Saviola, Edmilson and Sabrosa to be a part of Barcelona legends aspect: Soccer Subsequent



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14 Sep 2018, 22:41 IST

Kolkata, Sep 14 (PTI) Metropolis-based Soccer Subsequent Organisation Friday claimed that former Argentina star ahead Javier Saviola, Brazilian midfielder Jose Edmilson and Portugal winger Simao Sabrosa will likely be a part of the Barcelona Legends aspect that’s slated to tackle Mohun Bagan right here on September 28.

Nevertheless, there’s an air of uncertainty over the match as an All India Soccer Federation official stated the organisers are but to take permission from the governing our bodies.

“For any match like this one must take permission from FIFA, AIFF and the state physique (IFA) in order to facilitate Visa course of. However they haven’t but knowledgeable us,” the official stated.

The match can be slated on the eve of the Indian Tremendous League opener however that will not be a difficulty because the Soccer Sports activities Improvement Restricted have given the go-ahead.

“We had a gathering with Soccer Subsequent Organisation’s Koushik Moulik a month again and given a inexperienced sign. Our solely concern was to get a prepared pitch in order that the ISL can get underway, to which they’ve agreed,” an official stated.

In the meantime, Moulik at a media convention on the Mohun Bagan launched an 18-member squad which additionally consists of the likes of Roger Garcia, Juliano Belletti and Fernando Navarro.

Mohun Bagan, then again, have already declared a 51-man preliminary squad. A remaining checklist of 30 gamers will likely be revealed quickly.

The present squad consists of a number of present and former India internationals like IM Vijayan, Bhaichung Bhutia, Deepak Mondal, Surkumar Singh, Sunil Chhetri and lots of others.

The Barca legends aspect are scheduled to go to the Barcelona academies in New Delhi and Mumbai as its a part of a challenge that goals to contribute to the globalisation of the Barca model and its values by means of the yesteryear legends, in addition to to assist the gamers earn cash after retirement


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