lEast Bengal were surprised by their junior team on Monday as they were handed a 0-2 defeat in a practice match.
Coach Marcos Falopa rested some of the senior players. Feroz Ali and Sourav Rai were the scorers for the colts.
East Bengal may have to do without any foreigner in their opening CFL Premier Division game, on Sunday. Chidi and Uga Okpara won’t be able to play since they couldn’t complete their registration at the IFA within July 23, while Ryuji Sueoka and James Moga are yet to recover from injury. Meanwhile, ticket prices for East Bengal’s AFC Cup quarter final tie against Semen Padang have been fixed at Rs 100 (general), 150 (VIPs) and 200 (dignitaries).
Chess: National Women’s Premier meet, at the Spring Club, from 2.30pm