East Bengal also called Red and Gold , the name is nostalgic among the bengalis saw their spirits slacken as they are caught between I-League and ISL.
While Mohun Bagan, their bitter rivals made a cut in ISL, the future of East Bengal or the Red and Gold is uncertain whether they are to follow Mohun Bagan’s steps to join ISL. From Subhash Bhowmick to Tarun Dey all emphasized that I-League and not ISL should be their main target.
While former Indian goalkeeper stressed that they must play ISL in the next session the audience wanted to see their favourite team at the top of the Indian League. While the club claims that they are negotiating with investors the destination of the red and golds are still blurred.
As 300 odd people gathered on Saturday to observe the club’s foundation day, their went back home with heavy heart for the plummeting rain. Even amongst the odds East Bengal completed their century of legacy on Saturday. Later Manoranjan said that East Bengal knows how to fight and will definitely come out of this crisis.
Amidst the pandemic situation the club hoisted it’s flag to mark their 100th Foundation Day. Sports minister Arup Biswas along with Subhash Bhowmick, Maniranjan Bhattacharya, Bhaskar Bandopadhyay and Tarun Dey were present in this auspicious occasion.
Chief Minister Mamata Bandopadhyay tweeted her greetings to the club. East Bengal better known as “Lal Holud Bahini” was founded on 1st August 1920. They won their first league title in 1942 and also won eight Federation Cups, three Super Cups, a record 29 IFA Shield titles, and a record 16 Durand Cup titles making it one of the most indomitable football team. After all they are the Lal Holud Bahini and they can never be defeated. Keep going East Bengal.