Mohun Bagan most likely to settle on Rabindra Sarobar for Qualification Matches despite AFC's objection

Girish Das  |  Mohun Bagan  |  2 Years Ago

Courtesy poor management, Mohun Bagan will have to face trouble from AFC after the Mariners have failed to find an accredited Stadium to play the second leg of their Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Cup Preliminary Round. According to sources, Mohun Bagan are rounded back to finalize Rabindra Sarobar Stadium as their temporary home for AFC qualification matches, despite AFC’s objection on the stadium standards last year around.

AFC have agreed to send an inspection team to the venue on 27th January.


The club initially routed to the Salt Lake stadium and later added Rabindra Sarobar into contention, after the former one being acknowledged to be unavailable due to renovation work.


This situation isn’t new for the Mariners as they landed into the same situation last year, for which they had to relocate their home games to Guwahati, following AFC’s refusal to agree on RS. According to, the likes of Balewadi Stadium in Pune and the Kanteerava Stadium in Bengaluru were also in contention for hosting the match on 7th February. But the delay in the decision making process by the officials meant that the venues have already been booked. 


Mohun Bagan nevertheless are soaring high in the National League with all points in from the first four matches and looking to nail their preliminary qualification matches starting from 7th February.


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