West Bengal Sports minister Madan Mitra today inaugurated the West Bengal State Football Academy, the first of its kind facility set up by a state government in India.
The football fraternity hailed AIFF`s decision to revoke ban on Mohun Bagan as hundreds of fans gathered outside the club tent today to celebrate the verdict.
Dutch football great Rudd Gullit was impressed with the infrastructure here and said the exhibition match between his `Super Star XI` and Sikkim United will inspire kids in the state to take up the sport professionally.
Soccer greats of yesteryears like Ruud Gullit and Carlos Valderrama will be playing an exhibition match here against a side led by Bhaichung Bhutia on Sunday.
Technical advisor of Tata
Football Academy (TFA) and ace footballer Shyam Thapa quit the
academy today saying he did not have much work to do.
Day in Pics: 27th November
Showbiz World - November 27, 2014