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ATK Mohun Bagan
ATK Mohun Bagan FC logo.svg
Full nameATK Mohun Bagan Football Club
Nickname(s)Mariners, Green and Maroon Brigade
Short nameATKMB
Founded
  • August 15, 1889; 133 years ago (1889-08-15) (Mohun Bagan AC founded)
  • 7 May 2014; 8 years ago (2014-05-07) (ATK FC was founded as Atlético de Kolkata)
  • July 10, 2020; 2 years ago (2020-07-10) (ATK FC merged its brand with the football section of Mohun Bagan AC to form ATK Mohun Bagan FC)
GroundVivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan
Mohun Bagan Ground
Capacity85,000
20,000
OwnerATK Mohun Bagan Pvt. Ltd.:
ChairmanSanjiv Goenka
Head coachJuan Ferrando
LeagueIndian Super League
2021–22Indian Super League, 3rd of 11
Playoffs: Semi-finals
WebsiteClub website
Current season
Departments of ATK Mohun Bagan FC
Football pictogram.svg Football pictogram.svg Simple Game.svg
Football
(Men's)
Football
(Reserves
& youth)
eSports

ATK Mohun Bagan FC (Bengali pronunciation: [ˈeˈtiˈke ˌmohɔn ˌbagˈan]) is an Indian professional football club based in Kolkata, West Bengal.[1] The club competes in Indian Super League, the top flight of Indian football. Their reserve side most often competes in Calcutta Football League. The club, which was formed as a merger between the football section of multi-sport club Mohun Bagan AC and the ATK FC, began to play from the 2020–21 season as ATK Mohun Bagan FC.[2] The entity continues with the existing registration of Mohun Bagan AC with AIFF and IFA (W.B.), and its history and tradition.[3]

The principal owner of ATK Mohun Bagan is Sanjiv Goenka led consortium called Kolkata Games & Sports with Mohun Bagan AC serving as the co-owner. ATK Mohun Bagan continues to share a fierce rivalry, known as the Boro Match, with Mohun Bagan's long-time city rival East Bengal.[4] The first derby match was played on 8 August 1921.[5] The Mariners also have a considerate rivalry with the big clubs from Kerala; namely Gokulam Kerala and Kerala Blasters.[6]

Background

History

On 15 August 1889 Mohun Bagan Athletic Club was founded as Mohun Bagan Sporting Club under the patronage of the three famous aristrocratic Bengali families of North Kolkata – Mitra family, Basu family and Sen family.[7][8] The club's first notable achievement came on 29 July 1911 when Mohun Bagan defeated East Yorkshire Regiment in the final of IFA Shield, which was then the most prestigious football tournament in India. With Mohun Bagan's victory it became the first native team to win the Shield and also a symbol of nationalism during the Indian independence movement, making the headlines in numerous newspapers in India as well as in the UK.[9][7] The club continued to make immense contributions in Indian football throughout the history, thereby earning the title of "National Club of India" from the Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi in his speech at the centenary year event, and was honoured by a postage stamp from the Government of India.[10][11]

In 1996 the club was one of the founding members of India's first domestic league, National Football League (NFL), which later got rebranded as I-League in 2007.[12] [13] In 1998, United Spirits, a subsidiary of Vijay Mallya owned United Breweries Group, entered into a partnership with Mohun Bagan by buying a 50% stake in the club's football division and formed a joint-venture entity named United Mohun Bagan Private Limited.[14] For the first time the club was transformed into a corporate establishment from a society status, and the name of the club's football division was thus changed to McDowell's Mohun Bagan FC.[15]

In 2014 All India Football Federation (AIFF), along with IMGReliance and Star Sports, launched a franchise football league, Indian Super League (ISL).[16] A consortium, named Kolkata Games and Sports Pvt. Ltd., of former Indian cricketer Sourav Ganguly, along with businessmen like Harshavardhan Neotia, Sanjiv Goenka and Utsav Parekh, and La Liga side Atlético Madrid, won the bid for the Kolkata franchise to play in ISL.[17] The franchise became the first team to officially launch, as Atlético de Kolkata on 7 May 2014, and went on to win the first ISL.[18][19] This year also marked the 125 years of Mohun Bagan, which was celebrated the following year with much vigor as they won their first I-League title in 2015. In 2017 Atlético Madrid ended their partnership with Atlético de Kolkata selling their ownership stake to Goenka and the franchise was then rebranded as ATK FC.[20] The same year Mohun Bagan ended its partnership with United Breweries after a long period of internal disputes and court proceedings.[21]

A roadmap, jointly planned out by AIFF, FSDL and the clubs of I-League and ISL, to gradually recognise ISL as the only top-tier league of India by 2023, was agreed upon in 2019, and it also included an option to allow two I-League clubs to join ISL by 2022, henceforth Mohun Bagan and East Bengal were decided to be the ones to be included.[22] During the 130th anniversary that year, Mohun Bagan was inducted into the Club of Pioneers, a network of the oldest existing football clubs around the world, on Mohun Bagan Day (29 July).[23][24] Year 2020 became a significant year for both teams as Mohun Bagan won its fifth league title to become the joint most successful club in the league's history and ATK won its third ISL final.[25][26] After the combined efforts by ISL organisers to include Mohun Bagan, the ownership group of ATK decided to disband the team and buy majority stake in Mohun Bagan's football division to form a merged entity named ATK Mohun Bagan Private Limited.[27][28] The team was rebranded and launched as ATK Mohun Bagan FC on 10 July 2020, after a month of delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic.[29][30]

Seasons

2020–21

Roy Krishna celebrating after scoring ATK Mohun Bagan's inaugural goal.

Most of players in the newly formed team for the ISL continued from the last ATK squad, including the five foreigners – Roy Krishna, David Williams, Edu García, Carl McHugh and Tiri, and the coaching staff led by Antonio López Habas. The biggest signing of the club in its debut ISL season was the veteran Indian defender Sandesh Jhingan. The team was led by five different captains – Pritam Kotal, Roy Krishna, Sandesh Jhingan, Arindam Bhattacharya and Edu Garcia, as decided by Habas.[31] The club narrowly lost the ISL Premiership on the last matchday as well as the ISL Championship in the final, both to Mumbai City but ATK Mohun Bagan became joint most points earner in a single season.[32][33][34] Roy Krishna was declared the joint top scorer of the season with 14 goals in 23 matches and Arindam Bhattacharya won the Golden Glove of the season with 10 cleansheets in 23 matches.[35] At the continental stage, ATK Mohun Bagan dominated the AFC Cup group stage, but eventually lost the inter-zone play-off semi-final to Nasaf Qarshi.[36]

2021–22

Juan Ferrando during an AFC Cup group stage match in 2022.

In the 2021–22 season, the club withdrew from the Calcutta Premier Division and also refused to participate in the Durand Cup due to unavailability of first team players and lack of a reserve team.[37][38] Prior to the start of 2021–22 season, Sourav Ganguly, one of the co-owners of ATK Mohun Bagan Pvt. Ltd. decided to step away from his role in the club in order to avoid conflict of interests with the club's principal owner and chairman, Sanjiv Goenka.[39] The club made some of the big transfers of 2021 in Indian football that included, Liston Colaco for around $161K and Hugo Boumous for more than $250K.[40] ATK Mohun Bagan also signed a Finnish midfielder Joni Kauko, who had recently played in UEFA Euro 2020.[41] On 18 December, Habas announced his decision to resign from his duty as the head coach of the team after a winless run of 4 matches including their biggest loss in the league till then.[42] On 19 December, Goa president announced that ATK Mohun Bagan signed their head coach Juan Ferrando,[43] through a buyout clause that possibly made him highest paid coach in ISL.[44] ATK Mohun Bagan matched Goa's 15 matches unbeaten streak until they lost against Jameshedpur and finished 3rd in the league table.[45][46] In the ISL play-offs, they lost against Hyderabad on aggregate score in the semifinals. The club easily managed to qualify for the AFC Cup group stage through the qualifying play-offs, and eventually booked a spot in the inter-zone play-off semi-finals.

Club culture

Crest

The Sailing Boat of Mohun Bagan and its iconic green-maroon colours were retained in the club's logo by the newly merged consortium.[47] The sailboat signifies Mohun Bagan's place of establishment: North Calcutta, on the banks of the Ganges. In fact Calcutta was the capital during the later 19th century and a prime trade center of British India, where the primary mode of transportation was through the waterways. The colours of the crest has its connection to the representation of the Sundarbans in the earliest crest design of Mohun Bagan.[48]

Colours

At the club's first board of directors meeting after the merger on 10 July 2020, it was announced that the club would retain the traditional colours of Mohun Bagan – green and maroon – as their official club colours.[49]

On 12 November at the official unveiling of the kits for the 2020–21 season, the released kits followed the traditional colour schemes of Mohun Bagan, green and maroon home kit and a white dominant away kit, with a "Champions" tag below the club crest in honour of the successful preceding season for both Mohun Bagan and ATK in their respective leagues.[50] The home kit design followed the traditional striped shirt of green maroon and maroon shorts, and the away kit was a white shirt of four green and maroon narrow bands through the middle and white shorts. The kit designs were continued for the next season as well.

The third kit of the team wasn't released until 29 December 2020 when the club fielded the team against Chennaiyin FC donning a black and grey striped jersey. The third kit was a resemblance of ATK's 2019–20 away colours, which was discontinued in the next season due to controversies and backlash from the supporters.[51]

Ownership

The club is owned by ATK Mohun Bagan Pvt. Ltd., which was formed as a merger of a consortium of Sanjiv Goenka, Utsav Parekh and Sourav Ganguly owned Kolkata Games & Sports Pvt. Ltd. and Mohun Bagan Football Club Pvt. Ltd..[52][53] While Kolkata Games & Sports holds 80% of stakes in ATK Mohun Bagan, Mohun Bagan serves as minority stakeholders with 20% of stakes[54] ATK Mohun Bagan FC continues with the existing registration of Mohun Bagan AC in the All India Football Federation and the Indian Football Association.[55]

Kit suppliers and sponsors

Period Kit manufacturer Principal sponsor Other sponsors
2020–21 Nivia SBOTOP[56] SRMB TMT, MP Birla Cement, TV9 Bangla, CESC
2021–22 SRMB TMT, MP Birla Cement, CESC, Socios.com, BKT
2022–present Parimatch News[57] SRMB TMT, MP Birla Cement, Gigabyte, CESC, Alliance Broadband

Supporters

Since the establishment of Mohun Bagan in 1889, the club had been distinctly supported by dedicated and loyal fans, known as 'Mariners', across the nation, which also includes various high-profile personalities. The principal owner and chairman of the club, Dr. Sanjiv Goenka, was himself an ardent follower of the club, belonging to a family of Mohun Bagan supporters. In his first interview after the merger he said, "When I grew up, Green and Maroon was very much part of my being."[58] The co-owner of the club, Sourav Ganguly had even played for the club's cricket team for many years in the past.[59]

Historically, Mohun Bagan had had record average home attendances in a number of I-League seasons. In the 2014-15 I-League season, their vocal support in away matches in Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru was arguably unseen in Indian football until then. In 2015 an all-female supporters' group, called Lady Mariners, was established. The group became India's first all-female football supporter's club.[60] Around 2016, ultras of Mariners, called Mariners' Base Camp, was formed with its various wings spread all around India, to revolutionize the Indian football fan movement through tifos, chants, slogans and pyrotechnics.[61][62][63] In March 2020, a digital fanbase called Mariners' Arena became the first fan club in West Bengal to launch their official fan merchandise.[64]

The merger of ATK with Mohun Bagan was met with harshly negative reception among the Mariners, followed by numerous protests around the city, digitally as well as on streets.[65][66] The fans feared that the merger would become a mark of their 'mother club' and its century-old legacy's conclusion.[67] Gradually as the air of doubts were cleared, the resentment was calmed, though few ultras continued to voice their demands with hard statements.[68][69] Regardless, the club received considerable support with members of numerous fan clubs actively participating in ISL Fan Wall during ATK Mohun Bagan's matches in its debut season. During the club's 2022 AFC Cup group stage matches, an average of 33,371 fans attended the matches under a limited crowd capacity due to COVID-19 pandemic in India.

Stadiums

Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan

Oliver Kahn's farewell match against Mohun Bagan at the Salt Lake Stadium.

ATK Mohun Bagan plays its home matches at Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, commonly called Salt Lake Stadium, located in the suburb of Bidhannagar in Kolkata.[70] A multi-purpose stadium owned by the Government of West Bengal under Youth Affairs and Sports Department, the VYKB primarily hosts football matches, apart from occasional track and field events. The stadium was built in 1984, predominately for matches like Kolkata Derby that featured attendance too huge for the grounds in Maidan to accommodate. Before its renovation in 2011, it was the largest football stadium in the world by capacity of 120,000. Prior to the construction and opening of Rungrado 1st of May Stadium in 1989, it was the largest football stadium in the world. It is currently the fourth largest sports stadium in Asia by capacity. The gigantic stadium features three tiers of concrete galleries with nine entry gates, including a VIP gate, and 30 ramps for the spectators to reach the viewing blocks. 2022 AFC Cup preliminary round 2 was the first match that the team played at VYBK, since the merger happened during the restrictive situation due to COVID-19 pandemic in 2020.

Mohun Bagan Ground

Mohun Bagan Ground in 2018.

The Mohun Bagan Ground, located in the urban park of Maidan near Mohun Bagan's club tent and opposite to the Eden Gardens, is owned by Mohun Bagan's football division. Historically, the ground was regularly used by the club to play major tournaments and numerous significant matches until it was merely used as a training field and mostly play minor tournaments. By installing floodlights at the ground in 1977, Mohun Bagan had become the first club in Maidan to do so, and they were first operated during an exhibition match against Pakhtakor Tashkent on 10 February 1977. The ground facilities were also used for training by Atlético de Kolkata during 2015 Indian Super League, and since 2017–18 season the ground had been used for Mohun Bagan's I-League home matches after an upgrade of the stadium. The stadium has galleries on three sides and a rampart on the fourth side. The north side, a contemporary gallery of the stadium, having bucket seats installed, is for the members of the club.[71] In 2022 Mohun Bagan renovated the stadium in the lines of VYBK with artificial turf and upgraded amenities so that it can be used for their home matches in Indian Super League and other big tournaments when required. Since the merger in 2020, the first match that the team played was a friendly fixture against Chennaiyin in August 2022.

Rivalry with East Bengal

The Kolkata Derby
Kolkata Derby, held on 19 January 2020, was won by Mohun Bagan by 2–1.

Kolkata Derby or the Boro Match is a football match between ATK Mohun Bagan FC (previously Mohun Bagan AC) and its city rival East Bengal Club. The rivalry was born out of a social tension between the two cultural groups of Bengalis in Kolkata: the Ghotis (nativists) and the Bangals (migrants), that eventually led to the formation of East Bengal Club as a representation of the Bangals, and hence the Derby. The first match between the two sides was played on 8 August 1921 in the Coochbehar Cup semifinal that ended in a goalless draw. Mohun Bagan won the replayed semifinal by 3–0 score. The goals in the first ever derby were scored by Rabi Ganguly, Poltu Dasgupta and Abhilash Ghosh.

Till 28 August 2022, 382 matches have been played between the two teams out of which ATK Mohun Bagan has won 125 matches and East Bengal won 132 matches, the rest ended with a draw.[72][73]

After the merger, the first encounter was in the 2nd match-week of ISL on 27 November 2020 at Tilak Maidan in Goa, where ATK Mohun Bagan beat East Bengal by a margin of 2–0.[74] Roy Krishna and Manvir Singh were the goal-scorers for ATK Mohun Bagan.

The two clubs currently meet at least twice a year in Indian Super League and once a year in Calcutta Football League.

Players

First-team squad

Club captain Pritam Kotal in 2022
As of 18 July 2022

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
1 GK India IND Vishal Kaith
2 DF India IND Sumit Rathi
5 DF Australia AUS Brendan Hamill
6 DF Guinea GUI Florentin Pogba (3rd captain)
7 MF Finland FIN Joni Kauko (2nd captain)
8 MF Republic of Ireland IRL Carl McHugh
9 FW Australia AUS Dimitri Petratos
10 MF France FRA Hugo Boumous
11 FW India IND Manvir Singh
12 GK India IND Avilash Paul
13 MF India IND Ravi Bahadur Rana
14 MF India IND Lalrinliana Hnamte
15 DF India IND Subhasish Bose (4th captain)
16 MF India IND Abhishek Suryavanshi
No. Pos. Nation Player
17 FW India IND Liston Colaco
18 MF India IND Ningomba Engson Singh
19 FW India IND Ashique Kuruniyan
20 DF India IND Pritam Kotal (1st captain)
22 MF India IND Deepak Tangri
23 GK India IND Debnath Mondal
24 MF India IND Lenny Rodrigues
25 FW India IND Kiyan Nassiri
27 FW India IND Md. Fardin Ali Molla
29 MF India IND Ricky Shabong
30 MF India IND Pronay Halder
31 GK India IND Arsh Anwer Shaikh
44 DF India IND Asish Rai

Other players under contract

As of 20 May 2022

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player
12 GK India IND Avilash Paul (Out due to injury)
4 DF Spain ESP Tiri (Out due to injury)
DF India IND Ashutosh Mehta (Banned due to doping)

Out on loan

As of 31 January 2022

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Pos. Nation Player

Current technical staff

Juan Ferrando on pitch inspection with Mohun Bagan AC General Secretary Debasish Dutta at Mohun Bagan Ground.

Current coaching staff

Position Name
Head coach Spain Juan Ferrando
Assistant coach India Bastob Roy
Goalkeeping coach Spain Ángel Pindado
Athletic development coach Greece Akis Petrou Oikonomou
Physical trainer Spain Luis Alfonso Martínez
Head physiotherapist India Abhinandan Chatterjee
U-13 and U-15 head coach Spain Josep Roma Gibert

Current board members

Sanjiv Goenka
Office Name
Chairperson Sanjiv Goenka[75]
Directors Utsav Parekh[75]
Gautam Roy[75]
Sanjeev Mehra[75]
Debasish Dutta[75]
Soumik Bose[76]
Chief executive officer Raghu Iyer[56]

Recent seasons

As of March 2022

Since 2020

Season Indian Super League ISL Playoffs Super Cup Durand Cup Asian club competition Calcutta Premier Division
Pos. Pl. W D L GF GA Pts.
2020–21 2nd 20 12 4 4 28 15 40 Runners-up Cancelled[a] Cancelled[b] AFC Cup[c] Inter-zone play-off semifinalist Cancelled[d]
2021–22 3rd 20 10 7 3 37 26 37 Semifinalist Cancelled[a] DNP AFC Cup Inter-zone play-off semifinalist Withdrew[e]
2022–23 [to be determined] [to be determined] [to be determined] 3rd of 5

Group Stage[f]

Withdrew[g]
  1. ^ a b Super Cup was cancelled due to a busy schedule of Indian football team.
  2. ^ Durand Cup was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic in India.
  3. ^ While Mohun Bagan was a direct entrant in AFC Cup Group Stage, ATK was to play in AFC Cup Qualifying Play-offs. However after the merger ATK Mohun Bagan earned the AFC Cup Group Stage spot.
  4. ^ CFL was cancelled due to COVID-19 pandemic in India.
  5. ^ Due to most of the players unavailable for the international break and the 2021 AFC Cup knockout stage, the management decided to opt out of the league, as a result the IFA awarded w/o to the teams facing ATK Mohun Bagan.
  6. ^ Since 2022 Durand Cup became a mandatory tournament for all ISL clubs to participate in order to fulfil the required no. of domestic games be played so as to qualify for AFC competitions.
  7. ^ Due to the disallowance of a player to play any other tournament during the ISL imposed by FSDL and the lack of a reserve squad, the management decided to opt out of the league.

Mohun Bagan AC (1996–2020)

Season National Football League / I-League Domestic Cup
(various)

[a]

Asian club competition Calcutta Premier Division Other major honours
Pos. Pl. W D L GF GA Pts.
1996–97 5th of 6 (First Phase) 5 1 3 1 6 5 6 Federation Cup Quarterfinalist 1st Bordoloi Trophy
1997–98 1st 18 9 6 2 20 10 34 Semifinalist 2nd
1998–99 4th 20 6 9 5 19 17 27 Winners 2nd IFA Shield
1999–00 1st 22 14 5 3 36 17 47 Cancelled[b] ACC Qualifying
round 2
2nd IFA Shield
2000–01 2nd 22 13 6 3 40 19 45 Cancelled[b] 1st Durand Cup,
Rovers Cup
2001–02 1st 22 13 5 4 31 19 44 Winners 3rd Bordoloi Trophy
2002–03 7th 22 9 6 7 35 25 33 Semifinalist ACL Qualifying
round 4
2nd All Airlines Gold Cup
2003–04 9th 22 6 6 10 23 24 24 Cancelled[b] 2nd IFA Shield
2004–05 8th 22 5 8 9 16 19 23 Runners-up 1st All Airlines Gold Cup
2005–06 3rd 17 8 6 3 17 10 30 Pre-quarterfinalists 2nd All Airlines Gold Cup
2006–07 8th 18 5 6 7 15 21 21 Winners AFC Cup Group Stage 1st Indian Super Cup
2007–08 4th 18 8 6 4 22 17 30 Semifinalist 1st
2008–09 2nd 22 13 4 5 30 20 43 Winners AFC Cup Group Stage 1st Indian Super Cup
2009–10 5th 26 10 6 10 48 43 36 Semifinalist 2nd
2010–11 6th 26 8 10 8 34 32 34 Runners-up 3rd
2011–12 4th 26 13 8 5 51 32 47 4th of 4

(Final Group Phase)

2nd All Airlines Gold Cup
2012–13 [c]10th 26 11 8 7 40 34 29 2nd of 4

(Final group phase)

2nd
2013–14 8th 24 6 10 8 23 24 28 Semifinals 2nd
2014–15 1st 20 11 6 3 33 16 39 3rd of 5

(Group Stage)

2nd
2015–16 2nd 16 8 6 2 32 16 30 Winners ACL Qualifying round 2 3rd
AFC Cup Round of 16
2016–17 2nd 18 10 6 2 27 12 36 Runners-up AFC Cup Group Stage 3rd
2017–18 3rd 18 8 7 3 28 14 31 Super Cup[d] Semifinals 2nd
2018–19 5th 20 8 5 7 27 28 29 Pre-quarterfinals[e] 1st
2019–20 1st 11 12 3 1 35 13 39 Durand Cup[f] Runners-up 2nd
  1. ^ Primary domestic cups in India have varied over time.
  2. ^ a b c Federation Cup was postponed.
  3. ^ Mohun Bagan refused to field a side for the second half of a league match due to crowd troubles. For this reason the club was fined and had to start from nil points midway through the season.
  4. ^ From this year the Federation Cup was discontinued and a newly rebranded Super Cup was introduced.
  5. ^ Super Cup was boycotted by I-League clubs in protest of partiality against them over ISL clubs.
  6. ^ Due to the COVID-19 lockdown Super Cup wasn't held and Durand Cup was promoted to the de facto domestic cup.


Performance in AFC competitions

as ATK Mohun Bagan FC

Season Competition Round Club 1st Leg 2nd Leg Agg. Highest Scorer
2021 AFC Cup
Group stage India Bengaluru 2–0 Roy Krishna
(2 goals)
Maldives Maziya 3–1
Bangladesh Bashundhara Kings 1–1
Inter-zone play-offs Uzbekistan Nasaf Qarshi 0–6
2022 AFC Cup Qualifying stage Sri Lanka Blue Star 5–0 Liston Colaco
(4 goals)
Bangladesh Abahani Limited Dhaka 3–1
Group stage India Gokulam Kerala 2–4
Bangladesh Bashundhara Kings 4–0
Maldives Maziya 2–5
Inter-zone play-offs Malaysia Kuala Lumpur City 1–3

as Mohun Bagan AC

Season Competition Round Club 1st Leg 2nd Leg Agg. Highest Scorer
1987 Asian Club Championship Qualifying round Iraq Al-Rasheed SC 0–2 Sisir Ghosh
(6 goals)
Nepal Manang Marshyangdi Club 6–1
Pakistan PAF FC 4–1
Bangladesh Mohammedan SC 2–2
1988–89 Asian Club Championship Qualifying round Pakistan Crescent Textile FC 8–0 Sisir Ghosh
(5 goals)
Nepal Kathmandu SC 4–2
Oman Fanja SC 1–0
Semi-final round Kuwait Kazma SC 1–0
China Guangdong Hongyuan FC 6–0
Iraq Al-Rasheed SC 2–0
1990–91 Asian Cup Winners' Cup First round China Dalian Shide FC 0–1 4–0 5–0
1994–95 Asian Club Championship Preliminary round Maldives Club Valencia 7–1 Tausif Jamal
(4 goals)
Sri Lanka Ratnam SC 5–1
Second round Thailand Thai Farmers Bank FC 0–4 3–0 [a] 7–0
1995 Asian Club Championship First round Maldives Club Valencia 2–1 1–0 2–2
(a)
Manoharan, Satyabrata Bhowmik
(1 goal each)
1999–00 Asian Club Championship First round Bangladesh Muktijoddha Sangsad KC 2–1 0–0 2–1 Chima Okorie, Dipendu Biswas
(1 goal each)
Second round Japan Júbilo Iwata 8–0 n/p[b] 8–0
2002–03 AFC Champions League Qualifying stage Sri Lanka Saunders SC 0–2 5–1 Baichung Bhutia
(4 goals)
Maldives Club Valencia 2–2 0–3
South Korea Daejeon Hana Citizen 6–0 1–2
2007 AFC Cup Group stage Singapore Tampines Rovers FC 0–0 2–0 Lalawmpuia Pachuau
(2 goals)
Thailand Osotspa Samut Prakan FC 1–0 0–0
Malaysia Pahang FC 1–2 2–0
2009 AFC Cup Group Stage Syria Al-Karamah SC 1–0 0–4 Rakesh Masih
(1 goal)
Jordan Al-Wehdat SC 1–2 5–0
Kuwait Kuwait SC 0–1 6–0
2016 AFC Champions League Qualifying stage Singapore Tampines Rovers FC 3–1 Cornell Glen, Jeje Lalpekhlua, Katsumi Yusa
(1 goal each)
China Shandong Taishan FC 0–6
AFC Cup Group stage
Maldives Maziya S&RC 5–2 1–1 Jeje Lalpekhlua
(6 goals)
Hong Kong South China AA 0–4 0–3
Myanmar Yangon United FC 3–2 1–1
Round of 16 Singapore Tampines Rovers FC 1–2
2017 AFC Cup
Qualifying stage Sri Lanka Colombo FC 1–2 2–1 4–2 Jeje Lalpekhlua
(4 goals)
Maldives Club Valencia 1–1 4–1 5–2
Group stage India Bengaluru FC 2–1 3–1
Bangladesh Abahani Limited Dhaka 3–1 1–1
Maldives Maziya S&RC 0–1 5–2
  1. ^ The AFC ordered that the 2nd leg was to be played in Malaysia due to a plague threat in India, but Mohun Bagan objected to the ruling; Thai Farmers Bank was given a walkover and Mohun Bagan was ejected from the competition, fined $3,000 and banned from AFC competitions for three years. The ban was later lifted.
  2. ^ The match was played over one leg by mutual agreement


Records and statistics

Manegerial record

As of 7 September 2022

Head coach From To M W D L Win % Major honours Ref
Spain Antonio Habas 1 July 2020 18 December 2021 33 17 8 8 51.52%
Spain Juan Ferrando 20 December 2021 present 26 15 6 5 57.69%

Honours

Domestic

eSports

The organizers of ISL introduced eISL, a FIFA video game tournament, for the ISL playing clubs, each represented by two players. ATK Mohun Bagan hosted a series of qualifying games for all the participants wanting to represent the club in eISL. On 20 November the club announced the signing of the two players.[78]

Roster

ATK Mohun Bagan eSports FIFA roster
Players Coaches
Handle Name Nationality
KT_Dhillon Singh, Kultaran India
BindraTej Bindra, Sehrtej Singh India
Head coach
  • Vacant

Legend:
  • (I) Inactive
  • (S) Suspended
  • Substitute player Substitute
  • Injured Injury / Illness
  

Latest roster transaction: 19 November 2021.

Seasons

Season League Playoffs
Pos. M W D L Pts.
2021–22 11th 20 3 2 15 11 Did not qualify

References

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