Baichung Bhutia says He’s very excited to see the Kolkata derby again in ISL
Former Indian Captain and the first 100 Indian national cap holder Baichung Bhutia feels wonderful after East Bengal joins ISL. Baichung Bhutia thinks the Kolkata derby will attract other teams and players to join ISL. Joining of these two old Indian clubs in ISL will enhance the glamour of this league.
In an interview with IANS Baichung Bhutia shares his opinion about East Bengal’s joining ISL.
Baichung Bhutia says he’s very happy for the East Bengal fans
“I am very happy that finally East Bengal got an investor and are hopeful of playing ISL this year. I am really happy for the fans. They have been praying to see East Bengal play in the top league.”Baichung Bhutia told IANS.
Baichung Bhutia says there is enough time for East Bengal to build their team
“East Bengal have already signed quite a few players, I think. So, I don’t think there should be any problem.
“I think they have enough time. Other teams have also not really started training and some, like Chennaiyin FC and NorthEast United, have just appointed their coaches. Even Hyderabad FC had to change.”
Baichung Bhutia says He’s very excited to see the derby again in ISL
“I am very excited to see the derby in the ISL. I can assure you that East Bengal and Mohun Bagan coming to the ISL will bring more charm. It will lift the tournament.”
Baichung Bhutia says East Bengal become matured enough after the Quess issue
“I think they have learned their lessons from the past (with former investors Quess). I am sure everybody will become more mature now.
“I-League will continue to do well. They will still have ambition that clubs could qualify for the ISL in a few years time when relegation and promotion starts.”Bhutia concluded.