KOLKATA: Mohun Bagan will be greeting the supporters with Fish Fry from eminent fish merchant of Kolkata BC Ojha and the delicious Sandesh made by Nakur Ch. Nandi. Supporter will also be given a red rose. Sitting at VYBK, the football fanatics are sure to get an experience of the supporters who were present at OLD Trafford in the farewell match of Sir Alex Ferguson. On that day, they were also given a red rose each.The Indian football fraternity has hailed Mohun Bagan’s decision to have a hospitality zone at Salt Lake stadium during the team’s I-League’s Kolkata Derby clash against East Bengal on March 28.
Officials of various clubs, players and even coaches see this as an encouraging initiative. With the ISL around, he move is sure to give an extra dimension to I league in the long course. “This is a fantastic step by Mohun Bagan. If the oldest club in India embraces the most modern means of hospitality for fans, it is great news,” said Larsing Ming Sawyan, MD of Shillong Lajong FC. “
I-League CEO Sunando Dhar is also happy with the development. “I had popped this idea when I had a meeting with the clubs in Kolkata recently. I am happy that Bagan have taken this initiative,” said Dhar. Kushal Das, general secretary of All India Football Federation, also termed it a “very positive initiative”.