Mohun Bagan arrived at Cuttack today morning and they started practice at local police ground in the after-noon session. Edeh Chidi the injured striker of Mariners had a gym session but he still is not feeling well as per fitness is concerned. He will miss the first match and may miss the second match too. Coach Stanley Rozario doesn’t want to take any risk.
Meanwhile Mohun Bagan team management decided that Diamondstar will play as a defensive blocker at the midfield. If Mohun Bagan shines in Federation Cup Diamondstar has to play well. Coach Stanley Rozario told that their upfornt is best of all but the team has to defend its goal, otherwise it will be so tough to do better in the tournament.
Meanwhile Lajong FC team also arrived in the city at night, they will meet Mohun Bagan in the first match Group D on 22nd September, Wednesday.
The Chairman of Federation Cup Akrur Dutta announced that Champion Team will get prize money of Rs. 12,00,000 and Runners will get Rs. 7,00,000 prize money as well.