Srinagar, December 6: Real Kashmir FC is set to take on Peerless SC in its first match of the IFA Shield Football tournament at East Bengal ground Kolkatta today at 1:30 .
It will be first match of the campaign for the Kashmir based in the tournament. Real Kashmir FC is first ever team from Kashmir to play in IFA Shield.
Having already started it’s pre-season activity, only I-League football club of J&K, Real Kashmir FC is going to kick off it’s campaign in historic IFA Shield in Kolkatta .
Real Kashmir has been in Kolkatta from last six days in its own created bio-secure bubble ahead of the I-League. As the whole I-League which starts next month, is being held this time in Kolkatta due to COVID-19 pandemic, Real Kashmir FC have also stationed itself in the city. Before I-League, the Kashmir based club would be taking part in historic IFA Shield tournament. In its first match of the tournament Real Kashmir FC would be taking on Peerless SC at East Bengal ground on Sunday.
Real Kashmir would be playing second match of the tournament on December 9 against Aryan Club at Kalyani Ground.
In the IFA Shield tournament , Real Kashmir FC would be playing without most of it’s foreign recruits while as coach David Robertson is expected to join team on Sunday.