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Mohun Bagan & East Bengal approach West Bengal BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya over I-League - ISL issue

The Kolkata giants have turned to the BJP leadership in the state in a bid to ensure they remain in the top tier of Indian football next season...

Kolkata giants Mohun Bagan and East Bengal look set to drop out of Indian football's top division once the recommendation by the All India Football Federation (AIFF) to hand the AFC Champions League qualifier spot to the Indian Super League (ISL) winners is ratified by the Asian Football Confederation (AFC).

The two clubs ply their trade in the I-League, the winners of which might have to be content with a spot in the AFC Cup play-offs.