Southern Samity

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Southern Samity
Southern Samity.jpg
Full name Southern Samity
Founded 1945
Ground Salt Lake Stadium
Ground Capacity 120,000
Owner Frontlink International
Manager Subrata Bhattacharya[1]
League I-League 2nd Division
2011 I-League 2nd Division, 8th
Current season

Southern Samity is an I-League 2nd Division club based out of Kolkata.[2] It was established in the year 1945.[3] During that time, apart from sports they are also involved in various cultural activities.


In 1959 the club got their affiliation from the IFA. But the club got their footstep in football from the year 2007-2008 onwards, when Frontlink International took charge of the clubs Football department. In the year 2008-2009 they became the champions in the Calcutta Football League in the 2nd Division and were promoted to the Calcutta Premier Division.