KOLKATA: Life after the exit of Quess Corp is proving not quite so simple for Kolkata football giants East Bengal FC, which has to inform about the club's status and change of ownership structure to the All India Football Federation (AIFF) by the middle of July and subsequently clear AFC's club licensing criteria.
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Jun 01, 2020 20:06
KOLKATA: Fairfax-backed Quess Corp, India’s largest private employer, Sunday officially ended its "troubled from day one" engagement as principle investor in Kolkata's storied football club East Bengal FC.
Apr 23, 2020 18:04
MUMBAI: Football Sports Development Limited (FSDL), organisers and commercial rights holders of the Indian Super League had a (virtual one would assume) meeting on Wednesday to discuss the expansion of the ISL to a 12-team league in the 2020-2021 season, a media platform reported Wednesday.
Feb 14, 2020 17:02
BHUBANESWAR: Rohan Sharma, owner of Indian Super League franchise Odisha FC, on Thursday dismissed speculation of a possible tie-up / takeover of Kolkata's East Bengal on the lines of what the RPSG Group, principal owner of ISL club ATK, had done recently with the acquisition of the country’s oldest club, Mohun Bagan.
Feb 05, 2020 19:02
KOLKATA: Manchester United have agreed to play city soccer giants East Bengal in a pre-season friendly, but the hefty appearance fee the English Premier League giants command is proving a major stumbling block, the I-League side's executive committee member Debabrata Sarkar told IANS.
Dec 19, 2019 18:12
NEW DELHI: The upcoming Hero I-League derby between Mohun Bagan and East Bengal in Kolkata was on Wednesday postponed after organisers failed to get "security assurances" from the state police for an expected full house.
Nov 29, 2019 21:11
MUMBAI: An earlier report that storied Kolkata football club East Bengal, which is currently in its centenary year, will conclude its year-long celebrations with a game against English Premier League giants Manchester United next July, has gained further traction.
Apr 30, 2019 16:04
MUMBAI: Differences notwithstanding, there is one area that Ajit Issac, the (relatively) new majority owner of storied Kolkata club East Bengal, will be fully aligned with Football Sports Development Ltd, the commercial partners of the All India Football Federation. Which is the view that the bane of the legacy football clubs are its entrenched "legacy" officials.
Aug 08, 2018 09:08
BENGALURU: Quess Corp Limited, the leading business services provider that recently took a controlling 70% stake in East Bengal FC for Rs 100 million, has appointed Sanjit Sen as chief executive of the storied football club. The appointment comes after the recent investor agreement between EBFC & Quess Corp to form the new entity, Quess East Bengal FC (QEBFC).
Aug 01, 2018 16:08
NEW DELHI: The chances of either of the two Kolkata giants playing in the Indian Super League (ISL) this season is "next to nothing", a senior All India Football Federation (AIFF) has told Telegraph India.
Jul 12, 2018 18:07
KOLKATA: Quess Corp, the new controlling stakeholder of East Bengal FC, has made its first big move since taking charge at the the Kolkata football giants. Costa Rican defender Johnny Acosta Zamora, who donned his national colours in the group stage of the ongoing FIFA World Cup in Russia, has signed for East Bengal FC for the upcoming I-League season.