NIIT has been named as new co-sponsor for Mohun Bagan This sponsorship is limited to the Sahara Calcutta Football League’2008 matches only and is worth of Rs.18Lacs. Mohunbagan officials and NIIT Authority all of them are quite eager to continue a long term relationship with each other. MB players will use their logo in their sleeves and shorts.
In a press meet today at Kolkata, Mr. Surajit Biswas of NIIT has offered every player from Sahara CFL-2008 for a free 12hours Computer Course in their Institute absolutely free. But all the players have to go through Mohunbagan’s reference. Mr. Biswas also told that "in IT-Training, Software we are the big name so we want to merge with another name which is really a big name. That is why Mohunbagan is with us today, because Mohunbagan is a giant of Indian football also."
Mr. Anjan Mitra, Hony. General Secretary of Mohunbagan A.C. told today, "every footballer has to know about computer, internet etc beside playing football. This is the first effort from us for that cause."