Kolkata giants East Bengal Club fly tomorrow to Ho Chi Minh City for their second AFC Cup Group H match to face Vietnamese side Saigon Xuan Thanh on Wednesday. And after their opening day victory against Selangor FA from Malaysia, the red-and-gold would like to keep the momentum going in their quest to qualify for the tournaments pre-quarterfinals.
The match against Sai Gon Xuan Thanh isn’t the first meeting of the two as the clubs had played each other at the Becomex ID Cup in Ho Chi Minh City on October 9, 2011 which Saigon Xuan Thanh had won 1-0.
EAST BENGAL CLUB
Gurpreet Singh Sandhu, Abhijit Mondal
Thokchom Naoba Singh, Uga Okpara, Gurwinder Singh, Raju Eknath Gaikwad, Saumik Dey, Robert Lalthalmuana
Sanju Pradhan (Captain), Mehtab Hossein, Penn Orji, Lalrindika Ralte, Subodh Kumar, Harmanjot Singh Khabra
Chidi Edeh, Andrew Borisic, Baljit Singh Sahni, Robin Singh
Trevor Morgan (Head Coach), Atanu Bhattacharya (Goalkeeper Coach), Rajesh Basak (Physiotherapist)