Gharami to lead Mohammedan Sporting in CFL campaign
Bengal's Santosh Trophy winning captain Rana Gharami will lead city football giants Mohammedan Sporting Club in the Calcutta Football League (CFL) this season, the club announced here on Thursday.
Gharami, Mohammedan Sporting's defensive backbone, rode on his stellar performances for the club to earn a Bengal call up and subsequently led the side that clinched the Santosh Trophy in February.
The 25-year old later received a contract extension which ties the player down to the club till the end of CFL 2017-18.
Mohammedan SC play their first CFL game on August 11. Meanwhile, the club named former India international Dipendu Biswas as chairman of a football committee which will look into development of the game.
The club will have eight of Bengal's Santosh Trophy winning players alongwith three foreigners in Cameroonian Dipanda Dicka, Nigerians Kalu Ogba and Richard Richard Agwu.