Black Panthers upbeat ahead of Independence Cup opener

NAGAON, ASSAM: Mohammedan Sporting Club has reached Nagaon, Assam to play the 70th All India Independence Cup on Friday (October 5, 2018) afternoon.

Although Mohammedan Sporting coach Raghunath Nandi is looking to use this tournament as a platform to try out some new players before the forthcoming 2018/19 2nd Division League, the veteran tactician firmly set his sights on winning the title.

“Here at Mohammedan Sporting Club our aim is to win every tournament where we participate but we also need to remind this is almost a new squad. We have brought some new players and still need to assess them. However, like always my team is going for the win tomorrow,” he said.

Black Panthers would open their campaign in the 70th All India Independence Cup against Karbi Anglong Morning Star Club on Saturday (October 6, 2018) at the Nurul Amin Stadium, kick-off 4:30 pm.

List of Players:

GOALKEEPERS: Priyant Singh, Moniruzzaman Ansari, Sourav Chakraborty.

DEFENDERS: Ainish Zamadar, Prosenjit Paul, Kamran Farooque, Seydou Maddy, Debasish Pradhan, Firoz Ali, Snehasish Dutta.

MIDFIELDERS: Rakesh Karmakar, Rinku Kumar Shaw, Sumit Ghosh, Prosenjit Chakraborty, Laltu Hembram, Charles Atcha, Satyam Sharma, Ayan Roy Chowdhury.

FORWARDS: Philip Adjah, Mohammad Amirul, Sujit Soren, David Asamoah.

Coach: Raghunath Nandi
Manager: Belal Ahmed Khan

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