Prayag United Sports Club
Prayag United Sports club or Prayag United S.C. is an Indian football club based in Kolkata city of West Bengal. It is one of the football club of India which plays in first division of I-League - India's premier football league. Prayag Group is the owner of the club. The club is currently ranked seventh nationally.
History of Prayag United Sports club
Prayag United Sports Club was founded in 1927. It was called as Eveready Association. In 2006 it was renamed as United Sports Club. In 2011, the club was named as Prayag United Sports Club which is its current name. Salt Lake Stadium acts as the home ground for the club which has a capacity of 1,20,000 audience. In 2007, the club was promoted to play in the first division of I-League.
The club went on to win the second division of I-League in 2008. Another biggest achievement of Prayag United Sports club is becoming winner of the 2010 Durand Cup and runners-up in 2011 Durand Cup.
Current Squad, Captain and Other Information about Prayag United Sports Club
Lalkamal Bhowmick is the current captain of the team. Here is the names of other players of the clubs squad - Subrata Pal, Chinta Chandrashekar Rao, Ravindra Singh, Gour Naskar, Dhanachandra Singh, Bello Razaq, Baldeep Singh, Lalkamal Bhowmick (Captain), Ranti Martins, Zakeer Mundampara, Gouranga Biswas, James Singh, Mohammed Rafique, Snehashish Dutta, Carlos Hernandez, Deepak Mondal, Sukhen Dey, Gouramangi Singh, Asif Kottayil, Sangram Mukherjee, Lester Fernandez, Sankar Seal, Franscis Xavier, Shankar Oraon, Joychandra Singh, Usman Ashik, Shylo Tulunga, Anupam Sarkar, C.K. Vineeth, Dipak Mandal, Tapan Maity, Bivas Sarkar, Soumik Roy, Bapi Saha, Arindam Ghosh, Ishan Debnath. Ranti Martins who played for Dempo Sports Club in previous seasons was imported to the club for an amount of 1.85 crores. Here is the other information about the club:
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