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Mohun Bagan officials resign alleging 'non cooperation' from secretary

IANS  |  Kolkata 

City football giants Bagan club officials and on Monday stepped down from their posts alleging non-cooperation from

The club's assistant Bose and director-cum- Dutta put in their papers on Monday afternoon and later called a at the Journalists' Club to announce their decision.

"This is not an overnight decision. We have been thinking about it for about four years now. We have not found a solution and the situation has worsened. No one is indispensable," Bose told reporters.

Asked whether the players would suffer due to this and with the Super Cup coming up in a few days' time, Dutta said, "The team is in safe hands with

"We have recently pruned the squad to 25 and they will leave for Bhubaneswar on March 19 for practice. They (and his office bearers) have a lot of time left to make a champion squad for next season," he added.

When contacted, Mitra said he is yet to receive anything in writing and therefore cannot react.

"I've not yet got the letter. I can comment only after that. I heard they held a press conference announcing their resignation," Mitra told IANS over phone.

Bagan finished third in the this season collecting 31 points.

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First Published: Mon, March 12 2018. 18:08 IST
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