FIFA U17 WC To Show Amazing Gesture Towards Mohun Bagan


Kolkata: India’s oldest I-League club Mohun Bagan is all set to have yet another glorious feat as FIFA, the governing body of world football has decided to show a unique gesture to salute their path breaking IFA Shield triumph in 1911 against East Yorkshire Regiment, to start their ticket sales for the FIFA U17 World Cup this year.

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The parent body of world football has come up with a thoughtful way to kick-start the U-17 World Cup proceedings when they begin selling tickets for the showpiece event in India from May 16.

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In a planned tribute to Mohun Bagan’s memorable win over Yorkshire regiment on 29th July, 1911 – they have decided to begin selling tickets for the gala event at exactly 19:11 hours (7:11 PM) on Thursday in mid May.

By virtue of defeating a British team, the Mariners became the first ever side comprising solely of Indian players to beat their colonial masters.

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