Mohammedan Sporting have opted against playing in the second division I-League and the club has also pulled out of Durand Cup football tournament, beginning October 28, apparently due to financial crisis.
Defending champions East Bengal began their Calcutta Football League Premier Division campaign with a 3-1 win over George Telegraph at their home ground on Saturday.
The Kolkata football association revised the format local league for the Premier Division clubs, handing the big three I-League clubs a direct entry into the championship leg.
Fresh from their Durand Cup triumph, Chirag United suffered a blow on Wednesay as they were stunned by George Telegraph 0-1.
Subair Muritala Ali fired a hat-trick as defending champions Mohun Bagan thrashed Mohammadan AC 3-1 in their Calcutta Football League Premier Division encounter here on Wednesday
Day in Pics: 25th December
Showbiz World - December 25, 2014
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