Kolkata, December 17: Mohammedan Sporting Club will be gunning to bounce back to the winning ways when they face Sports Authority of India (SAI) East Zone in the ongoing U-18 I-League 2017/18 on Monday.
The Young Panthers has began their Kolkata Zonal Round campaign with a 2-1 victory over ATK, before playing out a 1-1 draw with Mohun Bagan last week.
However, Mohammedan SC U-18 Manager Zaheer Abbas Hamza, who took his charges through their paces in a pre-match training session on Sunday morning, is hopeful that his team would produce a spirited performance against SAI and bring home full three points at stake.
The The Young Panthers are presently in third position on the league standings, having collected 4 points from 2 matches and a win over league leaders SAI, who are on 9 points from 3 matches, would boost their confidence massively for the remainder of the competition.
The match will likely be won in midfield, and area that is always keenly contested in encounters between these two sides, and the men that could influence proceedings are Sovan Sen and Arpon Mali for Mohammedan SC.
The match at SAI Sports Complex in Saltlake will kick off at 2:00 PM on Monday.