Atletico de Kolkata vs Mumbai City is the first game of inaugural season of Indian Super League. The biggest football ground of India, Salt Lake stadium is all set to host the first ever clash. It is scheduled to be played kick off at 7:00pm on 12th of October 2014 [according to Indian Standard Time]. Ownership partner as well as former Indian Cricket Team captain Sourav Ganguly is excited for first clash of the season & why not as his team is opening this tournament in his home town. Have a look on match preview, time with team squads and TV telecast channels of Atletico de Kolkata vs Mumbai City FC, the giant clash of ISL 2014.
Atletico de Kolkata vs Mumbai City Time, TV Telecast
Watch this match on Star Sports 3 [Hindi], Star Gold [Hindi], Star Utsav [Hindi], Star Sports 2 [English], Star Sports HD [English]. Other Channels telecast channels are Jalsha movies [Bengali], Asianet movies [Malyalam], Asianet Suvarna Plus [Kannada].
Atletico de Kolkata vs Mumbai City FC Preview & Team Squads
Atletico de Kolkata: Apoula Edel, Subhasish Roy Chowdhury, Basilio Agudo, Sylvain Monsoreau, Arnab Mondal, Biswajeet Saha, Franco, Debnath, Mohanraj, Luis Garcia, Mamunul Islam, Ofentse Nato, Jakub Podany, Cain Lobo, Lawrence, Fernandez, Rakesh Masih, Sanju Pradhan, Borja Fernandez, Jofre Mateu, Fikru Teferra, Baljit Sahni, Mohammed Rafi, Mohammed Rafique, Arnal Llibert
Mumbai City FC: Raju Gaikwad, Ilias Pollalis, Tiago, Pavel Cmovs, Ram Malik, Deepak Mondal, Syed Rahim, Asif Kottayil, Lalrindika Ralte, Nikolai Nikolaev, Rohit Mirza, Jan Stohanzl, Fredrik Ljungberg, Javi Fernandez, Lalrin Fela, Nadong, Bhutia, Subash Singh, Sushil Kumar, Nadaya, Nicolas Anelka.
The former striker of Liverpool, Anelka scored his first goal for MCFC in first match against DSK Shivajians. The match went a 6–1 victory of his side at the Cooperage Stadium. MCFC scored 5 goals in the first half with Diego Nadaya being the star of the game. He scored the opening goal in 9th minute.
The ground selected for first match will also organize the opening ceremony of Indian Super League. Ticket sales for this games are on full swing. About 80,000 spectators are expected to witness the opening game of ISL.
Before the start of new season, whole team squad had a tour of Madrid where they met players of Atletico Madrid. The team is made up of Sourav Ganguly, businessmen Harshavardhan Neotia, Sanjiv Goenka, Utsav Parekh and Atletico Madrid.