Monday, June 8, 2015

Play for Nepal: East Bengal lifts Garden City Fan's Derby via penalties

When you have the biggest on-field enemies, drama is bound to happen. That was exactly the atmosphere of the Fan’s Derby organized by Love for the Game in memory of Nepal earthquake.

After a stalemate in regulation time, the match went on to the penalties. Other than the online viewers watching the live streaming on, there were few hundred supporters present on the venue, Kicks on Grass, jeering and cheering. Regulation time saw some good skills from both teams, missing with goals by a whisker. 

The derby culminated at penalties with East Bengal getting the better of Mariners@Bangalore by a narrow 4-3 margin. 

Mukul Das was adjudged the best player for Mariners@Bangalore while Jit getting the best player award for the winning team. 

The cause is ably supported by the reigning ISL- Indian Super League Champions Atl├ętico de Kolkata

The organizers, Love for the Game, are not charging any participation fee for this tournament. Rather the participating teams are requested to pull money in the form of cash/cheque and hand over to the organizers on the event day. They will donate the same amount to the cause of Nepal earthquake relief.

For Nepal earthquake donations through Love for the Game do email them at or call at +91-9916798822/+91-8095264888. 

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