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.
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.
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.
Jul 29, 2019 19:07
MUMBAI: Quess East Bengal on Sunday kick-started their centenary celebrations with a torch rally at Kumartuli Park in North Kolkata, a place where the club came into existence for the first time in August 1920. Former India skipper Bhaichung Bhutia and Sukumar Samajpati, who captained the club in the early 60s, lit the torch to start the gala celebration.
Jul 13, 2019 15:07
MUMBAI: US-based e-commerce giant Amazon has made an equity investment of Rs 510 million in QDigi, an after-sales support company for electronic products.
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).
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.