August 16, 2022
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Krishna to play in Durand Cup

Fijian wonderboy Roy Krishna will his debut for Bengaluru FC against Jamshedpur FC in the 131st edition of the Durand Cup, in Kolkata tomorrow.
 
Head Coach Simon Grayson wrapped up a three-week preseason camp having his eight new signings line up to feature in the Blues squad with Krishna, Prabir Das, Javi Hernandez, Sandesh Jhingan, Faisal Ali, Hira Mondal, Aleksandar Jovanovic and Amrit Gope making the list.
 
Bengaluru went down on penalties to eventual champion FC Goa with a squad comprising youngsters and no foreigners, in its most recent appearance at the Durand Cup reports sportstar.thehindu.com.
 
Bengaluru has been drawn alongside Jamshepdur FC, FC Goa, Indian Air Force FT and Mohammedan SC in Group A, with the top two teams from each group set to make it through to the knockout rounds.
 
Meanwhile, FC Goa will open the tournament against Mohammedan SC at 7 pm at the Vivekananda Yuba Bharati Krirangan in Kolkata today.
 
By Romeka Romena  


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