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July 29, 2003

After East Bengal won the ASEAN Club football championship on Saturday, July 26, Mohun Bagan General Secretary Anjan Mitra said he would have been happier had all the members of the team been Indians.

Do you think the presence of Brazilian medio Douglas da Silva, defender Suley Musah of Ghana and Nigerian striker Mike Okoro gave East Bengal the winning edge?

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Number of User Comments: 40

Sub: Appreciate or else shut up!!

The point doesn't arise because its club football. All the clubs in the world do the same. Secondly, till the final only two foreigners played ...

Posted by Pinaki

Sub: Absolutely..If thats what it takes to promote the game.

I think we should do what ever it takes to promote the game of Football, even if it means importing foreign players. Take the Japanese ...

Posted by Kumar Menon

Sub: Foreign Players !!

It is stupid of those people who are saying that does not clubs like Real Madrid and Manchester United have foriegn players ? My dear ...

Posted by Jisnu Basu

Sub: Foreign players in EB

People are talking of foreign players taking EB to the ASEAN title- This is the attitude which has been pulling Indian Football back!!! These are ...

Posted by Mainak

Sub: foreign players

well, foreign players have been playing in india since the times of cheema okeri. that was a decade ago. well, instead of splitting hair as ...

Posted by suresh



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