Exclusive: East Bengal women’s team officially signs!
Last Updated 5:37 PM 28th December 2019 .
East Bengal Women’s team has been officially formed now as 21 members of the team signed for the Red and Golds at the IFA Headquarters yesterday with few more to sign today.
East Bengal Club has decided to form a women’s team after a span of many seasons and take part in the oldest women’s football league in India, the Calcutta Women’s Football League (CWFL) which will take start soon in the new year.
East Bengal had previously taken part in this competition and even won the title back in 2001. However, after a few seasons, the women’s team was discontinued due to lack of funds.
The Red and Golds have already appointed renowned footballer Kuntala Ghosh Dastidar, the former captain of the Indian national women’s football team as the coach of the Women’s team.