East Bengal FC: List of all Foreign recruits in club’s history!

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Last Updated 1:46 AM 18th May 2020 .

East Bengal Football Club has been one of most glorious sporting institutions of the country for the past 100 years. It has brought in glory and fame for the nation and for the millions of fans all across the world, to keep the flame of the torch, that symbolizes with the club, burning with pride.

Today, we have tried to compile a list of all the foreign players who have donned the famous bright Red and Gold kit and etched their names into the history books by helping the club win trophies and accolades through various generations. (The list has been tried to narrow down to as much accurate as possible per available records)

List of all Foreign recruits

(by first season of joining)

Masood Fakhri – First foreign recruit post independence

Devine, Chima and Samad (1987)

Aslam – Munna – Rumi (1991)

Opoku, Musah and Jackson (1998)

Okoro, Douglas, Musah (2003)

Berger, Ramez Dayoub (could not sign), Edmilson and Sebastian (2009)

Penn and Tolgay (2010); Soumik left

Bernard Mendy after scoring in his debut 2015/16

Johnny Acosta (2018)

List of all Foreign recruits

(by their nationalities)

Argentina
Julian Camino, Sebastian Monesterolo

Australia
Srećko Mitrović, Tolgay Özbey, Andrew Barisic, Milan Susak, Chris Payne

Bangladesh
Tarapada Roy , Balai Dey , Monem Munna, Sheikh Mohammad Aslam, Rizvi Karim Rumi, Golam Mohammad Gaus, Rakib Hussein, Mizanur Rehman

Brazil
Manilton Santos, Preto, Marcelo Domingos, Ossius Luis Ferreira, Jose Carlos, Douglas De Silva, Gilmar da Silva, Cristiano Júnior, Juliano Martins, Paolo Da Silva, Marcos Secco, Luiz Octavio Alvez de Souza “Lucas”, Marcio Fernandes Tomaz, Cristiano Hilario de Oliveira, Daniel Jorge, Thiago S Ferreira da Costa, Edmilson Marques Pardal, Alexander da Silva “Leko”, Charles da Silva

Cameroon
Ngassa Ewane Gyu Mertial, Guy Ndem Herv

Congo DR
Liswa Nduti

Costa Rica
Johnny Acosta

Czech Republic
Jan Berger

England
Steven Alan Prindiville, Neil Edmonds, Peter Maguire, Calum Angus

Equatorial Guinea
Eduardo Ferreira

France
Bernard Mendy, Kassim Aidara

Ghana
Suley Musah, Jackson Egypong, Emmanuel Opoku, Abu Iddrisu, Willie Brown, Kennedy Ofosuhene Amponsah, Siva Mumuni, Felix Aboagye, Abdul Samad Okocha, Yusif Yakubu, Ishmael Addo, Abel Hammond

Haiti
Wedson Anselme

Iran
Mahmood Khabaji, Majid Bishkar, Jamshid Nassiri, Gholam Ali, Samad

Ireland
John Devine

Ivory Coast
Bazie Armand

Japan
Arata Izumi , Ryuji Sueoka, Katsumi Yusa

Kenya
Sammy Omollo, Haggi Azande Abulista, Toni Jose Oniyenga, Boniface Ambani, Julius Owino

Kyrgyzstan
Ildar Amirov

Latvia
Thomas F. Vallery, Sergei Kutov

Liberia
Ansumana Kromah

Mexico
Enrique Esqueda

Myanmar
Fred Pugsley, Ruk Bahadur

Nepal
Ganesh Thapa, Dev Narayan Chaudhary

New Zealand
Leo Bertos

Nigeria
David Williams, Charles Apu, Chibuzor Nwakanma, Emeka Ezeugo, Chima Okorie, Jhonny Akujebi, Lulu, Christopher, Jallaluddin, Kelechi Okorie, Humphrey Zebba, Felix Abayomi, Beili, Awoyemi Isiaka, Omolaja Olalekan, Mike Okoro, Ernest Jeremiah, Bolaji Majek, Abeeku Gaiesi, Ibe Ikechukwu Gift, Uga Okpara, Penn Orji, Ekene Ikenwa, Chidi Edeh, Ranti Martins, Dudu Omagbemi, Bello Razaq, Orok-Orok Essien, Adelaja

Pakistan
Masud Fakhri, Niaz, Ghazi, Jamal, Sambal Khan, Moosa, Hassan

Rwanda
Louis Aniweta

Scotland
Alan Gow

South Africa
Sydney Nkalanga, MacDonald Mukansi

South Korea
Do Dong Hyun

South Sudan
James Moga

Spain
Borja Gomez Perez, Jaime Santos Colado, Antonio Rodríguez Dovale, Martí Crespí, Marcos de la Espada, Juan Mera González, Víctor Pérez Alonso

Sri Lanka
Selim Noor, Peter Wilfred

Sweden
Ulf Johansson

Syria
Mahmoud Al Amna

Tanzania
Ally Mayay Tembele

Trinidad & Tobago
Willis Plaza, Carlyle Mitchell

Uganda
Ivan Bukenya, Khalid Aucho

Ukraine
Andriy Malchevsky

Uzbekistan
Ilkhom Sharipov, Olim Talliev

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