Mariners Under 12 team lost its match in prequarter finals but defeated England 2-1 and is now fighting for 9th to 12th position in the Danone Cup held in Paris. Yesterday Mohun Bagan had won 3 matches and lost 1 match. This is indeed a great achievement and credit should be given to coach Amiya Ghosh. Mohun Bagan Under 12 team today lost its prequarter finals against Czech Republic in tie breakers 3-2, the full time score was 1-1. In the next match for ranking, India defeated England 2-1 and will play tomorrow against South Africa for 9th to 12th position match. If India wins against South Africa, they will then play winner of Japan and Turkey. If Mohun Bagan wins both match, they will finish 9th and if they lose both match they will finish 12th.
Yesterday, Mohun Bagan under 12 team defeated Poland 4-2 via tie breaker, the match was leveled 1-1 in full time. In next match Mohun Bagan defeated Saudi Arabia 2-1. However, in the 3rd match they went down to mighty world champions Italy 2-0. In last match, Mariners colts defeated Spain 1-0 to enter prequarter finals. Anubrata Maity had scored in all the matches. Goalkeeper Saikat Das saved one penalty during Poland match and also saved one in tie breaker.
India finished 2nd with 9 points from 3 matches.