(Last Updated on : 09-03-2016)
Tollygunge Agragami is a football club based in Kolkata
, West Bengal
. They play in the Sahara Kolkata Premier League and have also played in I-League. They also compete in the Kolkata premier League against good teams like East Bengal and Mohun Bagan.
History of Tollygunj Agragami
The Tollygunge Agragami team was founded in the year 1943 as Russa Agragami Samity, and later renamed as Tollygunge Agragami in 1955. Their home ground is the Rabindra Sarobar Stadium, which has a capacity of 17,000. They play their home NFL matches at the Salt Lake Stadium though. Although the team has not been as successful as their city rivals, Kingfisher East Bengal FC
and Mohun Bagan A.C.
, they are a team to watch out for. Kolkata based Wear industries is sponsoring this team.
Homeground of Tollygunj Agragami
The homeground of Tollygunj Agragami is Rabindra Sadan Stadium
and it has a capacity close to 20000 people. However, they play their home games in Salt lake Stadium
Players in Tollygunj Agragami
The players are mostly Indian. They are Sanjay Burman, Upendra Kr. Singh, Raju Ganguly, Sheikh Nasibul Haque, Shanku Guha, Sheikh Habibur, Amit Kundu, Surojit Mondal, Tanmoy Das, Fiaz Alam, Sumon Bose, Pappu Das, Sundarlal Hembram, Kallol Pal, Surajit Ghosh, Satyajit Dutta, Bickram Singh, Sanjay Ghosh, Raj Ghosh, Rajib Rao, Ayan Chowdhury, Soumyajit Das, Bijendra Pal Singh, Jasbinder Singh, Parveen Kumar, Mohd. Alamgir, Somnath Mandal (captain), Sougata Majumdar, Abhishek Aich and Arup Das. Presently, the three foreign players in Tollygunj Agragami are Uga Okpara, Okarogor Praise and Koko Sakibo.
Manager of Tollygunj Agragami
Presently, the manager of the team is Ranjan Chowdhury. He had been the assistant coach of East Bengal team. Also he had been the development coach of Pune FC youth players.
Honours and Accolades of Tollygunj Agragami
1997/98 2nd Division National Football League.
1999 McDowell's Cup
2003 Libero One-Day Cup
IFA Shield Runners up- 1971, 1991
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