Mohun Bagan, East Bengal, Mohammedan Sporting find support; IFA says 'Big Three' should be respected
Snubbed by the Indian Super League, the 'Big Three' heritage clubs got a strong representation from the West Bengal governing body IFA in a meeting with a the FIFA-AFC team.
City football giants East Bengal and Mohun Bagan on Saturday confirmed their participation in the all stakeholders meeting at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) headquarters in Kuala Lumpur on 7 June.
It is understood that both East Bengal and Mohun Bagan will boycott the AFC meeting if the AIFF president Praful Patel turns down the proposal for another meeting.
The comments, made by IFA secretary Utpal Ganguli, come on the eve of Mohun Bagan and East Bengal's meeting with the AIFF in Mumbai.