With legendary club Mohun Bagan now turning into ATK Mohun Bagan to ply its trade in the Indian Super League (ISL), soccer supporters in the place seem to be wanting their cross-town rivals East Bengal to reignite their rivalry in a new avatar entirely.
Parth Jindal, director of JSW Sports, recently tweeted about wanting to see EB in the ISL and that established the rumour mills functioning throughout the region.
Bengaluru FC CEO puts rumours to relaxation
His article go through: “Appear on East Bengal FC, come in to the Indian Super League now currently – your the only matter lacking from the league now. (sic)”
But just before additional these rumours begun to do the rounds, Bengaluru FC CEO Mandar Tamhane has uncovered that JSW isn’t wanting to commit in the iconic club to carry it into the ISL. But he insisted that they would like to see East Bengal in the ISL to improve the rivalry among top rated groups in the league.
“We are surely not investing in East Bengal and we would undoubtedly not like to spend in East Bengal,” Tamhane told reporters through Zoom on Monday.
“What we would like is if they could be a aspect of Indian Super League, we would be much more than satisfied mainly because that would enhance the variety of a rivalry involving the clubs that are concerned.
“But that completely relies upon on them and not on us. So we will unquestionably will not likely be investing in them,” he additional.
Tamhane made these revelations on the sidelines of announcement of a scholarship program commenced by The Athletics University, in affiliation with Bengaluru FC.
The scholarships, covering each sports activities and academics, will be made available to pupils in the U-13, U-15, and U-18 age groups.
“Our association with The Sporting activities School has enabled us to see a great deal a lot more kids who have opportunity in the sport, and this scholarship application is just one of our most important initiatives as a club,” Tamhane reported.
“Our aim has normally been to ensure that players who can make it to the top rated are presented a distinct pathway to do so.”