Mohun bagan reached Shillong in a 4-hour car ride yesterday. Bagan got down at the Guwahati airport but the players were unhappy to see the condition of the bus that was supposed to pick up. Officials arranged for 4 cars and the players reached the Shillong Hotel after a four and half hour of ride.
There was a press conference in Shillong on 3rd October 2012 by the local organising committee – that included the Meghalaya Football Association (MFA) and Shillong Lajong FC.
The committee announced that the stadium has been cleaned and the tickets will be on sale from today, 4th October 2012. The prices will be Rs. 100 (open gallery), Rs. 250 (covered gallery) and Rs. 300 (VIP gallery with chairs). Tickets will be available at Shillong Sports Association (SSA) counters, Polo ground, Aircel Coco near Tata Indicom, Police Bazar, Sport Spirit, MUDA Complex, Meba Stationery, Jingkieng, DJ Stall, Mawngap, Kit Enterprise, Rynjah, Sport Centre, Polo, Orion, Mawlai Nonglum and Sunny Auto Parts, Ummulong. Aircel might explore the idea of selling tickets online.
Team mohun Bagan did not appear for the practice session on wednesday and will have practice on 4th and 5th October afternoons. Santosh Kashyap mentioned that he is relieved that both his key players Odafa and Tolgay have recovered from injury.
The match is set to take place at the JN Sports Complex at 2:45 PM.