Dunga pitted against Higueta in former players` friendly

Kolkata: Soccer lovers here will witness former World Cup winning Brazilian captain Dunga against Columbia`s colourful goalie Rene Higueta during a match on December 8 that will witness a lot of international greats.

West Bengal Sports Minister Madan Mitra announced today that the foreign squad named as `Brazil Master Players` would include World Cup winning players like Dunga, Roberto Carlos, Edmilson, Viola, Juninho,Cezar, Aldair and others.

The match would be held at the Yuva Bharati Krirangan on December 8.

The IFA All Star team would have Higueta under the bar but the other footballers are yet to be selected.

Former Internationals Manoranjan Bhattacharya, Gautam Sarkar, Subrata Bhattacharya, Prasun Banerjee and Manas Bhattacharya would select the players of the IFA All Star.

The match is being organised by a sports management group in collaboration with West Bengal Government and Indian Football Association (IFA).