HAVING SCORED FROM two brilliantly taken free-kicks, East Bengal's South Korean recruit Do Dong-hyung on Sunday said he has been idolizing Argentine star Lionel Messi and "practising" the art in "training".
EAST BENGAL claimed their record-equaling 6th straight CFL title in superb fashion when they beat arch-rivals Mohun Bagan 4-0 in the Kolkata Derby on Sunday.
LESS THAN 10 DAYS before taking on each other in the season's first Kolkata Derby, East Bengal and Mohun Bagan are looking to strengthen their squads with further signings.
The Sheikh Jamal International Tournament will be held at Dhaka in October, and it is set to feature two prominent Indian clubs : East Bengal and Mohun Bagan.
BOUNCING BACK from an upsetting draw with Aryan, East Bengal re-asserted their dominance by beating BNR 6-0. Do Dong-hyun scored a hat-trick as the Red and Golds went to the top of the table.
ARYAN HELD EAST BENGAL to a goalless draw as keeper Priyant Kumar Singh puts up a brilliant performance throughout the game, topped up with a penalty save late in the match.
A Do Dong-hyun assisted goal by Harmanjot Khabra in the 80th minute gave East Bengal the all-important winning start to their CFL campaign, while Daniel Bedemi helped Police AC get their first win.
Ahead of East Bengal's season-starter clash with Tollygunge Agragami tomorrow, coach Biswajit Bhattacharya is full of clarity, resolve and positivism.
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