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ISL and I-League Teams in Revamped Durand Cup

East Bengal Coach Alejandro Menendez Dissatisfied With Durand Fixture

Kolkata: City football giants Mohun Bagan will take on Mohammedan Sporting in the opening fixture of the 129th edition of the Durand Cup on August 2 at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan, as the iconic meet will see participation from both I-League and Indian Super League clubs alongwith military outfits.

The third oldest competition in the world will have sixteen teams — five from ISL, six from I-League and one from I-League second division — vying for the top honours. The Indian Army will have two teams — Army Red and Army Green — with the Indian Air Force and the Indian Navy also taking part. The final will be held on August 24. (IANS)

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