Southern Samity

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Southern Samity
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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
2016-17 2nd
Current season

Southern Samity is an I-League 2nd Division club based in Kolkata,[2] established in 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. In the year 2015 they played in Calcutta Premier Division Group A.[4]


Team squad as of 24 May 2017[edit]

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

No. Position Player
India GK Sourav Chakraborty
2 India GK Sandip Nandy
India FW Basant Singh
2 India DF Deepak Mondal
India DF Sukhwinder Singh
3 India DF Snehasish Chakraborty
4 India DF Tomba Singh
5 India FW Ashim Biswas
6 India FW Biswajit Saha
7 India FW Dhanarajan
No. Position Player
8 India DF Anthony Soren
12 India FW Safar Sardar
India FW Gautam Kuzur
India FW Nagen Tamang
India GK Ashok
India FW Suman Hazra
India FW Jony Routh
Nigeria FW Ogba Kalu
7 India FW Dhanarajan
7 Nigeria FW Odafa Okolie