The owners of the I-League clubs, except Pailan Arrows, are scheduled to meet next Tuesday in Mumbai in order to systematize their stand against the initiative taken by IMG-Reliance, the commercial and marketing partners of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), to come up with an IPL-style tournament in January next year.
Having played for India`s junior team in the qualifying rounds of Asian Football Confederation (AFC), city midfielder Alwyn George, adjudged as the best youngest player of the country, has now set his eyes on the senior team.
The footballers of Mohun Bagan and Pailan Arrows had plenty of unwanted company during their I-League game at Kalyani near here Sunday - poisonous snakes which roamed freely on the playground as well as near the dressing rooms.
Pailan Arrows, the developmental side of the All India Football Federation (AIFF), will look to get back to winning ways when they take on title aspirants Dempo SC in the 12th round of I-League here at the Salt Lake Stadium Saturday.
Mohun Bagan`s I-League match against Pailan Arrows, scheduled to be held on Saturday, has been deferred in view of the controversy over the green-and-maroon brigade`s walkout after half time in the derby against East Bengal.