Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Mohammedan Sporting - The Football History

The football history of Asian nation is replete with the tales of “The huge Three” Clubs of Kolkata, or rather of Asian nation. These 3 Clubs ar Mohun Bagan AC, Mohammedan Sporting Club and East bengal. of those 3 Clubs, Mohun Bagan attained the excellence of being the primary Indian team to raise the IFA protect by defeating AN English squad, the East York Regiment by 2-1 in 1911. No doubt, a really commendable action and a minimum of this success provided the Indian individuals one thing to cheer concerning.

But the enjoyment tested to be short-lived. The cheer died down terribly before long and also the Indian nationalists relapsed into slumber. when concerning 20 years, a brand new spectre arose and commenced to haunt British within the field house and haunted them ceaselessly for concerning eight years from 1934 to 1941 (if we have a tendency to take into accounts the B.F.A League Championship of Mohammedan Sporting in 1939). That spectre was that of Mohammedan Sporting Club that created a history by turning into the primary club to win the Kolkata league ceaselessly for five yrs from 1934 to 1938. but the team won in 1940 and 1941 with the IFA protect Championship. it had been additionally the primary to smash the monopoly of British army unit soccer groups in 1940 within the Durand Cup, the oldest soccer tournament in Asian nation. Mohammedan Sporting is that the initial club in Asian nation to introduce trendy age, by sporting boots, and so the advantage of British teams gone. this method helps the club to the touch the sky by winning League for five times during a row .The club became the sole Second Indian squad when metropolis Muslim Club to win the Rover’s Cup (Bombay) in 1940. It became the primary Indian team to win the Du Mont Morency Cup (Lahore) in 1939.

History in Details

"Veni, Vidi, Vici" or " I came, I saw, I conquered" may be a notable Latin phrase spoken by Roman Emperor julius caesar in forty seven B.C. Similary . this phrase will be with competence employed in rising of the Mohammedan Sporting Club in Kolkata soccer.Mohun Bagan tried to win the distinguished "Calcutta League" for eighteen years, East bengal additionally wanted for it for nine long years. however all their efforts was mud everytimes at the top of the season.They could not break the monopoly of British non-regimental groups like "Calcutta Club" or "Dalhousie"or alternative regimental British teams . the simplest they might to induce a "Runnes Up" place. solely dissapointment had been rebuilt to the Indians. At this vital juncture Mohammedan Sporting Club got the chance to play within the initial Division of "Calcutta League" in 1934.With the assistance of nice strength and iron determination like warriors, they stormed into the areana of Kolkata soccer. They uprooted all the obstacles in their approach . solely win might stop this run. and that they created history , the "First club " to win the "Calcutta League". They beat "Dalhousie" by three points within the league.Like a dream this run extends to future  four seasons and bagged all total five League Championship between 1934 to 1939!!!!!!!!!!!! It seemd that there have been no squad apart from Mohammedan Sporting Club.However, Mohun Bagan won the league in 1939. however Mohammedan Sporting failed to play that league owing to skirmish with IFA.
MSC won the IFA protect for the primary time when MB as AN club in 1936 by beating "Calcutta Club" 2-1. The goal scores were Rashid (Junior) and Rahim.

One of the options of Muslim Culture is to possess religion in religion(Islam). Therefore ,the Muslim community in Kolkata discovered a brand new team to play fotball even before putting in place of Mohun Bagan or Aryans.They supported "Jubilee Club"in 1887 below the leadeship of Nawbab Aminul Islam. Then this name was become "Crescent Club". Cresect club's name once more become "Hamidia Club" . Finally this "Hamidia Club" came to be referred to as "Mohamedan Sporting Club" in 1891.

At the beginning ,the status of the club was poor.The elite Muslims patronized the "Muslim Institute" rather.MSC reamained within the darkness of economic condition for a protracted time .They compete two or three friendly matches and barely existed at the bottom of Sealdah Kaiser Street.But Mohammedan Club painted common Muslims, the poor Muslims at that point.At the top of the nineteen th Century MS went on to play in "Trades Cup" , however lost the match against "Hastings"

But within the begining of twentieth Century , Mohammedan Sporting Club got the fortune.They acquired C.B.S faculty ground in "Maidan" with the assistance of Sayeed Anees Hossain Khan.Before 1930 ,MSC won "Koochbehar Cup" in 1902 ,1906, 1909.Later in 1947 and 1952 it additionally won this cup.In the 30's Former Hockey captain of this club S.A .Aziz took the responsibility of the club . He was a shrewd person.He knew that if MS has got to hold his position within the future ,it required the common muslims support.Success within the soccer will get this.

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As a result MS got the four th position in Second Division League,after East bengal, E.B.R, Loyal Regiment.Next year they enclosed the discarded Mohun Bagan playe Kale Khan and Hafiz Rashid.Aziz had nice insight in soccer and high ambition.He appealed the players across india within the name of Islam, and this trick became hit.Most of the players came fom metropolis.Anwar of Quetta got the place.Jumma khan came from the Front.From Bangaloe came Musha, Mohiuddin, and Rahamat (He was referred to as "Magician" within the field). Aaqil Ahmed came from KalighatClub.Uncomparable Samad came from Rail.Now the journey started.

MSC beat Dalhousie by four goals ,also derailed "Calcutta Club" by three goals however lost the match against East geographic area by 1-2 and actor with Mohun Bagan 1-1. bit by bit Muslim individuals came into the bottom to check MS enjoying.In the second leg they beat East bengal by 4-2,in the half of this match MS used the boot to counter rain-soaked ground. it's outstanding that MS was the primary club to use boots.

At the top of the league Mohammedan Sporting became initial club to win it ,by taking twenty seven points out of twenty matches, three points clear from Dalhousie and Mohun Bagan.MB won the protect in 1911 ,during future thirty years Indian soccer has got to endure the dominance of British Club.But MS bust this tradition in its initial appearence within the laeague!!!!!!!!!!!

As the Muslims lived a down-trodden life, they atleast got one thing to cheer . that they had currently Mohammedan Sporting Club. Crowds poured into the tent and ground to observe them enjoying. MS bit by bit became common Muslims aspirations.From then MS represents not solely the bengal Muslims however additionally Muslims of Asian nation .Muslims across the country supported this club , it had got an enormous quality. MS created AN integrarion among Muslims.MSC became the entity against British oppression.The supporters of MS herbaceous plant   "Mohammedan Sporting tumko lakho lakho salam,humlog desh Ka badsha Harkat ul-Mujahedeen ,aur sab hain gulam".

After this success currently the Elite muslims came into soccer club. The mebers of MS had been greatly increased .In 1901 ,the financial gain of the club was Rs.80, currently it reaches quite one large integer. In 1935 Rahim came from Vizag , he compete for the replacement of Habib because the latter got scraped.Rahim caught the eye of the general public in his initial appearence.And eventually MS upraised the league for the Second time by defeating East bengal 1-0.

In 1936 , MS had the possibility of winning the league for straight three during a row. They gathered Osman, the goal keeper from city, besides Noor Mohammed, Nasim , Salim.This year they additionally became the league champion , with two points clear from Runners Up "Black Watch".MSC additionally won the IFA protect this year by beating calcutta 2-1 , goal scorers for MS were Rashid (Junior) and Rahim.
In 1937 MS once more took the league with half dozen points clear from East bengal.MSC recorded five th league tiltle during a row when beating "Customs" 1-0. This was the most important action of any Indian soccer Club up to now. this sort of dominance was ne'er seen before in any sports.
In 1939, MS together with E.B and Kalighat left IFA and shaped BFA. Taking this chance MB won the league in 1939. however MS once more reinstated in 1940 and 1941 , by beating MB and EB severally. currently they got the league eight th times in nine years !!!
Durand Cup is that the oldest soccer tournament in Asian nation and third oldest soccer tournament within the world, solely English people FA-Cup and also the Scottish FA-Cup ar older than it.

The Durand soccer Tournament was started by Sir Mortimer Durand at Shimla in 1888. In 1940 the venue was shifted to Indian capital.Mohammedan Sporting Club had the excellence of winning Durand Cup because the initial club . MS beats Royal Warwickshire Regiment 2-1.MSC additionally won the Rovers Cup in 1940.MSC won the IFA protect in 1941 by beating "K.O.S.B" 2-0. Rashid and Sabu were goal scorers from MS. in 1942 Mohammedan Sporting upraised IFA protect for the third time when beating East bengal 1-0 within the final . The winning goal came from Noor Mohammed (Senior).

The "Golden" players of this "Golden Era" of MS were:- Osman, Goal Keeper, Jumma Khan (The Chinese Wall of Mohammedan Sporting Club) and Taj Mohammed within the back, Nasim, Noor Mohammed, Sabu, Mohiuddin, Masum,Aaqeel ali were first-class players.Noor and Aaqeel were the simplest centre- [*fr1] in Calcuttta soccer.And within the strike zone there have been Rahamat, Rahim, and Rashid , Samad , Noor Mohammed (Junior), Abbas, Rashid (Junior),Rahim and at the last however not least Bachhi Khan.
In the five th decade of the twenty th century , Mohammedan Sporting Club started the campaign with a bunch of valuable players like -Olympian Latif, Salim, Aziz, Nizamuddin, Babu jaan,Babu, Raman, Masud Fakri, Niyaz Ali, Aabid , Azam Jaan, Moin, Musa ,Omar , Salauddin, ,Mohammed Ali, Rahamatulla, Fazlur Rahaman (G.K) and Ilyas(G.K).In 1956 MS went on to win the "Rovers Cup" for the second time MS beats MB 3-1 within the final.This Rovers Cup win sealed the approach once more to induce back those Golden Era.In 1957 ,MSC bagged the "Double" by winning each the League and IFA protect. within the league ,MSCdefeated EB by a degree and defeated Railway Sports 3-0 in IFA protect Final. The Goal scorers from MS were Sayeed Ahmed (2) and Omar.They additionally won the "Haren Mukhejee Shield" by defeating M.B 1-0 . The goal scorer was Omar. The team plarers were:- Abdulla(G.K),Mushtaq Ahmed, Salam within the back. Moin and Ahmed Hossain ,Rahamat Ali within the Half-back, Sayeed Ahmed ,Rahamatuall,Omar ,Yamani,and Saluddin. within the five th decade MS was greatly served by Abdulla, Ahmed,Akhta,Bali, Rameswar, Babu ,Raman and Balan.


The next success came when actual ten years later.Mohammedan Sporting Club won the Kolkata League in 1967 while not losing one match!They were the unconquered champion and registered their10 th league title.MSC's centre forward Papnna scored nineteen goals to become the very best goal scorer in this season.The captain of the team was stopper John.

In the half dozen th decade ,the accepted players of MS were:- Thangaraj, Sakil, Mushtafa, Mushtaq, Ahmed ,Kanaian,J oseph Papanna, Sujat,Altaf, Latif, Ramana,Sardar Khan, Mir Kashim, Sadatulla, Sukumar subunit, and also the EB veteran Ahmed Khan.

In 1971 MS won the IFA Sheild by defeating Tollygunje Agragami 2-0 within the final.The goal scorers were Akbar and Biman Lahiri.MSc won this IFA protect while not conceeding a goal.Goal keeper Zoha was exceptional within the Quarter Final match against Nedarsuchen (West Germany). The MS team was shaped by these players:- Sayeed Zoha (G.K), Montu Karamakar(Bikram Debnath), S.John, Altaf, Sukumar subunit, Anthony theologist, Latif,Biman Lahiri, Papanna, Sadatulla and Sardar Khan.
In the eight th decade ,the success came at the start.MSC won the Kolkata League in 1981 with a degree clear from MB.MSC was unconquered champion during this 1981 league. This was the third time within the History of Mohammedan Sporting Club.The 1981 league was outstanding within the sense of contribution of plenty of Hindu Players like :-
Bhaskar Ganguli, Chinmay Chaterjee,Alok Mukhejee,Prasun Banerjee,Prasanta Banejee, Manas Bhattacharya, Bidesh Basu,Gouranga Banejee,Ranjit Mukherjee,Tapan Das, Uttam Majumdar,Kartick Seth,and Shibnath Barui.Before this Samaresh Choudhury and Surajit Sengupta additionally compete.The captain of the team was Moidul Islam.

In 1983 Mohammedan Sporting Club won the Federation Cup for the primary time by defeating Mohun Bagan 2-0. within the next year in 1984 MS won the Federation Cup by defeating East geographic area 1-0. The goal scorer was Jamshed Nasiri.They additionally won the Nagzi Trophy,Nizam Gold Cup, Rovers Cup. In 1986,a match was delayed owing to some reason.The President of MS wrote a letter to the IFA. IFA thought it had been terribly terribly objectionable, and it relegated MS from the one st Division to the two nd Division of the league!!!!!!!!!!!But MS answered IFA's  hateful behaviour by returning within the next year once more within the league and additionally won the Rovers Cup in 1987.This was the last major tournament won by MS up to now.

The highest goal scorer from Mohammedan Sporting Club within the Kolkata League were:-

Rashid Khan(16) in 1935 Kolkata League.
Rahim(18) in 1938 Kolkata League.
Bechan(21) in 1948 Kolkata League.
Abid Hussein(13) in 1955 Kolkata League.
Abid Hussein(25) in 1956 Kolkata League.
Papanna(20) in 1967 Kolkata League.
Akbar(20) in 1975 Kolkata League.
Latifuddin(22)in 1976 Kolkata League.
Sabbir Ali(12) in 1979 Kolkata League.
Manas Bhattacharya(18) in 1981 Kolkata League.
Sabbir Ali(12) in 1983 Kolkata League.
Chibujor(13) in 1988 Kolkata League.

MSC team was coached time to time by these players:-

Olympian Abdul Sattar,Amal Dutta, Sayeed Nayeemuddin, Tapanjhoyti Hindu deity , Sankar Banejee, Goutam Sarkar ,  Krishnendu Roy ,Jamshed Nasiri, Pradeep Banerjee,Mohammed Habib, Biswajit Bhattacharya, Subhash Bhowmick, Shabbir Ali.
And the accepted club officers were - Subed Ali, Wachel Molla, Kazi Almas Khan, G.M.Dosani, Justice Masud, Dr,Shoaib Alam, Obaid Ali, Supreme Being saigol, Abdul Aziz, Golam Mushtafa, G.M .Tahe, Israr Ahmed, Erfan Taher, Sk Anwar Ali, Taj Mohammed, Haider Ali Naskar, Suleman Khursid, Tayeeb Ali, Mir Mohammed Omar, ruler Ahmed. In 1991 ,a grand procession was taken place from Park Circus to Club tent to celebrate MSC's a hundredth years foundation .


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