Mohun Bagan will meet Kuwait FC in their AFC cup match on Tuesday, April 7, 2009. The match will be played in Howrah Stadium from 3 pm. Mohun Bagan lost their first two matches of AFC Cup. Coach Karim has said that he will field his full time in this match. Tomorrow, April 6th, Mohun Bagan will have their practice session at Howrah Stadium from 2 pm followed by 1 hour practice session by the team from Kuwait. At 4 pm, there will be a joint prematch press conference held with head coach and one player of both teams attending.







Meanwhile the team from Kuwait arrived today.  Al Kuwait Sports Club is a Kuwaiti professional football (soccer) club. They have won the Kuwaiti Premier League 10 times, with the most recent one coming in 2008.Al Kuwait Sport Club Kuwait Founded in the year 1960. 18000 capasity Stadium Al Kuwait Sports Club Stadium is situated in the City Kaifan of Kuwait. Below are the achievements of the club:





Kuwaiti Premier League: 1965, 1968, 1972, 1974, 1977, 1979, 2001, 2006, 2007, 2008


Kuwait Emir Cup : 1976, 1977, 1978, 1980, 1985, 1987, 1988, 2002

Kuwait Crown Prince Cup: 1994, 2003, 2008

Al Kurafi Cup: 2005


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Mohun Bagan to play next three home matches in Barasat

The 114th edition of the historic IFA Shield will most likely start from 25th August 2009 and the final will be held on 10th September, 2009. Today in a press meet at IFA Office, Secretary Mr. Utpal Ganguly said that AIFF has included IFA shield and Durand Cup in their yearly calendar. IFA is also trying to bring English Premier League Teams like Everton or Stoke City to play in the Shield. There will be either 1 foreign team if total number of teams is 8, or it may become 2 if total team participating in Shield becomes 10. Mr. Ganguly also told that from this year IFA Premier League and Super league will be merged with 17 teams total and will start in the first week of October. After 28th Feb, Kolkata Teams in the current I-League will play their rest of the home matches at Barasat Stadium.

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