30.03.2011: Joydip Dasgupta, KFC | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE
Southern Samity established in the year 1945. During that time apart from sports they are also involved in various cultural activities. In 1959 the club get their affiliation from the IFA. In the 1st year Southern Samity was declared champion in the Bengal Soccer League.
But the club get their footstep in football from the year 2007-2008 onwards, when Frontlink International took charge of the club’s Football department. In the year 2008-2009 they became the champions in the Calcutta Football league in 1st Division B Group and were promoted in the 1st Division A Group.
In 2009-2010 they were the champions in the 1st Division Group A and were promoted to the Premier Division of the Calcutta Football league. This year they will going to participate in the B Division of the I League, and they are very positive for a good result in the tournament. At present they have selected a team of 28 footballers for I League, among them Edmilson, Chandan Das, Sasthi Duley, Manas Das, Anand Bhasan, Gurprit Singh, Bolaji are very prominent figure in the Indian Football scenario.
The team is coached by Carlos Perera who had an experience in coaching the clubs like East Bengal, Mohan Bagan and Churchill Brothers. In this year (2010-2011) Southern Samity were the Runners up in Darjeeling Gold Cup and in the All India ONGC Gold Cup.
The club has a member base of almost 3500 members in India and abroad. They have their Fan clubs in the areas like Rajarhat, Kasba, Garia, Tollygunj, Dhakuria and in Prince Anwar Shah Road. The main sponsor of the club is The Five Star Group and Frontlink International.
Southern Samity has also set up some Football School for the supply of the footballers in the near future. In 4th August 2010, they have started their first such School with the tribal boys in Anara. At present Mr. Philip-D-Rider is working with the two groups (17-19 yrs and 11-14 yrs) in their Budge Budge School. They are planning to set up more such School in future.
Goal : Amit Sinha Roy,Pranay Roy,Binod Mullick
Defence : Rajib Ahmed, Manas Das, Gurprit Singh, Madhab Das, AnandVasan, Bolaji Majek, Kartik Chatterjee, Rahul Bhattacharjee, Ekramul Mullick
Midfield : Sumi PT, Chandan Das, Sasthi Duley, Debayan Saha, Himan Singh, Jamir Ali Mondal, Micheal Tayo, Arindam Das, Suman Dutta
Forward : Edmilson Marcos (C), Franchis Xevier, Pradip Nag, Tushim, Shek Saroyar Ali, Mohesh Sarkar, Dipak Sharma
Chief Coach : Carlos Pereira Da silva ( Brazil)
FIXTURES in 2nd DIVN I-League ( Guwahati)
02/4/11: Southern Samilty VS Simla Youngs
04/4/11: Gauhati Town Club VS Southern Samity
06/04/11: United Sikkim VS Southern Samity
08/04/11: NISA VS Southern Samity
10/04/11: Southern Samity VS Langsing SC
12/04/11: Southern Samity VS Golden Threads
India Sr. National Team
India will lock their horns with United Arab Emirates in Round 2 (UAE) of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil, Asian Qualifiers ( Round 2)
23.7.2011 : India Vs UAE ( Away)
2012 Olympic Football Tournament London, Asian Qualifiers ( Round 2)
19.6.2011 : India Vs ? ( Away)
India U-19 National Team for AFC U-19 Championship 2012, Qualifiers ( Group - C)
Match Day 1 – India V/S Turkmenistan
The top two teams from four groups in West Asia and the 3rd placed best team amongst all the groups qualify.
India U-16 National Team for AFC U-16 Championship 2012, Qualifiers ( Group - C)
Match Day 1 – India V/S Kyrgyzstan
The top two teams from four groups in West Asia and the third placed best team from the group qualify to the next stage.
29.03.2011: Joydip Dasgupta, KFC | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE
Aryan Club - One of the oldest football clubs of India has been selected to play in the 2nd division of I League. The club was founded in the year by Umesh Chandra Mazumder, popularly known as SIR Dukhiram Mazumder. Nalin Bihari Mitra from Bagbajar Bosepara was selected as first club secretary.
Aryan produced Chone Majumder, Samadsaheb from Purnia, Karuna Bhattacharya Surjo Chakraborty, Fakir Shil, purna das, balai Chatterjee, Haran Saha, Shute Banerjee, Kamal Vattacharya, Sushil Bose, P.K. Banerjee, Goutam Sarkar, Prasun Banerjee, Sudhir Karmakar, Shivaji Banerjee, Biswajit Bhattacharya, Sisir Ghosh and so many Indian National footballers once.
In 1914 under the leadership of Mr. J. M. Bagchi Aryan club had been permitted to play in the IFA 2nd division football league. Same time Mohunbagan also played in the second division football. Aryan’s performance was so good that after two years the club was permitted to play in the first division.
In this year Aryan Club has ranked 3rd position in Kolkata Premier Football League organised by IFA being an unbeaten performance and also participated in IFA Shield 2011.
They have a reasonably good record in the Indian Football but for the first time they have been selected for the I League. This year they have been coached by an experienced and successful coach Mr. Raghu Nandy who had made a record for them and awared the best coach of Kolkata Premier League 2010-11 by kolkata TV channel.
The team is basically made up with some promising youths like Saurav Chakraborty, Mohan Sarkar, Shenhasis Dutta, Subho Kumar, Avinabha Bag. Who are responsible for wining gold in the national games football at Ranchi.
The Club is being sponsored by the Techno India Group for last three years. Aryan Coach Mr. Raghu Nandy is optimistic for a reasonable good result in the I League. Aryan will play in Madurai in Group 'C'
Round 1: 31/03/11: Eagles FC VS Aryan
Round 2: 05/04/11: Aryan VS PIFA
Round 4 : 08/04/11: Aryan VS Chandni FC
Round 5 : 11/04/11: Aryan VS BEML
Round 6 : 15/04/11: Vasco VS Aryan
Round 7 : 17/04/11: Royal Wahingdoh VS Aryan
Goalkeepers :- Cheeradip Chatterjee, Shibram Dey, Jhantu Mondal, Rana Chakrabarty.
Defenders : Souvik Guha, Mohan Sarkar, Sukalpa Mondal, Raju Koley, Avik Guha, Avinabo Bag, Shyam Mondal, Paban Das, Subhankar Nag, Sourav Chakravarty, Santu Das, Luis Ebami.
Midfilders: Snehasish Dutta, Bulu Jigdung, Thoiba Singh, Shubo Kumar, Phul Chand Hembram, Surajit Roy, Manik Barman, Gopal Debnath, Sirajul Mistri, Sayantan Das Roy, Anjan Dey.
Forwards :- Baba Tunde, Stanley, Amit Das, Pankaj Moula.
STAY with us to watch the overviews of an another Kolkata Team : Southern Samity
29.03.2011: Joydeep Dasgupta, KFC | www.kolkatafootball.com HOME PAGE
In the history of Indian football from past to present, Bengal as well as Kolkata introduced so many famous Goalkeepers like Manilal Ghatak, Sanat Sett, Tarun Bose, Bhaskar Ganguly, Tanumoy Bose, Atanu Bhattacharyya, Sibaji Banerjee, Hemonto Dora, Sandip Nandy, Sangram Mukherjee and many others who had a major role in National and International Football level.
The current example is Subrata Pal, the India Sr. National team custodian and a goalkeeper of I-League team Pune FC also hails from Bengal or kolkata. Like them an another promising Bengali Goalkeeper who have a dream to play for the country in near future is growing up. Pronoy Roy, born in a Delhi based Bengali Football family and brought up at Bengali colony Chittaranjan Park of Delhi. Pronoy's Father Tarun Roy was a Footballer who played in Indian Sr.National Football team for few years. Currently Tarun Roy has been selected the coach of U-13 Indian Football Team.
Pronoy who was a student of Don Bosco School Delhi and a Graduate of IGNOU Delhi at present is playing as a Goalkeeper of Kolkata based Football Team Southern Samity which is playing in IFA organized Sahara CFL Premier League. Other than Aryan Club, Mohammedan sporting, Southern Samity alos is going to participate in the 2nd Division of I League 2011.
Pranoy started his football training in the DDA Football Academy in New Delhi under Mr. Jasmir Singh in the year 2004. From DDA Football Academy he was called by the SAF centre of Excellency for the Indian Junior Football Team where he showed his ability to become a good goalkeeper.
Pronoy, the fan of MARY MAGDALAN's music played for Kolkata Giant Mohammedan Sporting Club in the year 2007-2008. Where he played some eye-catching matches for Mohammedan SC and in the next year he played for a 2nd Division I League Team in Delhi Amity International. Before joining in Kolkata based team Southern Samity . 22 years old Pronoy played for the Salgaocar Sports Club of Goa.
Pranay likes the goalkeeping of Subrata Paul and wanted to be a successful goalkeeper like him. Though his idol is Dutch international keeper Edwin van der Sar. He knows that he has to develop a lot and he is keen to do so and want to become a good goal keeper in the Indian football. With his excellent performances as keeper of Southern Samity able to beat East Bengal, Shandong Luneng of China in IFA shiled 2011.
Brazilian coach Carlos Pereira's keeper Pronoy is very much confident about his team's success in coming 2nd Division I-League to be started on 2nd April at Guwahati. Pronoy thinks that his team will get promotion in next year's 1st division I-League as a champion of 2nd Divn I-League.