Points to Remember:
- City football giants Mohun Bagan conferred their Life Membership to Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee after club officials met him at his residence.
- Besides conferring him with Life Membership, the club also handed him the First Day Cover of 1911 and the maroon green jersey with his name written on it.
- In 1911, Mohun Bagan became the first Indian club to win the Indian Football Association (IFA) Shield beating the East Yorkshire Regiment of the British Army in the final.
About Mohun Bagan:
- Mohun Bagan Athletic Club is a professional football club based in West Bengal, India.
- The club was established on 15 August 1889 by Bhupendra Nath Bose and is one of the oldest existing association football club in India and Asia.
- Coach: Kibu Vicuna
Important Possible questions based on above News:
- Which athletic Club has recently conferred their Life Membership to Nobel Prize winner Abhijit Banerjee? Mohun Bagan
- Recently City football giants Mohun Bagan conferred their Life Membership to which Nobel Laureate? Abhijit Banerjee