Sudeva Delhi FC vs Mohammedan SC: Preview and Predicted Line-ups

Sudeva Mohammedan, Football Express

The New club Sudeva Delhi FC will host the 1st match of the second tier I-League against Mohammedan SC on 9th January at Salt Lake Stadium.

As a debut club, Sudeva Delhi will play their first-ever match in the I-League 2021-22 Season. They possess homegrown Indian players in the squad.

Sudeva won the I-League Qualifiers last year, after bidding for the I-League 2021 season they earned a direct entry in the League.

Mohammedan won the Durand Cup and IFA Shield Cup in 2013-14. The only Kolkata based club to take part in the 2021 I-League season.

SC East Bengal and ATK Mohun Bagan are other Kolkata based team currently playing in the Indian Super League.

Sudeva Delhi FC vs Mohammedan SC: Preview

The Delhi based team to play its first match in the I-League 1st division. They played in the 2nd division of the I-League. As the club recently received a direct entry into the I-League after taking part in the bid.

They will try to win as many matches possible to end at a decent position at the end of the league.

Whereas the Black Panthers played in many leagues of the country. They are the former champion of the Sikkim gold Cup. In 2019 they won the 2nd division I-league competition.

They will look for an awesome start this season, They will appear for the 3rd time in the I-league.

Sudeva Delhi FC vs Mohammedan SC: Team News

Sudeva head coach Chencho Dorji is training a complete Indian squad for the I-League 2021 season.

“We have a young team that has been working very hard. We keep our expectations very high and we would like to start our season with a win. It would be the perfect setting for our season ahead.”

“We want to win all our matches, that is what we expect from ourselves and that is our target. Starting with a win would be very good for the morale of the players who have worked really hard.”

-Chencho Dorji

The Black Panthers have some talented professional players whom they would rely upon. Jose Hevia head coach of Mohammedan will field his players to win the first match of the season.

Predicted Lines-ups and Score

Sudeva Delhi FC: Lovepreet Singh, Prashant Choudhary, Naorem Tondonba Singh, Lunkim Seigoulun Khongsai, Ngaraipam K, Pintu Mahata, William Pauliankhum, Manvir Singh, Ngangbam Naocha, Naorem Mahesh Singh.

Mohammedan SC: Md. Rafique Ali, Munmun Lugun, Sujit Sadhu, Safiul Rahaman, Arijeet Singh, Kingsley Obumneme, Manoj Mohammad, Mohammed Fatau, Alen Deory, Gani Nigam, Raphael Onwrebe.

Sudeva Delhi FC 0 – 1 Mohammedan SC

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