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Video: East Bengal's coach Eelco Schattorie speaks ahead of Johor Darul Ta'azim encounter

With East Bengal travelling away to Johor for their AFC Cup opener, new head coach Eelco Schattorie spoke to the media about their expectations and hopes in the tournament.

East Bengal’s coach Eelco Schattorie will look to get his reign off to a winning start

Kolkata giants East Bengal Club have named their 18 player squad for their opening day away trip to Malaysian side Johor Darul Ta'azim in Group F of the 2015 AFC Cup. The match would be played on Tuesday, February 24 at the Stadium Tan Sri Dato Hj Hassan Yunos in Johor Bahru.

The match would see the debut of Dutchman Eelco Schattorie, who was introduced as the new head coach of the red-and-gold on Thursday evening in Kolkata. In Group F besides Johor Darul Ta'azim (Malaysia), East Bengal Club would also face Kitchee SC (Hongkong) and Balestier Khalsa FC (Singapore) in the group four team group stage. 

Here a KEB TV feature on what East Bengal Club coach Eelco Schattorie said ahead of his team's opening AFC Cup - Group F encounter against Johor Darul Ta'azim in Malaysia tomorrow.


 

Here are the details of the travelling delegation:

EAST BENGAL CLUB 

Goalkeepers 

Subhasish Roy Chowdhury, Abhijit Mondal, Luis Xavier Barreto 

Defenders 

Abhishek Das, Deepak Kumar Mondal, Milan Susak, Gurwinder Singh (Captain), Arnab Mondal, Robert Lalthalmuana 

Midfielders 

Shylo Malsawmtluanga, Joaquim Abranches, Mehtab Hossein, Leo Bertos, Cavin Lobo, Lalrindika Ralte, Mohammed Rafique 

Forwards 

Ranty Martins Soleye, MacPherlin Dudu Omagbemi 

Officials 

Eelco Schattorie (Head Coach), Sujit Chakravarty (Assistant Coach), Alvito D'Cunha (Technical Manager), Rajesh Basak (Physio), Dr. Santi Ranjan Das Gupta (Team Doctor), Manish Banerjee (Manager), Gautam Roy (Media Officer)

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