unearth local talent.

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They went on to claim that this season Bagan wouldn’t play ‘exhibition’ games against the likes of East Bengal and Mohammedan Sporting in the CFL as the Indian Football Association (IFA), which serves as the state governing for football in West Bengal, haven’t shared revenues from gate receipts and television rights.