Kolkata giants Mohammedan Sporting Club, who finished second last season, have put together a squad to challenge for the Calcutta Football League – Premier Division ‘A’ title.
The Black Panthers will mainly depend on their foreign recruits with Cameroonian striker Aser Pierrick Dipanda Dicka, last seasons I-League top scorer, besides experienced Nigerians in midfielder Ogba Kalu Nnanna and defender Richard Agwu Somtochukwu being key to their success.
Defender Rana Gharami will be the captain of the team.
MOHAMMEDAN SPORTING CLUB
Shankar Roy, Harpreet Singh (LoneStar Kashmir FC), Mohammad Rashid (Chennai FC), Syed Bin Abdul Qadir (Mohammedan Sporting U-19)
Rana Gharami [Captain], Richard Agwu Somtochukwu (Southern Samity), Pranit Lama Tamang, Mobin Rai, Ankit Mukherjee (Aryan Club), Harjinder Singh (International SA, Punjab), Amit Chakraborty (George Telegraph SC), Debasish Pradhan (Rainbow AC), Priyankar Dasgupta (George Telegraph SC), Mohammed Saif Khan (SAIL Football Academy), Kamran Farooque, Muslim Molla (Mohammedan Sporting U-19)
Ogba Kalu Nnanna (Southern Samity), Sheikh Faiaz, Dipendu Dowary, Prohlad Roy (East Bengal Club), Tirthankar Sarkar (Southern Samity), Mumtaz Akhtar, Ifham Tariq Mir (LoneStar Kashmir FC), Sukhwinder Singh (International SA, Punjab), Satyam Sharma (SAIL Football Academy), Muzammil Mazhar Khan (ONGC), Amitava Ganguly (Calcutta Customs), Gagan Kalyan (Minerva Punjab FC), Lironthung Lotha (Mohun Bagan-SAIL Football Academy), Kethozhapu Meru (Nagaland)
Aser Pierrick Dipanda Dicka (Shillong Lajong FC), Manandeep Singh (Minerva Punjab FC), Manvir Singh, Jiten Murmu (East Bengal Club), Dipendu Biswas, Aamir Hussain, Akif Javaid (LoneStar Kashmir FC)
Biswajit Bhattacharya (Head Coach)